MCAST Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Health and Social Care (Management)
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|MQF Level||Level 6|
|Duration||3 years full-time|
|Entry Requirements||MCAST-BTEC Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care (Social Care)
MCAST-BTEC Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care (Health Studies)
MCAST-BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science
MCAST Diploma for Dental Surgery Assistants
MCAST Diploma for Pharmacy Technicians
2 A-Level passes and 2 I-Level passes and SEC/O-Level Pass in English Language
Preferred (A-Level or I-Level): Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Sociology, Psychology, Human Economics and Human Ecology, Accounts, Economics
|Other Entry Requirements|
|Course Description||The 3 year degree programme provides students with the theoritical and practical knowledge required to be able to manage care settings and to be involved in the social policy field. As part of the training, the students would participate in work internships along the supervision of experienced managers in related settings. Furthermore the student would experience opportunities to enhance the competencies in tapping financial EU funds for Health and Social Care Field. Whilst Research in this area is a key focal issue and students shall be expected to develop analytical skills and learn how to create tailor-made research programmes, the skills to develop future managerial leaders in the field is given the utmost relevance
Within this degree students will be required to choose one minor stream of 5 units (amounting to 30 ECTS) from the following 4 options: Social Studies; Human Sciences; Organizational Decision Making; Creative Design.
|Assessment||The course will be assessed as follows: The course is mainly assessed by home-based assignments, time constrained in class assignments, examinations and a work placement and disssertation.|
|Programme Learning Outcomes||1. Conduct research in relation to health and social care management topics
2. Administrate and manage a care setting/programme
3. Ensure quality in health and social care settings
4. Evaluate current social policy and related issues.
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|Progress After Completion||
After successful completion the first 120 ECVETS that relates to the first two years of the programme, the students would be awarded a Higher Diploma in Health and Social Care.