Health and Social Care SCQF Level 6

What is special about this course?

This course is designed to provide students with opportunities to gain knowledge in the fields of health and social care. The course comprises of SQA units specific to Health and Social Care.

Please note that students on this course are required to have a satisfactory (PVG) Protecting Vulnerable Adults  check to enable participation in practice placement.  If you know of something that may appear on a disclosure check that could affect your application, please contact: or telephone 01343 576269 before you apply to discuss.

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Entry requirements

4 National 5s, 2 at A or B (one of which must be English) and 2 at A-D
satisfactory attainment of all units on an appropriate SCQF Level 5 course or equivalent

Applications are encouraged from mature students who do not possess formal qualifications but have the skills to meet the academic demands of the course.

Units include:
• Human Development
• Social Influences
• Care: Values and Principles
• Communication
• Numeracy
• Information Technology
• Higher Care

How will I study my course?

    Face to face teaching, supported with Virtual Learning Environment engagement. One work placement of four weeks duration help students build links between theory and practice.

    Portfolios, Reflective Accounts of Practice and Closed Book Assessments.

    How long will my course last?

    Full time: 1 year

    Where can I study my course?

      • Moray College UHI

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    The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.

    What can I do on completion of my course?

    Further study may include HNC Care and Administrative Practice or HNC Social Services on successful completion of the group award and achievement of Higher Care at grade C or above.

    Is there more information available online?

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    We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Moray College UHI. Moray College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.