Applications for the Foundation Degree in Healthcare Play Specialism for a 2019 start are now closed. Interviews for the September 2020 programme will commence from January 2020 onwards. If you meet the application criteria, we look forward to hearing from you then.
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|
Two years. (6 hours per week)
Start Date: TBC
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):
Fees for 2019 Entry
Annual fees: £4,500
Government Subsidised: NO
Student Loan Available: YES (Higher Education Loan Available)
Please note: Fees are for 2019/20 entry and are for home and EU students of all ages. For more information about financial support for students, please click here.Additional cost: £100 indexation fee to HPSET.
Other Relevant Information
Student information and Consumer Protection Policy (HE Students)
Please note that Learning Support staff are not routinely allocated to part time courses.
This Nescot College website describes the facilities and courses which the College intends to offer during the academic year commencing Autumn 2019. The web pages are prepared in advance of the academic year to which they relate and every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in these pages is helpful, fair and accurate at the time of printing. However, this information is subject to change over time.
Nescot will take reasonable steps to provide the courses and services as described, however, the College cannot guarantee the provision of any course or facility. Some circumstances, such as staff changes, resource limitations and other factors over which the College has no control, such as industrial action or a change in the law or the level of demand for a particular programme or module (please note that this list is non-exhaustive), may result in the College having to withdraw or change aspects of the programmes, modules and/or student services detailed on the website. This could include, but not necessarily be limited to, programme/module content, staffing, the location where the programme/module is taught or the manner of teaching delivery, and the facilities provided to deliver or support the programme. Where circumstances demand an unavoidable change or where it is necessary for the College to discontinue a programme of study, Nescot will take all reasonable steps to minimise the effect and all proposed changes will be notified to potential applicants who have registered an interest in the relevant programme at the earliest possible opportunity as well as being reflected on the College’s website. In addition, any changes between the website and the proposed course and services will be notified to applicants at the time of making an offer.
All prices quoted may be subject to change and you will be notified of any such change when any offer of a place is made to you by Nescot.
Should you become a student of the College, this notice shall be a term of any contract between you and Nescot. Any offer of a place at the College shall be subject to the student enrolment conditions and the College’s rules and regulations as amended from time to time. A copy of the Nescot’s current terms and conditions can be obtained in writing from Nescot, Quality Office, Reigate Road, Ewell, Epsom, Surrey, KT17 3DS.
Last updated - 03/05/19