Course Code: SM1HE129 Adult Health and Social Care - BA Hons Degree - Topup* Duration1 Year Day/s of weekWednesday Time09:15 - 17:15 Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration / Fees 11 Sep 2023 University Centre 1 Year / £8,335 Apply now 09 Sep 2024 University Centre 1 Year / £8,335 Apply now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? How will I be assessed? Key information Where could this course take me? Course SummaryThis one-year top-up course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills that you will require to become a change agent and leadership figure in the sector. It will provide you with the necessary skills and attributes to gain graduate employment within senior management and leadership roles or progress onto postgraduate study. Many of our graduates have advanced to become the leaders and managers of the future with skills in entrepreneurship and creativity for the services and clients using Health and Social Care services. This course is available to any student who has completed the Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care at Blackpool and The Fylde College in the last 5 years. Entry RequirementsOnly applicants that have successfully completed the Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care, validated by Lancaster University, with Blackpool and The Fylde College are eligible to apply to this course. There is a mandatory requirement of a minimum of 4 hours a week of paid or voluntary work in an adult health care setting. and social care setting, proof of this place will be required before commencing the programme. Qualification ObtainedNon regulated provision, Level 6, Health and Social Care Industry Placement and Field TripsThis covered in the mandatory voluntary or employed hours in the sector as specified in the Entry Requirements Learning and Teaching MethodsDuring the Topup Degree, you will experience many forms of teaching which may include lectures, seminars, tutorials and small scale research tasks. External visits from sector specialists will forge strong links between theory and practice and further provide the opportunity to explore the sector. There is strong emphasis on peer collaboration within classroom work. Progress tutorials will provide support and guidance as you go through your academic journey with us and a named progress tutor will provide personalised support. Our partners for success team can offer academic support and careers guidance A typical workload for this programme will require attendance at University for 1 day per week where you will participate in 3 taught sessions a day and both group and independent progress tutorials. Further independent study of approximately 10 hours per module a week is advisable; this includes further reading, planning and writing time. Expert Tutors You will be taught by a range of expert tutors who have a wealth of experience and a wide range of qualifications that relate to the Adult Health and Social Care Sector. What will I learn? Modules at level 6 Module TitleCodeCreditsOptional? Dissertation SM6MD089 40 No Contemporary Policy and Practice SM6MD090 20 No Innovation and Entrepreneurship SM6MD091 20 No Human Rights SM6MD092 20 No Contemporary Issues SM6MD093 20 No How will I be assessed? Assessment MethodLevel 4Level 5Level 6 Coursework 0% 0% 68% Exam 0% 0% 10% Practical 0% 0% 22% Other Costs and Equipment NeededThere are no additional costs associated with the programme although a laptop is recommended to support your studies. You may be required to pay for a DBS where you secure a voluntary or paid employment. All core texts are available in the LRC along with IT support. Tuition Fees Please click here to find out more about tuition fees for this course. Regulation and Accreditation Accrediting Institution: N/A Awarding Body: Lancaster University Regulatory Body: Office for Students (OfS) Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions for more information. Learning Methods Learning MethodLevel 4Level 5Level 6 Scheduled 0 0 272 Independent 0 0 928 Placement 0 0 0 Total 0 0 1200 BA (Hons) in Adult Health and Social Care you may wish to proceed to master’s level study leading towards a named profession such as social work, public health professional, training or teaching with the post compulsory sector. You may also be able to progress to a wide range of careers at supervisory/team leader or managerial roles including drug and alcohol services, pastoral, dementia specialist roles, social care and NHS and allied services.