Health, Social and Child Studies (Level 6)

UHI Outer Hebrides


Outer Hebrides Campus


The aim of the course is to prepare students for progression from college to higher education, employment and/or further training within Health, Social Care or Childcare through the development of knowledge, skills and understanding required to work in the Care sector.

The course includes:

Care Higher; Psychology Higher; NC Health and Social Care level 6 award; SQA units specific to Health, Social and Childcare.

The practical placement allows students to appreciate the qualities, attitudes and skills required before making a final commitment to a caring profession.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 4, or Health, Social and Child Studies (Level 5)

For some optional modules 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.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Health and Wellbeing

SCQF Level