This qualification provides learners with industry-specific and practical skills, enabling them to successfully apply their knowledge in the workplace, enhance their career prospects and allow progression to further study.
OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care Management (EQF/MQF Level 5) is an Approved Foreign Higher Education Qualification and accredited by OTHM (UK) regulated by Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) and Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA), which is recognised for advanced entry into corresponding degree year/top up and Bachelor’s/top-up programmes.
|Qualification Title||OTHM Level 5Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care Management|
|Ofqual Reference Number||610/0333/5|
|Total Credit Value||240 Credits (120 ECTS)|
|Total Qualification Time (TQT)||2400 Hours|
|Guided Learning Hours (GLH)||1200 Hours|
|Overall Grading Type||Pass / Fail|
|Language of Assessment||English|
|Structure of Programme||Full Time/Part Time|
|Delivery Mode||Campus, Online & Blended|
OTHM Level 5Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care Management(EQF/MQF Level 5)represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Higher National Diploma (HND) and Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree.
|Unit Ref. No||Unit Title||RQF/MQF||UK Credit/ECTS||GLH||TQT|
|K/650/1117||Promoting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Health and Social Care||4/5||20/10||100||200|
|K/650/1144||Professional Development and Academic Writing||4/5||20/10||100||200|
|L/650/1118||Communication in the Caring Professions||4/5||20/10||100||200|
|M/650/1119||Principles of Health and Safety for Health Professions||4/5||20/10||100||200|
|L/650/1136||Assessment Processes in Health and Social Care Settings||4/5||20/10||100||200|
|M/650/1137||Resource Management in Health and Social Care||4/5||20/10||100||200|
|R/650/1138||Working in Partnership in Health and Social Care||5||20/10||100||200|
|T/650/1139||Managing the Safeguarding and Protection of Vulnerable Individuals||5||20/10||100||200|
|D/650/1140||Health Education and Promoting Wellbeing||5||20/10||100||200|
|F/650/1141||Team Management in Health and Social Care||5||20/10||100||200|
|H/650/1142||Professional Supervision Practice in Health and Social Care||5||20/10||100||200|
|J/650/1143||Research Methods in Health and Social are||5||20/10||100||200|
All units within this qualification are internally assessed by the centre and externally verified by OTHM. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, learners must provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria.
Candidates must hold/meet one or more of the criteria on the list below:
- NQF/QCF Level 3Diploma or equivalent.
- An equivalent professional qualification from a recognised institution.
- Mature students with a minimum of two years of relevant work experience may be considered.
- The provider will determine English Language ability if English is not your native language.
- This course is designed for learner’s aged 19 and above.
Successful completion of Level 5 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care Management(EQF/MQF Level 5) provides learners the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions including OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual, learners are eligible to gain direct entry into Final year of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree.
Jan/Feb, May/June, Sep/Oct
Maltese/EU – €3900
Non-EU – €5900