FdSc Leadership Principles

in Heath & Social Care University of West London

Course Overview

The FdSc Leadership Principles in Health & Social Care provides a challenging, employability led curriculum relevant to the needs of the student that reflects the current and projected needs of the local Health and Social Care sector.

Students achieving the FdSc Leadership Principles in Health & Social Care will be equipped with knowledge, skills, and behaviours to make a contribution to these sectors, whilst preparing graduates to progress to Level 6 study either at OBC in collaboration with its partners or another HEI providing subject related top-up degrees, should they choose to do so.

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FdSc Leadership Principles in Health & Social Care is a 2-year programme in partnership with New College Durham. There is a specific focus towards leadership, management, social sciences and reflective practices. Modules and programme design, support current sector demands and requirements and provide opportunities for students to progress into the sector or/ and to further academic studies. The programme aims to:

  • Provide students with an academic and vocationally oriented curriculum that establishes a firm understanding of the concept of Health and Social Care in a contemporary society.
  • Allow students to develop a comprehensive understanding of leadership theories, principles, and practices within the context of health and social care settings.
  • Provide opportunities for students to explore contemporary issues, trends, and innovations shaping the landscape of health and social care leadership.
  • Cultivate ethical leadership practices that prioritise the well-being and dignity of service users, staff members, and communities.
  • Meet employer demand for higher level qualified practitioners who are compassionate and critically reflective.
  • Enable students to develop their academic, personal, and professional potential into employment within the local and regional health and social care sector.
  • Enhance students understanding and application of the ‘6C’s of Health and Social Care – Compassion, Care, Competence, Communication, Courage, and Commitment.


Full Time
£9250 per Year
Level 5
New College Durham
Brentford Campus

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