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THIS IS A DUAL QUALIFICATION PATHWAY FROM A HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA TO THE BA (HONS) DEGREE
GET THE HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) Take the first modules 100% Online or having face-to-face tutorials in Jamaica and the United States. The Higher National Diploma is equivalent to a foundation degree with 240 College Credits for advanced placement on the final year/s of the bachelors degree.
STUDY AND WORK ABROAD | THE BACHELOR'S DEGREE TOP-UP You'll advance directly to third year of university in Canada, USA, or the UK. International students in Canada and the United Kingdom can work 20 hours during classes, 40 hours while on break, and two full years after graduating.
If you choose distant learning, you can still attend your graduation ceremony in London.
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ACCREDITATION The programs on the HND qualification pathway are fully accredited through the UK Government's Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulators (OFQUAL) and the Qualifications Curriculum Authority (QCA), two of the leading accreditation bodies in the world.
DIPLOMA & DEGREE
FEES & ADMISSION
Complete this Diploma And Degree In Healthcare Practice In Little As 32 Months
HND Course Highlights
International study trips and experiences.
Dedicated and supportive teaching staff with industry experience.
The cost of transportation for the international study trip will be part-funded by AIM Uni if you've chosen the full-payment option for this program *
Free laptop with the full-payment option for this program *
DURATION OF STUDY: 24 Months For The HND | A college year is eight months with two semesters.
The BTEC Higher Level 5 National qualifications in Healthcare Practice provides opportunities for students to enter employment in healthcare, or progress directly to final year of the Honours degree in Nursing, Public Health, Healthcare Administration or a related area.
The program requires at least 450 hours of work experience/placement in health and/or social care settings and a Professional Learning and Development portfolio (PLAD), including reflective accounts, to be completed over the two year period of the qualification.
BTEC Higher Nationals in Healthcare Practice equips learners with healthcare practice skills and abilities to achieve high performance in the global health and social care environment, and the education and training needed for a range of careers in healthcare, including: healthcare support and assistant roles in a range of settings, nursing assistant/auxiliary roles, care navigation, planning and assessment roles as well as roles in public health, health promotion and non-clinical healthcare supervisory or lower management.
Our modern higher education programs are backed by the quality and reputation of BTEC – UK’s largest examination board, and the degree top-up is by the University Of Northampton - a top 50 UK University in its brand new £330 million state-of-the-art campus in England. The program offers five (5) specialist pathways to suit each student’s preference: Accounting, Aviation Management, Business Management, Marketing and Human Resource Management. It has approximately 16-18 modules with 240 cumulative credits needed to join final year at University Of Northampton to top-up the bachelor’s degree in just eight (8) Months!
You will have the opportunity to study for two years, and can then Top-up for the full degree in just eight (8) months. We can confidently tell you that this course has everything you'll need to enter the job market immediately or continue to final year for the bachelor's degree.
Top-up means that you have accumulated enough credits to upgrade to the full degree. While the credits from this program are easily transferred to University Of Northampton, because BTEC is a recognized and accredited UK Examination Board, the diploma can also be transferred to the final year/s of almost any university that you may choose in the Caribbean, Canada, USA, UK or even a local university nearer to where you live.
The obvious benefits are the two globally recognized qualifications you'll be be earning on the journey - your diploma and degree. Because you can complete the HND within the first 16-24 months, you can enter the job market earlier with an acceptable credential, even while working on the full bachelor's (honours) degree.
But, there's so many other benefits:
This program is easily the fastest, most affordable and practical way to a degree from a world-leading university. It's engaging and the courses are hands-on. Our classes and assessment methods are so diverse that learning becomes enjoyable and real to the real professional work requirements. Our Learners carry-out class-based activities and earn their grades from oral and written activities such as debates, interviews, role playing, case study, pop quizzes, research reports, and reflecting on their own performances at work and in teams.
The theoretical and practical elements to this program makes it the most suitable for students who will be aiming to go directly on to employment and who may also wish to top-up to the bachelor's degree in a shorter time.
