The Diploma in Health and Social Care Management is designed to equip learners with underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills for success in employment in the Health and Social Care sector at a management level. Graduate Diploma in Health and Social Care Management allows learners to demonstrate their skills by producing evidence from their work activities, to meet national occupational standards. Learners will acquire care management skills in the Health and Social Care sector.
By the end of the qualification, learners will be able to:
- Understand current issues in the Health and Social Care.
- Understand how to effectively communicate with other Health and Social Care professionals.
- Effectively progress into a management position within the Health and Social Care industry.
- Understand how Health and Social care organisations use strategic marketing to improve the quality and provision of care.
- Understand how to and the impact of decision making from a manager’s viewpoint.
- Identify the principles of social work and human physiology.
- Identify a research topic that is applicable to a workplace setting.
- Understand and critique counselling tools and techniques in Health and Social Care.
Graduate Diploma in Health and Social Care Management is created through the merger of level 4, level 5 and level 6 diplomas. It is offered on minimum of 120 and maximum of 360 credit points.
Learners need to complete the following units:
Part 1: Diploma Level
- Unit 01: Issues in Health and Social Care (30 Credits)
- Unit 02 : Communication Skills for Health and Social Care Practitioners (30 Credits)
- Unit 03: Managing Care Principles (30 Credits)
- Unit 04 : Supervisory Role in Health and Social Care Practice (30 Credits)
- Diploma in Health and Social Care Management is awarded on completion of Part 1 modules.
Part 2: Advanced Diploma Level
- Unit 05: Strategic Marketing for Health Care Organisations (30 Credits)
- Unit 06: Essential of Management in Health Sector (30 Credits)
- Unit 07: Decision Making in Health Care (30 Credits)
- Unit 08: Social Work in Mental Care: An Evidence-based Approach (30 Credits)
Advanced Diploma in Health and Social Care Management is awarded on completion of Part 2 modules.
Part 3: Graduate Diploma Level
- Unit 09 : Principles of Social Work Practice (24 Credits)
- Unit 10 : Human Physiology (24 Credits)
- Unit 11 : Ethics and Values in Social Work Practice (24 Credits)
- Unit 12 : Counselling Skills and Theory in Health and Social Care (24 Credits)
- Unit 13 : Research in Health Sciences (24 Credits)
Graduate Diploma in Health and Social Care Management (360 Credit points) is awarded on completion of Part 1, 2 and 3 modules. Graduate Diploma in Health and Social Care Management (120 Credit points) is awarded on completion of Part 3 modules.
Modules are typically assessed by individual assessment. Assessment involves investigative assignments to meet the assessment criteria detailed within each unit.
Learners must fulfil the following criteria to gain admission to EBMA programme:
- Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social Care Management from a recognised body OR
- Any qualification equivalent to one of the above.
If you are an overseas student studying in the Poland, you must ensure that both you and the institute (study centre) meet the Poland government criteria. Applicants applying from the outside of the Poland must demonstrate the evidence of the equivalence of the qualification to a UK degree; Equivalence to be evaluated through National Recognition Information Centre for the United Kingdom (NARIC).
The EBMA Level 6 Graduate Diploma in Health and Social Care Management is widely accepted qualification in the United Kingdom for further education progression. Some universities are accepting the EBMA Level 6 Graduate Diploma in Health and Social Care Management in lieu of a first degree for the MSc in Health and Social Care Leadership programme.
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Last updated December 7, 2015