BA (Hons) Integrated Health & Social Care (L6 Entry Top Up)

A (Hons) Integrated Health & Social Care (L6 entry ‘Top Up’) – Buckinghamshire New University

Course Overview

Mont Rose College of the Management & Sciences offers this BA (Hons) Integrated Health & Social Care (L6 entry ‘Top Up’) course in partnership with Buckinghamshire New University.

Awarding Body Buckinghamshire New University
Level of Course Level -6. Bachelor’s degree with honours
Number of Credit Hours Upon successful completion of the course, the student will have completed at least 120 credits
Mode and Length of Study 1 years Full Time
Attendance A full-time student is required to attend 21 hours per week in term time
Workload A full time student will study 120 credits in an academic year, which is therefore equated to 1200 notional hours
Exemption No exemption is allowed for this programme

Intended Learning outcomes

A. Knowledge and its application

On successful completion of the programme a graduate will be able to:

  • Assess the complex needs of patients and service users within a responsive and appropriate framework of practice
  • Apply a range of complex theories and approaches, including safeguarding, collaborative working, and leadership and management, within a health and social care setting
  • Reflect critically on a range of contemporary issues in practice and how these are informed by practitioner-based research and collaborative learning

B. Creativity

On successful completion of the programme a graduate will be able to:

  • Problem solve and demonstrate an innovative approach to promoting practice change
  • Develop new opportunities within the health and social care sector through networking, working in partnership and collaboration

C. Social and ethical awareness and responsibility

On successful completion of the programme a graduate will be able to:

  • Promote social justice and equality through their understanding of the importance of anti-discriminatory and anti-oppressive practice
  • Work honestly, transparently, openly and with integrity in their engagement with service users and other practitioners
  • Demonstrate empathy towards service users and other practitioners through critical reflection
  • Challenge inappropriate behaviour where it is encountered in the workplace

D. Leadership and self-development

On successful completion of the programme a graduate will be able to:

  • Take personal responsibility for their own learning and self-development
  • Work positively as part of a team, demonstrating negotiation skills and understanding the importance of effective collaboration
  • Demonstrate a range of transferable skills, especially written and oral communication skills, to a range of audiences

Course Contents

Description

Programme Structure
Level –6

  • PP602 – Leadership and Management
  • PP610 – Contemporary Issues and Inter-professional Practice
  • PP665 – Introduction to Safeguarding
  • PP613 – Applied Practitioner Research

Teaching & Learning

This is an attendance-based programme, although students will be expected to draw on work-related experience in either a workplace or vocational employment setting. Students will be taught for a minimum of six hours per week, and sessions will normally take the form of:

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Workshops
  • Personal and small-group tutorials

Students will be given additional guided learning tasks to undertake between scheduled activities, including reflection, preparation for seminar activities, and wider reading.

All students will be allocated a personal tutor who will support students with their personal development through the programme.

Assessment Methods:

The following assessment activities are used in this programme:

  • Essays
  • Research Proposals and Impact Assessments
  • Case Studies and Scenarios

In addition, students will be expected to undertake formative assessments, including presentations, guided learning tasks, and seminar participation.

Subject Benchmark Statement:

  • QAA Subject Benchmark Statement (Health Studies)
  • QAA Subject Benchmark Statement (Social Work)
  • QAA Benchmark Statement: Health Care Programmes (Nursing)

Entry Requirements

Entrants to the programme should have the equivalent of 240 credits with a minimum of 120 at level 5 (Year 2). Accepted example qualifications are:

Non-UK applicants whose home language is not English must be able to demonstrate proficiency in English equivalent to an IELTS band score of 6 overall, with not less than 5.5 in any section in line with university policy.

Start Date:New intakes every February and September

Total Course Duration: 1 year

Progressive Route on Completion

On successful completion of this programme, students will have further opportunities in career progression. These include (but are not restricted to) management positions within the health and social care sector (including private, voluntary, and statutory organisations). Students are also well-placed, on successful completion, to pursue further academic development via post-graduate routes. These include (but are not restricted to) Child Protection and Adult Safeguarding, Social Work, Nursing, Human Resources and Teaching.

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee is £9250 per annum. Students on this course may be fully funded by the Student Loan Company. This facility is only available to the UK and other European Union students. For more information, please contact the admissions team at admissions@mrcollege.ac.uk or T: +44 20 8556 5009

How to Apply

Please apply through UCAS and for assistance, contact via email, our Admissions Department, admissions@mrcollege.ac.uk or, by post to Mont Rose House, 412-416 Eastern Avenue, Gants Hill, IG2 6NQ.

Admission & Study Location:

Mont Rose House
412 – 416 Eastern Avenue
Ilford, London
IG2 6NQ

Shakespeare House- South Campus
267 Cranbrook Road
Ilford, Greater London
IG1 4TG

Study Mode

Full time


Level of Course

Level 6


Learners

120 Credits


Attendance

21 Hours per week


Time Table

Day and Evening


Duration

1 Years


Progression Routes

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