Health and Social Care (2nd year of University – Level 5) 120 Credit
2nd year of University – Level 5
Qualifications is to provide a career path for learners who wish to develop their management and care capabilities within the health and social care sector. The outcome of the Certificate and Diplomas, which are recognised UK Qualifications, is for Students to develop the skills required by organisations globally. All units create learning that advances the thought leadership of organisations, offering conceptual and practical insights that are applicable in the companies of today and tomorrow. Furthermore, we look to develop the team leaders, managers and leaders of the future through the creation and delivery of learning appropriate for industry. The qualification will:
- prepare Students for employment and
- support a range of roles in the work place.
The qualifications provide a specialist work-related programme of study that provides breadth and depth of knowledge and understanding, along with practical skills required in the health and social care sector. It also allows specialist development through the optional units.
The qualifications will help to prepare professional staff and managers of the future in the health and social care sector. The qualifications provide a generic core of mandatory units that apply to all health and social care contexts; and allow learners to select specialisms in the optional units. The qualifications are suitable for part-time learners in the workplace but equally appropriate for fulltime learners who can also participate in formal work placements or part-time employment. Learners can progress into or within employment in the health and social care sector, either directly on achievement of the awards or following further study to degree level.
Core Units level 5
- Principles Underpinning Health and Social Care
- The Management of Quality in Health and Social Care
- Research Project
- Partnership working in Health and Social Care
- Working with Service users with Complex Needs
- Level 3 and/or 4 Qualifications.
- Work experience at a managerial level and demonstrate ambition with clear career goals.
- A first degree in another discipline and want to develop their careers in health and social care or business.
In certain circumstances, learners with considerable experience but no formal qualifications may be considered, subject to interview and being able to demonstrate their ability to cope with the demands of the programme. In the case of applicants whose first language is not English, then IELTS 5.5(or equivalent) is required. International Qualifications will be checked for appropriate matriculation to UK Higher Education postgraduate programmes. The applicants are normally required to produce two supporting references, at least one of which should preferably be academic.
Blended Learning (for students who are in the UK)
Online learning (International students who are abroad)
Full time: If you are studying full time online or blended learning you can complete each level in 6 months duration.
Part time: if you are studying part time online or blended learning you can complete each level in 2 years from the date of enrolment.
Fast track full time: if you are studying full time online or blended learning you can complete this level in 3 months.
Online: if you are studying online and studying at your own pace you can complete in 3/4 years’ time.
- There are no written Exams, only written assignment it must be submitted after completing each module.
- Overall Grading Type: Pass / Merit / Distinction
- 120 credit overall
After successfully passing all core units assessment, you will receive a level 5 Diploma from Qualifi awarding Body.
Students completing the QUALIFI Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care can progress to:
- The final year of an undergraduate degree; or
- Directly into employment in an associated profession.
Principles underpinning health and social care
All health and social care professionals have professional codes of conduct. The aim of this module is to develop understanding of the values, theories and policies underpinning health and social care practice and the mechanisms that exist to promote good practice within the sector.
The management of quality in health and social care
Quality is an essential component of health and social care services and a concept with many different interpretations and perspectives. The aim of this module is for learners to develop an understanding of different perspectives on health and social care service quality and how it is evaluated in order to empower and involve users of services.
This module aims to develop the learner’s skills of independent enquiry and critical analysis by undertaking a small pilot investigation of direct relevance to their higher education programme or professional development.
Partnership working in health and social care
The aim of this module is to enable learners to develop an understanding of the importance of working positively in partnership with others in health and social care. Learners will explore the nature of partnership on three levels. First, they will examine partnerships with users of services that empower individuals to make informed decisions and encourage independence. Second, they will consider partnerships between different professionals within health and social care and explore inter-agency working. Finally, learners will investigate organisational partnerships and examine different ways of joint working.
Working with service users with complex needs
The aim of this unit is to help learners to understand issues of health, disability and illness and how health care professionals can empower those with complex physical and mental health needs to determine their own care.