Care and Administrative Practice (Medical Administration Route)

Ayrshire College


Kilwinning Campus


This course is highly valued by both universities and employers. It offers an academic pathway to prepare you for a future administrative role within the NHS and public service provision.

You’ll spend 3 days in college and 2 days on placement (for 12 weeks). Placements opportunities cover a whole range of clinical settings across Ayrshire including GP surgeries and hospitals.

Entry Requirements

2 relevant Highers including English and preferably National 5 Maths, or NC Health and Social Care (Higher), NC Administration with Medical (Level 5) or other relevant NC course at SCQF 6. A place on the course is subject to an interview process. A satisfactory reference is required.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Progression Routes

Progression to employment or university, which may include articulation arrangements with a variety of degree courses.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Health and Social Care

SCQF Level


Career Sectors

Administration and Management General


Human Resource Management

Public Services Administration