HNC/HND in Healthcare Management (2 years)

One of the greatest job sectors in the UK is the rapidly evolving and fast-paced healthcare industry, where practitioners who are professional and proactive are in high demand. For people who have a great motivation to assist others, this industry also provides a fulfilling professional path.

University TBA
Degree HNC/HND in Healthcare Management
Level of study level 3
Start date September, January, May
Duration 2 years
Location London, Leeds, Birmingham, Manchester
Delivery Weekends, Weekdays or Evenings
Hours per week 9-12h
Fees £6000
Finances Eligible for the Tuition Fee Loan and the Maintenance Loan

Course Overview

In England, the healthcare industry employs about 1.3 million individuals across a variety of contexts and professional pathways. Depending on your chosen professional path, this course can lead to further specialised study as well as open the door to a career in healthcare.

Through a combination of real-world experience and academic study, our HNC/HND in Healthcare Practice for England (Healthcare Management) gives you a thorough understanding of the English healthcare system. You'll complete work experience in a healthcare environment, preparing you with the information and abilities needed to pursue a career in this lucrative field.

You can use the transferrable skills you gain by studying HNC/HND in Healthcare Practice for England in a variety of healthcare careers. Additionally, it will prepare you for undergraduate studies in specialized fields like public health or health and social care.

Those already employed in the healthcare industry have the chance to advance their careers by expanding their role-specific skills, knowledge, and understanding. You can use it to plan a clear route into future positions in healthcare.

Entry Requirements
Funding & Fees

Year 1 - HNC

- Law, Policy and Ethical Practice in Health and Social Care
- Demonstrating Professional Principles and Values in Health and Social Care Practice
- Supporting the Individual Journey through Integrated Health and Social Care
- Fundamentals of Evidence-Based Practice (Pearson-set Project)
- Developing Operational Management Skills for Healthcare practice for England
- Changing Perspectives in Public Health
- Effective Reporting and Record-Keeping in Health and Social Care Services

Year 2 - HND

- Innovation and Improvement through Action Research (Pearson-set Project)
- Reflective Approaches in Implementing Person-Centred Practice
- Managing Quality in Care Environment
- Facilitating Change in Healthcare Environments
- Human Resource Management for Healthcare
- Global Health and Wellbeing
- Project Management for Healthcare

Applicants aged 21+

All Applicants can apply based on their work experience. Consequently, academic qualifications/diploma is not required.

Applicants without academic diplomas need to demonstrate motivation and their suitability for this specific course.

To sum up, you don’t need any qualifications to be accepted at the university or college. You just need to speak basic English.

English language requirements

● All applicants can take FREE English test

There are no formal examinations required for this course. Assessments are undertaken in various ways:

● Presentation
● Writing an assignment
● Analysing a case study
● Completing a portfolio of evidence
● Writing reports

You will be required to work in your own time to complete research, homework tasks or group work.
Self-study is vital to your success on this course and lecturers will give you guidance on how best to approach this throughout the study period.

Funding for your studies

All of the students will receive Student Finance which means that you don't need to pay anything.

Tuition Fee Loans

Your tuition fees are paid using a tuition fee loan. This is given to your University or College directly. Only once you have completed your study and are making at least £26,575 per year do loan repayments begin. Students who study full- or part-time may apply

Maintenance Loans

To pay for living expenses, you can also apply for a Maintenance Loan if you qualify. T his loan is deposited straight into your bank account. After you complete your degree and earn more than £26,575, your maintenance loan is due. Please visit for additional details.

Maintenance Loan is NOT eligible for studying ONLINE.

Maintenance Grants

Additionally, you can apply for a Maintenance Grant to assist with living expenses. At the beginning of the term, maintenance grants are deposited straight into your bank account. Although you are not required to pay them back, any money you get will lower the amount of the Maintenance Loan you might be eligible for should you decide to apply for one as well.

General info

Student finance for undergraduate degrees covers:

- Tuition fee Loan - £9250 per year. This money goes directly from the Student Loan Company to the University (you don’t touch this money).
- Maintenance loan: covers your own expenses and living costs.
- £9706 per year in you live outside the London
- £13000 if you live in London
The maintenance Loan goes directly to your account and you can do with this money whatever you want.

If you have pre-settled status you need to work and keep working during the status.
If you have a settled status you don’t need to work.

The loan is provided by the UK government and covers 100% of the tuition fees charged by universities. The repayment rules are very favourable.

More information can be found on the government website:

Enrolling for July & September 2023

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