Health and Social Care Studies (Certificate)

University of Derby Online Learning the United Kingdom

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The award

How long you will study
10 Weeks

Domestic course fees
GBP 800 per module

How you will study

Course starts
find out

International course fees
GBP 800 per module

All study options

About Health and Social Care Studies at University of Derby Online Learning

Our certificate of Credit in Health and Social Care Studies aims to widen the participation of Health and Social Care courses to practitioners who may not have the level of experience of academic study that is required for UK degrees. It is ideal for those who are looking to take the next step in health and social care, return to study or for those who may need to refresh their academic skills to go onto acquire the relevant qualifications within their role.

Health and social care organisations and professionals rely on particular research methods and techniques in order to cope with the changing landscape. Understanding and applying evidence is now an essential skill of health and social care practice and this module aims to develop your skills for research, including identifying a research question, analysing information, reviewing literature, collecting and analysing data and presenting the main findings in professional and concise manner, using appropriate technology.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardCertificateHow you will studyOnlineHow long you will study10 weeks
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesGBP 800 per moduleInternational course feesGBP 800 per module

Entry requirements

You will need:

  • To be working within a health or social care environment. This can be either within a paid or voluntary capacity.
  • Evidence of previous study at level 4 or equivalent in the area of health and social care or equivalent experience.
  • GCSE English grade C or above.

If English is not your first language you will need an English language qualification. For this course you will need the following:

  • IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent)*

When applying, it is essential that you submit the following:

  • Qualification evidence awarded in your country.
  • Transcripts of all relevant education/training.
  • NARIC evidence.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a score of 6.0 in all areas or equivalent qualification.

*If you have a minimum of IELTS level 4.5 you can study our Certificate of Credit in English for Academic Purposes which we will accept as evidence that you are able to perform at a suitable level of IELTS 6.0. We will also accept the Certificate of Credit as evidence that you can perform at GCSE level.

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