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Health & Social Care

In order the gain the Access to HE Diploma, learners must achieve a total of 60 credits. Of these 60 credits, 45 credits must be achieved at Level 3 from graded subject specific units.

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    Learners will need to hold GCSEs at grade 9-5/4 (A*-C) in English, Maths and Science.

    Assessment Method

    • Case studies
    • Oral presentation
    • Practical tasks/demonstrations
    • Question and answer (written and oral)
    • Tests/exams with seen or unseen papers
    • Tutor observation
    • Worksheets
    • Written assignments
    • Written essays/reports

    Aims of the course

    To give learners a general introduction to the basic concepts, methods, and key areas of knowledge within the core disciplines taken and offer a coherent and stimulating framework within which they can broaden their intellectual outlook and make connections between subject areas;

    • To help learners to develop and consolidate the various skills required to enable them to cope successfully with the demands of undergraduate study and to become independent, self-directed learners

    Progression Opportunities

    Higher Education study in areas related to Health and Human Sciences. These may include some of the following areas of Degree level study: Health and Social Care, Mental Health Nursing, Midwifery, Nursing, Nutrition, Public Health, and a wide range of combined and related degrees.

    Facilities

    Access to Science lab where science-based units require practical work.

    • Access to IT facilities with specialist software as appropriate.
    • Access to learning resources and online facilities.
    • Access to VLE or other system, such as Microsoft Teams, Google Classroom.
    • Access to resources for specialist learner support and reasonable adjustments.

    Career Options

    Health and Allied Professions

Course Details

Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Day
Mode Full Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 06/09/2021
End Date 01/07/2022

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 3,384 p/year
24+ £3,384 p/year
International £9,000 p/year
Saikou Sanyang

Saikou Sanyang

"We had a great bond as a class, and our course tutor was always willing to go the extra mile to support learners. I feel that I have really grown both personally and professionally."

Serifat Kareem

Serifat Kareem

"Coming to Lewisham College gave me time to truly think about what I wanted to do as an undergraduate student, it really helped my decision to study for a Master’s afterwards – particularly the 'Professional Development' module."

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Coronavirus update

Lewisham College is closely monitoring all communications and guidance as it becomes available. This information is for students and staff and reflects updates from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Public Health England (PHE). We are prepared to escalate our contingency arrangements in the event of change.

The government is monitoring the situation closely and will continue to work with the WHO and international community. For staff and students it remains business as usual across our sites and our workplaces.

Please note that, at present, this advice refers only to arrivals from Wuhan, and not the remainder of China. If you have returned from Wuhan you should:

General guidance for those planning visits to Wuhan or other destinations in China

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) maintains updated travel advice for those planning a trip to Wuhan or other destinations in China. This is available at:

www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/china

Note

This advice is derived from The Department of Health and Social Care will be publishing updated data on a daily basis at 2pm until further notice:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public#situation-in-the-uk

Supplementary Q&A for individuals wishing to know more around how the UK is managing the risk:

https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know/