Course content includes 13 units that have been chosen to be vocationally relevant for careers in Health and Social Care. The units include the following;  Essay skills; Personal organisation and time management; Reviewing and Planning for the Future; Human Biology; Disease and the Immune System; Numeracy; Sociology; Psychology; Stress Management; Extended Independent Academic Study

You will be assessed through a range of methods including essays, presentations, exams and a small-scale research project. You will be given regular tutorials to check progress, identify and support any issues, set targets and support your return to academic study and writing.

Progression/Career Path

This pathway is suitable for students wishing to move on to Health related Higher Education courses including degrees Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work, Children and Families; Adult Social Care; Psychology; Sport and Exercise Sciences. This course is suitable for career enhancement or university entrance on a wide variety of courses. Students are given support to apply for a university place through the UCAS applications process.