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Course options

  • Qualification

    Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

**Why CertHE in Health and Social Care?**Our Certificate of Higher Education in Health and Social Care could be your first step to a successful and rewarding career helping others. The programme is taught over two semesters and designed to fit alongside your existing commitments – ideal if you’re already in employment. If you don’t have the qualifications to go straight onto a health and social care degree, this course is the perfect entry point. You’ll build the experience, confidence and academic abilities needed to apply, and you’ll be guaranteed an interview on successful completion of the course.You’ll learn from our experienced academic team in state-of-the-art facilities, including simulated care settings equipped with the latest technologies, while placements offer you the chance to be inspired and mentored by a variety of health and social care professionals and gain real-world care experience. This ensures you’ll be well prepared for further study and a future professional role, in an area such as adult nursing, mental health nursing, paramedic science, physiotherapy, social work or social care. If your ambition for your career is to make positive, life-changing impacts on peoples’ lives, this course will give you the foundations, support and direction to launch it.**Why University of Gloucestershire?**We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. Our vibrant and tight-knit community of over 10,000 students and staff paired with a wide variety of courses means you will have the best of both worlds – a diverse community of sports clubs, societies and activities while also benefiting from specialist lecturers who value you as an individual. Who Cares? We do. We care about our students and the planet. We listened to what our students value most, turning our prospectus digital and providing opportunities for them to protect the planet and move on to study in an environment that works hard to support future generations. As a result, we’re proud that the University of Gloucestershire has been judged the UK’s most sustainable university.Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the dynamic county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies.**After the course**Your story with us doesn’t end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 92% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study within six months of completing their course*, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan.*Graduate Outcomes Survey published 2021 and based on 2018/19 leavers.**Experience an open day**Book yourself a place at a University of Gloucestershire open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. Our open days have been designed to inform you, inspire you, and help you make the right decision about your next step. It’s your chance to see the university for yourself, get a real insight into what we're about and meet your potential course tutors and lecturers. Our friendly student ambassadors will also be on hand to show you round your campus. **To find out more information about this course, visit www.glos.ac.uk/OurCourses, email us on enquiries@glos.ac.uk or call 03330 14 14 14.**

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 15,000per year

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University information

University of Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    98th

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

From day one, students are supported by a dedicated personal tutor, small classes, and a close community.
Placements, trips and one-to-one support help students build confidence to try new things – preparing them for life after graduation.
With three unique campuses in the beautiful and historic settings of Cheltenham and Gloucester, Gloucestershire offers the best in city and country living.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    58th out of 79 7

    19th out of 29

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    107 62%

    60th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    26th

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    26th

    25
  • Entry standards

    / Max 128
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    3rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.67 73%

    28th

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