This course has been designed to enable individuals to develop their transferrable and interpersonal skills in order to make them employable at supervisory or management level through a work-based approach to learning.
Following successful completion of the course, graduates will be prepared for further professional or academic study in order to enhance their career prospects in the future.
As with all Higher Education courses at Lincoln College, students enrolled on this course will be entitled to an additional package of vocational courses and workshops to complement the academic qualification. Examples include; First Aid training, Infection Control, Dementia Care and Manual Handling. Typical Course Structure
• Communication in Health and Social Care Organisations
• Principles of Health and Social Care Practice
• Health and Safety in the Health and Social Care Workplace
• Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care
• Working in Partnership in Health and Social Care
• Managing Human Resources in Health and Social Care
• Managing Financial Resources in Health and Social Care
• Managing Quality in Health and Social Care
Applications for this course are processed through UCAS.
Please make a note of the codes below, then continue to apply through the UCAS website:
Institute code: L42
UCAS Course code: L5MA
Course contact hours are typically comprised of:
12 hrs Theory sessions per week
1 – 2 hrs Practical / Seminar sessions per week
A minimum of 200 hours in Year 1 will be spent in work placements in the care sector
It is expected that students complete between 1 and 6 hrs of additional independent study per week in order to be successful on this programme.
Whilst the sessions delivered at College will fall between Monday and Tuesday from 9am – 7.30pm, it is expected that students make themselves available to complete part-time sector specific work or work experience hours outside of these times. Many of the opportunities offered through the college will require commitment during evenings and weekends.
A minimum of 64 UCAS Tariff points from the following:
BTEC National (Diploma or Extended Diploma) in a relevant subject
GCE A and AS Levels with at least one subject at A Level
Scottish Higher/Advanced Higher with at least one subject at Advanced Higher.
For mature applicants some experience may be taken in lieu of A Levels/ BTECs.
GCSE English Language – grade C or above
GCSE Maths – grade C or above
EU and International applicants
NARIC confirmed equivalent of 64 UCAS points
IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 and a minimum of 5.5 in each component. Equivalent English language qualifications are acceptable for applicants not requiring a Tier 4 visa.
There are typically 2-5 assessment tasks per unit delivered. The assessment methods used throughout the programme:
Presentations (group and individual)
The programme specification details the assessment strategy for each module.
Following completion of the HNC (year1) students may choose to apply to progress onto a nursing programme.
On successful completion of the HND, students have a strong set of practical skills to enter the Health and Social Care sector as a care supervisor or advanced practitioner.
Students can also top up to degree level at another higher education institution. The point of entry will depend on the chosen institution, the subjects studied and the grades achieved at HND.
Student Part Time (per academic year)
Home and EU Students £3300.00
International Students £4750.00
Tuition fees will remain unchanged for the duration of a student’s continuous enrolment.
Eligible students studying their first higher education funded course do not have to pay any tuition fees upfront. Instead, Tuition Fee Loans are available to UK and EU students and are paid directly to the College to cover the cost of fees. These are repayable after you graduate or leave your course and earn over £21,000 a year. For more information, please visit www.gov.uk/browse/education/student-finance
For further information on the support available to you, please see http://www.lincolncollege.ac.uk/higher-education/fees-finance
ADDITIONAL COURSE COSTS
Textbooks – varying costs (optional); Visits – varying costs (optional); DBS - £44 (compulsory)
Additional compulsory course costs will be paid for using the Lincoln College Bursary / Vocational Credit scheme. The scheme allows students to access the remainder of the Vocational Credit (up to a maximum value of £500 / £250) for additional optional courses, workshops, professional memberships and resources. There is no cash alternative. Students who wish to access opportunities in excess of the Vocational Credit may do so at full cost to themselves.
Please see the full ‘HE Terms and Conditions’ for details of additional library and printing costs associated with this programme.
Applications for this course are processed through UCAS, please see the course description and make a note of the Institute Code and UCAS Course Code.
Apply Online at UCAS
This course is validated by Pearson. The validating institution is responsible for awarding the qualification at the end of the programme. Students on validated courses are HEFCE registered, funded and taught at Lincoln College and it is the responsibility of the College to manage all aspects of this provision. The validating institution maintains an oversight of the programme throughout the academic year and must be satisfied that students are being taught in line with the required academic standards of the awarding institution. For full details of the responsibilities of both Lincoln College and the validating partners please see the HE Terms and Conditions page, section 11.
Full details and information regarding terms and conditions of study, relevant policies and procedures, offers and acceptance of offers can be found at: