Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care

The aim is to develop an understanding of a health and/or social care area, understand the implications of legislative frameworks and understanding of communication with colleagues in health and social care organisations and with service users.

Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care is a 120 credits qualification, mandatory units worth 45 credits, learners must complete a further 5 or more units from optional to achieve a minimum of 120 credits for the diploma. The number of units selected will depend upon the size of the units. It provides learners with the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills and understanding across a range of essential management subjects with a focus on the healthcare context.

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Course Content

The LSPM Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care consists of mandatory units worth 45 credits and further 5 or more units from optional that provide for 120 total credits:

Mandatory Units

  • Health and Social Care in Context
  • Communication Skills for Health and Social Care Management
  • People in Organisations

Optional Units

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Resource Management
  • Management of Activity Provision
  • Administrative Services
  • Planning a Work Based Team Project
  • Safeguarding Children and Young People
  • Finance For Managers
  • Safeguarding Adults
  • Manage Sustainability in an Organisation
  • Working with Multi-disciplinary Teams
  • Planning a New Business Venture
  • Empowering Users of Health and Social Care Services
  • Health and Safety in the Health and Social Care Workplace
  • Employability Skills
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Contemporary Issues in Health and Social Care
  • Study Skills
  • Management of Health and Social Care Provision
  • Equality and Diversity in Health and Social Care

Ideal for

This qualification is ideal for learners who would like to develop their careers within the healthcare sector, it also enable learners to progress to management level or enter employment at management level specifically in the healthcare sector.


To modern eyes, how students were assessed about half-century ago may look rather limited and repetitive. Assessment then, largely consist of a succession of relatively uniform essays or reports followed by a diet of end-of-year or final written exam papers. Learning outcomes of various units via submission of assignments / project work, is by far a better assessment technique. The process invloves assessment of learners work internally and then finally assessing through external evaluators.

Career path

Learners will be able to progress to Level 5 in Health and Social care qualification upon the completion of this qualification and can get senior supervisory level positions in Health and Social Care Sector.


Students on completing Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care :

  • 80% are working (at professional / managerial position)
  • 0% are studying
  • 10% are working & studying
  • 1Entry Requirements
    2How to enrol?
    3How to pay?

    You can pay the course fee in either of the ways given below:

    • Online using your credit card / debit card
    • Through bank transfer / Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

    Fee Structure

    Tuition fees for the programme
    DurationPayment optionEnrolment FeeTuition
    6 months Payable in easy instalments£20£1250
    9 months Payable in easy instalments£20£950

    Fee Payment Plans

    OPTIONS9 months6 months
    PLAN A GBP £190 x 5 monthly instalmentsGBP £416 x 3 monthly instalments
    PLAN B GBP £475 x 2 quarterly instalmentsGBP £1187.50 x 1 instalment
    PLAN C GBP £902.50 x 1 instalment

    Scholarships & bursaries

    5% Bursary on above fee for students opting to pay in full.

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