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Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care - Level 4

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Course Overview

The ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care is a 120-credit Ofqual regulated qualification and is the equivalent level to the first year of a bachelor’s degree. 
 

Who this qualification is for?

This qualification has been designed for learners who are seeking to progress to university to join the second year of a bachelor’s degree course in an area of management within the healthcare sector. As well as the Extended Diploma option (120 credit) there is a Diploma option (60 credit) and a Certificate option (30 credit).

 

Progression

On successful completion of this qualification, there are a number of progression opportunities.

Students can progress to:

Learners who complete this qualification can progress to the ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care which provides entry to the third year of a variety of bachelor’s degrees at higher education institutions.

 

ATHE University Partners:

ATHE has a number of University partners, who offer online or on the campus Bachelor and Master courses including:

  • Anglia Ruskin University
  • Southampton Solent University
  • University of Sunderland London Campus
  • Northampton University
  • Coventry University
  • Cardiff Metropolitan University
  • University of Bolton
  • University of Bedfordshire
  • Prince Edward Island University

For more information, please visit https://athe.co.uk/progression-routes/

Entry requirement

This qualification is designed for students aged 19 and above.

For students who have recently been in education or training the entry profile is likely to include one of following:

  • A GCE Advanced level profile with achievement in 2 or more subjects supported by 5 or more GCSEs at grades C and above
  • other related level 3 subjects
  • an Access to Higher Education Certificate delivered by an approved further education institute and validated by an Access Validating Agency
  • other equivalent international qualifications

 

List of documents required for registration:

  • Completed application form
  • Authenticated scans of your qualifications, certificates and complete transcripts for all years of studies
  • A copy of your passport
  • A copy of your CV/résumé
  • A scanned copy of a recent passport sized color photograph
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Proof of address
  • Two references

Assessment

There is no external assessment (i.e. exams) attached to any unit. You will be required to submit a final written assignment for each module. 

Overall Grading Type

Graded ‘Achieved’ or ‘Not achieved’

SFA Funding

Eligible for Advanced Learner Loans.

Syllabus

There are three different sized qualifications. If you study the 120-credit extended diploma then you must study all 3 mandatory units and select 5 to 7 optional units. If you study the 60-credit diploma then you must study all 3 mandatory units and 1 optional unit. The certificate requires you to study the unit “Health and Social Care in Context” plus one of the other two mandatory units. 1,200 learning hours, usually studied over an academic year

 

Mandatory Units

  • Health and Social Care in Context
  • Communication Skills for Health and Social Care Management
  • People in Organisations

Optional Units

  • Managing Stakeholder Engagement
  • Risk Management
  • Leading Organisational
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Manage Sustainability in an Organisation
  • Resource Management
  • Administrative Services
  • Planning a Work Based Team Project
  • Marketing Principles and Practice
  • Planning a New Business Venture
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Employability Skills
  • Business Ethics
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Business Law

How much will it cost?

  • Please call to enquire
  • The registration fee is £50 per module

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