Online Diploma in Health and Social Care (MQF Level 5)

🏆 Expand Your Career Opportunities with a Diploma in Health and Social Care.

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

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Course Level


Course Duration

10 - 15 Months


Part Time

Learning Style


Monthly Fee


About This Course

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?

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

✔️ You are a health care professional seeking more senior or leadership roles within your organisation. Or

✔️ You are looking to progress onto final year of a University Bachelor's Degree. Or

✔️ You are a professional seeking a globally recognised Level 5 Diploma. Or

✔️ You lead a busy lifestyle and need a Diploma which allows you to study on your schedule.

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Get 70% back on your tuition fees with the Malta Enterprise Get Qualified scheme.

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Learning Style

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

💼 Time Management: Study at Your Pace. Designed for Busy Professionals Working Full-Time.

👩‍🏫 Full 1-to-1 Support: Private Session with Your Expert Tutor at any Time (no extra fees).

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

🕐 Assignments: Submit Anytime with No Deadlines.

🗓️ Exams: None.

Tuition Fees

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

Currency note: fees are settled in GBP (£). Total tuition fees: £2600 or £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.

Career Prospects

🔑 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.

📈 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.

Qualification Details

🎉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.

Principles Underpinning Health and Social Care
The Management of Quality in Health and Social Care
Research Project
Partnership Working in Health and Social Care
Working with Service Users with Complex Needs

43% Increase* in Earnings on Average

Individuals with a Level 4 qualification or higher can expect an average of 43% higher earnings compared to those with secondary school education alone.* * Data is based on Eurostat (EU, 2020) study

80% of Graduates Report Career Advancement

Fast-Track Your Career: According to our alumni feedback, 80% of graduates report significant career advancement within two years of completing the course. Boost your career prospects and get empowered with the skills and knowledge necessary to accelerate your career.

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