Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Health and Social Care Management

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Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management (Advanced)
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) not included in price, and must be purchased separately
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The rationale of the programme is to prepare potential learners, professional staff and managers of the future in the health and social care sector. This course provides a specialist work-related programme of study that provides breadth and depth of knowledge and understanding, along with practical skills required in the health or social care sector. Diploma holders will demonstrate their skills by producing evidence from their work activities, to meet national occupational standards and then apply self-reflective, analytical, evaluative, intellectual, and transferable skills in private and public sectors.

At the end of the course, a graduate is expected to be able to:

  • Evaluate health care system trade-offs and role of marketing in health care organisations.
  • Evaluate marketing environment and determinants of the utilisation of health care service that influence heath care industry.
  • Identify the importance of strategy and marketing planning including segmentation, targeting, positioning and competition in healthcare industry.
  • Investigate process of brand development, designing and managing health care channels and marketing implementation process in health and social care sector.
  • Develop, maintain and evaluate systems and structures to promote the rights, responsibilities and diversity of people.
  • Manage a service which achieves the best possible outcomes for the individuals in healthcare sector.
  • Understand the management of financial resources controlling expenditures against budgets in healthcare sector.
  • Monitor and evaluate the process of the work undertaken by a team including feedback in healthcare sector.
  • Apply decision modelling techniques used to model the clinical situation in the healthcare organisation.
  • Understand the role of health policy and economics in health care decision making.
  • Assess patients’ preferences, and able to understand the opportunities for applying psychological theory to improve medical decision making.
  • Understand philosophical foundations, and major steps involved in the process of conducting evidence-based practice and disorders in social work.
  • Understand the problem, evidence-based approaches to assessment and intervention of alcohol abuse, cannabis and opioid-related disorders.
  • Analyse problems and evidence-based assessment and intervention of antisocial and borderline disorder and understand the role of social workers in the managed health care system.

Start date: December 2020 / January 2021


Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management (Advanced)


The overall structure of the course is based on four modules that cover a number of topics relating to learning outcomes. Each module is equivalent to 30 credits and at the end of the course, learners will be able to achieve 120 credits.

Module 1: Strategic Marketing for Health Care Organisations

This unit aims to develop a strategic marketing focus and link it to the strategy process within in health and social care organisations.

Module 2: Essential of Management in Health Sector

The unit aim is to develop effective managers in health and social care sector: learners will be able to engage with policy, clarify strategic goals, implement, manage and monitor good practice, and manage themselves and others in the pursuit of excellence in a multi-disciplinary context.

Module 3: Decision Making in Health Care

The unit aims to explore issues and problems associated with healthcare organisations and importance of decision making. A Learner will be able to explore tools and techniques for decision making as an effective manager.

Module 4: Social Work in Mental Care: An Evidence-based Approach

This unit aims to develop awareness of the treatments that are used to help treat mental health issues. Learners will be able to explore evidence-based approaches to deal with mental health issues.

Qualification Credits and Duration

Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Health and Social Care Management can be achieved in 6 to 12 months and learners will achieve 120 credits.

How will you study

Our learning portal will be available to you study 24/7. You can use your Desktop Computer, Laptop, Mobile or Tablet anytime in a flexible way to study entirely online.

Assessment Methods

Assessment methods include only assignments. There is no exam in this course. You will be required to submit an assignment of each unit of minimum 1000-2500 words in length to pass the unit and to achieve unit credits.

Results and Certificate

Learners must complete four units successfully and achieve 120 credits before the qualification certificate and final transcript will be issued by the awarding body.

Additional Note – Assessment Fee

Assessment cost of the qualification is £400 (instead £800), payable at the beginning of the course or in £100/month for four months. This discounted Assessment cost will remain valid until 17th January 2021

Who is this course for?

This qualification is useful for individuals from all over the world who are already on job for personal and professional development or re-entering employment after a period of absence in the health science, health or social care and for those who are seeking a career change in the health and social care sector.


There are no entry requirements for this course. However, we expect learners to have a computer/laptop/tablet to study this course with us.

Career path

Learners completing the Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Health and Social Care Management will allow progress to:

  • Level 6 Graduate Diploma in Health and Social Care Management
  • Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Health and Social Care Management
  • directly into employment in an associated profession

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Sabah asked:

I am a nurse working in hospital I would like to open a residential home. I was wondering do I need to have a level 5 management course?. Thanks.


Hi yes, you can apply to study this qualification to gain management and leadership skills in the health and social care sector.

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Alastair asked:

Is this course eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan?


Dear Alastair, it is not eligible for Advanced Learner Loan.

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Hana asked:

Is this course accepted by the CQC for the Registered Manager role?


We have another diploma which is called Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care, as per awarding body instructions that may give a route to CQC.

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Jane asked:

Is it possible to complete this course if you are not working?


Dear Jane, it is not mandatory to be at the workplace to study this course.

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Kalli asked:

What is the assessment method? Is there any extra cost for assessment/diploma?


Only Assignments (4 in total). Assessment fee for this entire course is £750 (including awarding body registration, results, certificate and transcripts).

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Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as ABC Awards and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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