Advanced Diploma in Health and Social Care (120 Credits)


This is a two-year full-time programme during which the learner becomes better acquainted with the specialised services offered by different agencies and organisations in the care sector. This programme of study is ideal for those prospective candidates who derive a lot of personal satisfaction from helping others. Lectures deal with sociological and psychological perspectives, legislation, communication skills and human biology. Lecturers will present scenarios which are dynamic and thought-provoking, and learners are prepared to work in challenging environments dealing with vulnerable individuals. A work-based learning component is included in the framework of this programme. Learners who successfully graduate from this programme of study are very much in demand and all manage to find immediate employment in the sector.

Admission Requirements

Diploma in Health and Social Care or Diploma in Applied Science or Diploma in Sport or Diploma in Foundation Studies for Security, Enforcement and Protection*
4 SEC/O-Level/SSC&P (Level 3) passes
Preferred: Health and Social Care, English Language, Maltese, Ethics, Social Studies, Home Economics, Biology

Course Duration

2 Years Full-Time