HND in Healthcare Practice Leading to BSc Healthcare

Course Title: Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Healthcare Practice (Integrated Health and Social Care)


COURSE OVERVIEW

The Pearson BTEC level 5 HND in Healthcare Practice (Healthcare Management) is a 2 year integrated course, that combines the Level 4 HNC with the Level 5 HND - to prepare students for employment or further studies in the field of management across a range of healthcare sectors.


  • Length of course: 2 Years
  • Awarding Body: Pearson
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  • Mode of delivery: Online
  • Study type: Full or Part Time
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COURSE DESCRIPTION

The Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Healthcare Practice (Healthcare Management) is a two year integrated course, that is designed to give students the guidance and qualifications they need to enter into a management role within their chosen field of healthcare.


Over the two years, students will obtain 240 credits through the Level 4 Certificate (HNC) and a Level 5 Diploma (HND). These two BTEC Higher National qualifications are structured to help students secure the knowledge, skills and attitude needed to succeed in the workplace. Through a carefully curated selection of modules, projects and work placements, students will receive a broad introduction to healthcare and expert teaching in how to work in management. Through optional modules, they will also have the flexibility to gain specific skills and experience that will guide them towards their specialist pathways.


Throughout evidence-based practice, personal research, self-study, directed study and workplace learning and experience - students will be fully supported by our excellent faculty and a personally allocated tutor. After completing their studies, graduates can expect to progress to further study, develop within their current field or enter straight into a new world of work.


COURSE REQUIREMENTS AND SUITABILITY

In order to be accepted onto this course you must posses ONE of the following:

 

  • 18 years or over
  • Fluent in the English language (if not a native English speaker, applicants must attend the Level 2 English Course or have one of the following: CEFR B2, PTE 51, or IELTS: 5.5)
  • In suitable employment before the programme commences (paid or unpaid)

 

They must all possess one of the following:

  • A BTEC Level 3 Qualification (or other L3 qualification) in Health and Social Care (or related subject)
  • Two or more GCSEs at grade C or higher (or equivalent i.e. 9 - 4), preferably in subjects including Maths and English
  • An Access to Higher Education Diploma
  • An international equivalent to any of the above

 

Please note that if you do meet any of the above criteria, but have relevant life, industry, or study experience - you may still be considered for the course, pending an interview. Please get in touch for further information.

 

COURSE FEES: HOW TO PAY & WHAT’S INCLUDED

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  • Included in the Fee: ll course materials, personal tutor support, access to our online social learning forum, live online classes, assignment marking and feedback

 

QUALIFICATION DELIVERY

This qualification is delivered online, through a combination of live classes and learning resources. Each student is assigned a personal assessor and our online classes give them the opportunity to discuss their studies with other learners whilst receiving advice, guidance, and support from an experienced pharmacy professional.

 

FIRST YEAR LEVEL 4 MODULES

For the Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Healthcare Practice (Healthcare Management), students must complete a total of 7 modules. These include 4 Compulsory Core Modules, 2 Compulsory Specialist Modules, and one Optional Module. Together, these must make up the required 120 credits:


COMPULSORY CORE MODULES

  1. 1. Law, Policy and Ethical Practice in Health and Social Care: 15 credits
  2. 2. Demonstrating Professional Principles and Values in Health and Social Care Practice: 30 credit
  3. 3. Supporting the Individual Journey through Integrated Health and Social Care: 15 credits
  4. 4. Fundamentals of Evidence-based Practice: 15 credits

COMPULSORY SPECIALIST MODULES (each worth 15 credits):

  1. 1. Developing Operational Management Skills for Healthcare Practice
  2. 2. Effective Reporting and Record-keeping in Health and Social Care Services

OPTIONAL MODULES: (Each student must choose one of the following 15 credit modules):

Each student must choose one of the following 15 credit modules


  1. 1. Addressing Health Inequalities
  2. 2. Health Education in Action
  3. 3. Supporting Dementia Care
  4. 4. Changing Perspectives in Public Health
  5. 5. Supporting Independent Living
  6. 6. Supporting Individuals with Specific Needs
  7. 7. Sociological and Psychological Perspectives on Health
  8. 8. Healthcare Technology in Practice
  9. 9. Supporting Adults in Residential Care

SECOND YEAR LEVEL 5 MODULES

For the Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Healthcare Practice (Healthcare Management), students must complete a total of 7 modules. These include 2 compulsory modules, 3 specialist modules, and 2 optional modules. Together, these must make up the required 120 credits (which along with the previous year of study will leave students with 240 credits in total).


COMPULSORY CORE MODULES

  1. 1. Innovation and Improvement through Action Research (Pearson Set Project): 30 credits
  2. 2. Reflective Approaches in Implementing Person-Centred Practice: 15 credits
  3. 3. Supporting the Individual Journey through Integrated Health and Social Care: 15 credits
  4. 4. Fundamentals of Evidence-based Practice: 15 credits

COMPULSORY SPECIALIST MODULES (each worth 15 credits):

  1. 1. Managing Quality in Care Environments
  2. 2. Facilitating Change in Healthcare Environments
  3. 2. Human Resource Management for Healthcare

OPTIONAL MODULES: (Each student must choose one of the following 15 credit modules):

Each student must choose one of the following 15 credit modules


  1. 1. Supporting Team and Partnership Working Across Health and Care Services/li>
  2. 2. Social Policy in Public Health
  3. 3. Team and Individual Leadership: Coaching and Mentoring Others
  4. 4. Project Management for Healthcare

 

ASSESSMENTS

Students will receive an overall grade of Pass, Merit or Distinction. This grade will be worked out as follows:

Each credit is worth a specific amount of points (Pass: 4 / Merit: 6 / Distinction: 8) and a student must receive a certain amount of points in order to obtain their grade:

 

  • Pass: 420 - 599
  • Merit: 600 - 839
  • Distinction: 840 +
  • In order to achieve these credits/points, students will be assessed through a combination of assignment types throughout the 2 years - including case studies, professional discussion, observation, practical learning, an assessment development portfolio, essays, reports, and presentations.

     

    WORK PLACEMENT

    This BTEC Level 5 HND course requires at least 450 hours of compulsory work experience (with at least 225 obtained in the first year at level 4). These should take place in one, or a combination of more than one, occupationally relevant setting.


    All students will be supported throughout their placement by tutors, assessors, and designated Workplace Mentors, and must complete a ‘Professional Learning and Development’ portfolio (PLAD).


    Please note that, in order to work in the care sector, students will require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance, which they will be responsible for arranging. As such, all prior criminal convictions must be declared to the College before admission.


    CORE SKILLS AND PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES

    Once students have completed the Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Healthcare Practice (Healthcare Management), they will be able to pursue a range of careers, including but not limited to:


    Alternatively students will have the credits they need to apply for the following for a range of further study options, including university study and professional courses. Students will also have the option to progress onto the:


    • Lower non-clinical managerial roles
    • Co-ordinator and supervisory roles in healthcare administration
    • Operation and support service positions such as in information, office, patient services, estates, and health improvement services.

    Alternatively, on successful completion of the course, students will have the equivalent of the first two years of a related honours degree at a UK university. As such they will have the credits they need to apply for the following further study options:

  • BSc (Hons) in Management Studies (Health and Social Care)
  • BA/BSc (Hons) in Health and Social Care
  • BA/BSc (Hons) in Health Studies
  • BSc (Hons) in Adult Nursing
  • BSc (Hons) in Public Health
  • BSc (Hons) in Health Promotion
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