We accept credits transferred from other college/s you attended and also consider your work experiences as valuable for course exemptions to shorten your time on the degree. This will also reduce the cost of the program.
This pathway offers the flexibility to study on-campus in the UK, USA, Jamaica, and Canada OR attend 100% online where you get to join and participate in live classes held on-campus. You can also choose to study distant learning on your own time.
If you desire to study in your country or to travel abroad to work and study for a permitted period, this is the perfect program for you.
SKILLS The business program will provides the education and training you'll need for a range of careers in accounting, business management, marketing, office administration, human resource management, operations management, retailing etc. The business units on this program also tackle customer value management, principles of management, organisational behavior, launching new ventures and sales management.
In previous years students have participated in at least one optional study trip to a destination outside of their country. The cost of optional trips would not normally exceed US$750 for flights and accommodation from most destinations in the Americas. You may need to allow an additional $250 for your expenses on the trip. Students may further benefit from programs sponsorship covering up to 50% of the travel. Conditions apply.
STAGE 2 OF 2: TOP-UP THE BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN EIGHT (8) MONTHS
Our BSc (Hons) Enhancing Healthcare Practice Top-Up is a flexible course which has been specifically developed to meet the needs of professionals from across the healthcare sector who wish to enhance their professional practice whilst working towards a recognised degree level qualification. This award provides access to a variety of modules which address a range of contemporary healthcare agendas that are relevant across the health and social care setting. The programme design affords opportunities to share professional insight and knowledge through inter-disciplinary collaboration to foster personal, professional and service development. Completion of this award allows students to be considered for advanced academic and professional study; including but not limited to awards such as MSc Advancing Practice and MSc Advanced Clinical Practice offered at the University of Northampton.
This course is specifically designed for holders of HND qualifications or similar UK and international qualifications. The award allows you to gain a full honours degree in one year. The Top-up degree has a Health and Social Care dissertation, a taught module on Social Change and Communities and two overarching health modules on Ethical Issues and Integrated Perspectives on Disease. The course provides you with the key skills needed for working within the health and social care sector.
THE UNIVERSITY PROMISES By studying at the University of Northampton, you can be sure that:
You will experience student life at the University’s £330 million Waterside Campus. Come along to an Open Day and find out more.
Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Northampton delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.
Our expert academics teach in small groups supported with one to one assistance. Our academics and students form a tight bond, providing individualized support and guidance whilst challenging students academically.
We invest more money into your education than 90% of Universities in the UK
1. ADMISSION TO THE PROGRAM You may enter with any one: SAT Scores, GED, Four (4) CSEC/IGCE Subjects, UK Level 3 National Diploma, or similar secondary school exit qualifications from your country.
We will consider mature students aged 25 years with only three (3) subjects and two years of pertinent work experience.
Applicants who are 30 years or older and do not meet the regular entry requirement are also recommended to apply if you have five (5) years of high school education and three (3) years of full-time employment.
2. ONLINE PLACEMENT TESTS:
All Applicants are required to take and pass the online placement tests for admission.
3.TUITION AND FEES FOR THE HND: Our Tuition and fees are almost 90% lower than traditional universities because we price the diploma-level of the program (the first 16-24 months) at a lower rate than the university will be charging for the final year/s when you are topping up the bachelor's honours degree.
Tuition for 2020/2021 programs are on the brochure attached. This amount covers tuition, student fees and external assessment fees. The Tuition may be paid in full for the entire 16-24 months on the HND. You may use a flexible plan. Example, paying per year; per semester (2 times per year); per term (3-parts), or in four parts.
Even more flexible is available in the payment terms. If you can prove that you're employed, you may start classes with US$250 on your account and pay $70 per month.
TUITION AND FEES FOR THE DEGREE FINAL YEAR: *Tuition on the final year/s will depend on whether you plan on attending university on-campus as an international student or you will be studying distant learning.
Whatever your choice is, our Admission Advisers can assist in discussing your options and looking at the most affordable alternatives available.
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