This qualification empowers individuals to excel in health and social care management, fostering innovation and a passion for excellence. Graduates emerge equipped to make a lasting impact in their professional journeys.
These qualifications target individuals aged 18 and above. Prospective learners should have an entry profile comprising one of the following: a relevant Level 4 Diploma qualification or its equivalent, GCE Advanced level in 3 subjects or a comparable qualification, or mature learners (over 21) with pertinent management experience (subject to verification by the delivery center before program registration).
Non-native English-speaking learners are required to furnish proof of English language proficiency. Additional details and specific expectations can be found on the English Language Expectations page on the Stars College website.
Stars College qualifications at RQF Level 5 are designed to encapsulate practical knowledge, skills, capabilities, and competences. In academic terms, they are deemed equivalent to Foundation Degrees, Higher National Diplomas (HND), and the second year of a three-year UK Bachelor's degree.
The Stars College Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management comprises six mandatory units, totaling 120 credits. The qualification involves a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 1200 hours and 600 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for successful completion.
The Stars College Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management consists of six mandatory 20-credit units, covering areas such as partnership working, safeguarding, health education, team management, professional supervision, and research methods. Successful completion of all units totals 120 credits for the qualification.
The Stars College Level 5 Diploma is intended for a one-year full-time study, with flexibility for part-time and distance learning. Approved centers deliver the qualification through face-to-face sessions, including lectures, tutorials, seminars, and online methods.
The qualification involves internal assessment by the center and external verification by Stars College, with criterion-referenced standards tied to specified learning outcomes. Learners attain a 'pass' by presenting evidence demonstrating fulfillment of all outcomes and meeting assessment criteria standards, with the Assessor making the judgement. An audit trail is required from the Assessor to transparently showcase the process of determining learners' overall achievement.
Completion of the Stars College Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management offers learners pathways to diverse academic progressions, including relevant Stars College Level 6 Diplomas, emphasizing career development and professional recognition. Recognized and regulated by Ofqual, this qualification enables learners to qualify for direct entry into the final year of a three-year UK Bachelor's degree.
To succeed in our English-taught qualifications, applicants must demonstrate a crucial level of English language proficiency. The requirement is for learners to exhibit English language comprehension at a level equivalent to IELTS (International English Language Testing System) 5.5 to be eligible for enrollment in our programs.
Graduates of this qualification have the opportunity to progress to the following university programmes: