HND Health & Social Care

Course Overview

For those with the desire and ambition to pursue a career in Health and Social Care Sector, Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Health and Social Care (Management Pathway) at the UK College of Business and Computing (UKCBC) could be a right option. This programme is suitable for students with related health and social care work experience coupled with a good academic profile.

Health and Social Care Programmes are in high and increasing demand in the current career options, especially in large metropolitan areas like London, Birmingham etc. The Hospitals, care homes, charities, community centres etc are under increasing pressure from an ever increasing demand for a variety of services to address very diverse and complex needs of a of patients. This increasing demand for an efficient (i.e. reducing the operational costs) and effective (patient-centred) management of health and social care services opens career options to many new Managers and Leaders in the sector.

UKCBC provides the perfect blend of practical and subject-based learning to begin your exciting journey. Students will be developing strong education and training based community connections. In this way, UKCBC relevantly prepares students for their future roles within and the service of these diverse communities, and also continuously enhances students’ existing knowledge and experience.

The College partnered with a good number of reputable health and social care providers – where our students will be encouraged to complete their mandatory work practice. Students who are already working in the Health & Care sector will obviously have an added advantage of the application of their experience to their learning process.

Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Health and Social Care (Management Pathway) provides the base to build a successful career and acts as a stepping stone to progress to higher levels of education. On completion of their diploma, in addition to the career options in the sector, the successful students can progress to University level 6 top up degree and further their studies in a generic Health and Social Care related fields.

Please see below for more information about the course:

Course Details
TitlePearson BTEC Level 5 (HND) Diploma in Health & Social Care (Management Pathway)
Awarding BodyPearson
LevelQCF Level 5
AgeAt least 18 years
Duration2 Years
Guided Learning Hours960 hrs
IntakeFebruary, May & September
ModeFull-Time or Part-Time
CampusesWentworth House and Park Royal

Course Entry Requirements

Potential students of the Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Health and Social Care are required to meet certain criteria in order to join the course. The following entry requirements need to be fulfilled to study this course at the UK College of Business and Computing:

  • Recognised NQF/QCF Level 3 qualification or overseas equivalent qualification (UKNARIC will be used to assess the equivalency of international qualifications) preferably in the Health and Social Care sector or other related studies (or);
  • GCE Advanced level profile demonstrating strong performance in a relevant subject (or);
  • Mature learners without formal qualifications, or the qualifications below NQF/QCF level 3 are required to present a more varied profile of achievement in the form of work experience in the related field and will be subject to relevant entry level examination and interview.

Native students need to establish their English language skills by the following:

  • Level 2 in functional skills / GCSEs in English

Students who are non-native English speakers or who have not studied the final two years of school in English, can demonstrate capability in English at a standard commensurate to:

  • IELTS 5.5, with a minimum of 5.0 being awarded on individual sections for a level 4 or 5 qualification (or)
  • Appear for an assessment test conducted by the college that proves the English language to establish their competency at CEFR B2 level.

Course Structure

The Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Health and Social Care requires two years of study (first year is the Level 4 HNC) with the UK College of Business and Computing (UKCBC). Throughout the course, you will be required to complete 16 core and specialised modules (eight in each year) amounting to a total of 240 credits.

Management Pathway Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND Health Social Care
Course Fees
Tuition Fees£12000.00
Awarding Body Registration Fees**£195.00

*UK/EU students are financially supported by the Student Loans Company.

**Students are required to register with the Awarding Body within four (4) weeks of enrolment.

UKCBC is accredited by Student Finance England, and students applying for this HND Course may be applicable for tuition funding. Call us today and speak with one of our representatives for further details.

Why study Pearson BTEC Level 5 (HND) in Health & Social Care?

A career in health and social care is both one of the most demanding occupations, and one of the most sought after. By studying for the Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Health & Social Care qualification with the UK College of Business and Computing, you have the chance to learn the fundamentals of the vocation from leading tutors, as well as join placements providing experience in a practical working environment.

Where next?

For many students on the Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Health & Social Care course, the next stage of personal progression is the continuation of higher education, often leading to a full honours degree in health and social care.

Find out more with the UKCBC

Further information on the Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Health & Social Care qualification can be obtained by contacting the UK College of Business and Computing today. We’ll be able to offer advice on the best study options for you, identify the associated study costs, and provide guidance on the full structure of the course. Call us on 020 8518 4994 for more details.

UKCBC operate five campuses throughout London and Essex and is an ideal choice for students wishing to study for an HND qualification in the Capital.