Online Diploma in Health and Social Care (Level 4 & 5)

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Course Overview

πŸ† Expand Your Career Opportunities with a Diploma in Health and Social Care.

Study Anytime. Pay Monthly. 1-to-1 Tutoring. Online.

Course Level


Course Duration

10 - 15 Months


Part Time

Learning Style


Monthly Fee


Level up your education and get career-ready with a fully-online, part-time, globally recognised Diploma in Health and Social Care.

Learn the principles of social care, develop your management capabilities and understand how a professional care team works effectively.

Are You Right for This Course?

βœ”οΈ You have an interest in health or social care and want to develop your skills to follow a career in the industry. Or

βœ”οΈ You are a health care professional seeking more senior or leadership roles within your organisation. Or

βœ”οΈ You are looking to progress onto final year of a University Bachelor's Degree. Or

βœ”οΈ You are a professional seeking a globally recognised Level 5 Diploma. Or

βœ”οΈ You lead a busy lifestyle and need a Diploma which allows you to study on your schedule.

Course Details

Find out what you need to join the course, how it works and how it can take your career to the next level.

  • Learning Style

    Fully Online. Study Anytime. 100% Assignment Based. 1:1 Tutoring.

    πŸ’Ό Time Management: Study at Your Pace. Designed for Busy Professionals Working Full-Time.

    πŸ‘©β€πŸ« Full 1-to-1 Support: Private Session with Your Expert Tutor at any Time (no extra fees).

    πŸ“– Tools For Success: Experienced Lecturers, Student Support Open Late, Student Community Hub, All Notes Included.

    πŸ• Assignments: Submit Anytime with No Deadlines.

    πŸ—“οΈ Exams: None.

  • Progression

    πŸ“ˆ Graduate with a full University Bachelor's Degree in just one additional year

    The Diploma is accredited at EQF level 5. Transfer your diploma credits and enter directly into final year of a University bachelor's degree.

    Examples of progression/pathway Universities with online top-up programmes include: University of Derby (UoD), University of Lincoln (UoL), University of Portsmouth (UoP) and the University of Sunderland.

  • Awards

    πŸŽ‰Graduate with a Diploma in Health and Social Care (EQF 5)

    1. Qualify with a Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care: see the Ofqual Register of Regulated Qualifications here.
    2. Graduate with a British Level 5 (MQF or EQF level 5) Diploma in Health and Social Care: see the Ofqual Register of Regulated Qualifications here.

    This programme is awarded by Qualifi and globally recognised.

  • Credits

    πŸ’‘ MQF/EQF Level 5 | 120 ECTS Credits

    Programme awards Undergraduate Diplomas at British Levels 4 & 5 | 120 U.K Credits per Level.

    This is equivalent to two MQF/EQF level 5 Undergraduate Diplomas with 60 ECTS Credits each.

  • Career Prospects

    πŸ”‘ Open New Doors

    Graduates have gone onto follow careers as:

    • Social Care Workers;
    • Personal Assistants;
    • Health Care Assistants;
    • Community Development Managers;
    • Health Administrators;
    • Charity Officers.
  • Tuition Fees
    Monthly Fee


    Interest Rate
    Exam Fee

    We believe in clear and transparent pricing. No hidden fees.

    Currency note: fees are settled in GBP (Β£). Total tuition fees: Β£2600 or Β£185.7 monthly. Euro (€) price quoted above is for reference and is subject to changes in the exchange rate.

    Longer pay-monthly plans are available in certain circumstances subject to approval from the academic body.

  • Entry Requirements

    ✏️To enrol onto the programme:

    • Students must be at least 18 years of age;
    • Students must have a full secondary education (Level 3).

    If you do not currently meet the entry requirements:

    • Get in touch with a course advisor who who will guide you on next steps. Elephant & Cross offers dedicated foundation courses designed as an entry onto Diploma programmes.

    Our course advisors are here to guide you personally about entry requirements and induction at no extra charge.

  • Modules
    1. Principles Underpinning Health and Social Care
    2. The Management of Quality in Health and Social Care
    3. Research Project
    4. Partnership Working in Health and Social Care
    5. Working with Service Users with Complex Needs

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