Nescot is pleased to work with the University of West London, in delivering the Foundation Degree in Healthcare Play Specialism. The course is designed for individuals wishing to study for a career as a registered Health Play Specialist. This degree supports the development of professional competencies in the field of therapeutic play for children and young people in hospital and community healthcare settings. Successful completion of the programme leads to registration with the Healthcare Play Specialist Education Trust (HPSET).
A copy of the Programme Specification can be downloaded here. Students on NESCOT higher education course are typically taught in class sizes of 16 or fewer.
Please note you can also apply via UCAS for this course (click here)
For a full set of FAQs regarding this course click here
|Study Type:||Part Time|
|Academic Level:||Level 5|
|Awarded by:||University of West London|
This is a two-year part-time course. It runs one day a
week at Nescot. If you are not employed in the sector, then you are required to
undertake a 200-hour hospital placement in year one and year two of the course.
It is an expectation that work placements have been arranged prior to enrolment
on the programme.
Module titles at Level 4 (Year 1):
Module titles at Level 5 (Year 2):
Assessment is through a combination of academic essays, literature reviews, written reports, folder of evidence and exercises through the College's Virtual Learning Environment. Assessment of practical skills is undertaken in the workplace throughout both Level 4 and Level 5 of the course. Students are required to attend all modules to be eligible to progress and pass the module.
Getting to NESCOT
Nescot has ample free parking spaces and frequent rail services out of London Victoria railway station (alight at Ewell East railway station, which is located adjacent to the College) and London Waterloo train station (alight at Ewell West railway station - the College is a 20 minute walk from the station).
Address: Reigate Rd, Epsom, Surrey, KT17 3DS, United Kingdom
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