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Health and Social Care: Practice Development (Top up) BSc (Hons)

University of Cumbria

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    London - Tower Hamlets

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

Your programme "will include content which is relevant to the world of work, emphasising problem-solving and the interaction of theory and practice. It will challenge you intellectually, promoting independence and confidence" (University of Cumbria, Learning, Teaching and Assessment Strategy [LTA] 2017-22). Equally focussing upon one of the key themes from the same strategy we aim to "provide an environment for the development of professionally relevant, research informed and innovative programmes". This theme not only provides a foundation for your chosen area of study, but it also recognises the importance of using a clear educational curriculum model and framework to structure your programme, with you as the learner being central to this process. Focussing on the knowledge and skills required for your employment, the curriculum accommodates the latest contemporary practice developments, key elements of reflective practice and transformative learning. Our University of Cumbria graduate attributes recognise the importance of you being "self-reliant, adaptable and flexible" in your thinking and practice. This will be reflected in developing and enhancing your skills of enquiry and encouraging you to be "open to change" embracing the principles which underpin transformative learning. Our collaborative approach to learning has underpinned Practice Development programmes for many years and moving forward together we can support you as you adopt and benefit from the transformative learning process, which indicates an ongoing change and reflects the importance of life-long learning.Following completion of Level 6 study, the framework facilitates seamless progression to Level 7 study including PGCert, PGDip and MSc Practice Development.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 10,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

HND (BTEC) : P

Foundation Degree or /HND or DipHE in an appropriate subject achieved within the last 5 years.

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University of Cumbria

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    University of Cumbria, Registered Office, Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, England

Distinct and pioneering, Cumbria’s heritage dates from 1820. Its five campuses include one in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the idyllic Lake District.
Its international scholarship scheme offers a range of awards to all eligible students. The university also offers a £1,000 early payment discount.
For the 2021/22 transition year, all eligible EU, EEA or Swiss students will receive a Fee Discount Scholarship to bring fees in line with UK/home fees.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 79 21

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    123 72%

    40th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    26th

    54
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    52nd

    10

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