Diploma Course

MQF Level 5 / UK Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management

*This course is recognized as MQF Level 5 in Malta

Overview

The objective of the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification is to equip learners with the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills required for a career in the health and social care sector at a managerial level. The programme enables learners to demonstrate their skills by producing evidence from their work or training activities. Learners will acquire care management skills in the Health and Social Care sector.

Entry requirements

For entry onto the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification, learners must possess:

  • Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 3 diploma or equivalent recognised qualification
  • Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)
  • Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course
  • English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency. For more information visit English Language Expectations page in this website.

Qualification structure

The OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 480 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

Mandatory units

  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Health and Social Care (20 credits)
  • Professional Development in Health and Social Care (20 credits)
  • Effective Communication in Health and Social Care (20 credits)
  • Health and Safety in Health and Social Care (20 credits)
  • Assessment Processes for Effective Health and Social Care Delivery (20 credits)
  • Managing Resources in Health and Social Care (20 credits)

Progression

Successful completion of Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification provides learners the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions including progression to relevant OTHM Level 5 Diplomas. The Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management has been developed with career progression and professional recognition in mind. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to gain direct entry into Year 2 of a three year UK Bachelor’s degree programme.

COURSE LENGTH

1 Academic Year

PER ACADEMIC YEAR

€5500

INTAKES

19th April 2021