<div><p>You'll have access to a module website, which includes:</p><ul><li>a week-by-week study planner</li><li>course specific study material</li><li>audio and video content</li><li>assessment details</li><li>access to online tutorials and study forums</li><li>access to teaching and library resources</li></ul><p>You'll also be provided with printed module books, each covering one block of study, and a printed Readings book.</p></div>
The Open University is the worlds leading provider of flexible, high quality distance learning.
Unlike other universities we are not campus based. You will study in a flexible way that works for you whether youre at home, at work or on the move.As an OU student you'll be supported throughout your studies your tutor or study adviser will guide and advise you, offer detailed feedback on your assignments, and help with any study issues.
Tuition might be in face-to-face groups, via online tutorials, or by phone.
<div><p>Health and social care is an important and complex topic that is seldom out of the news. Studying this module will help you get to grips with three important areas which affect us all in our adult lives?health and wellbeing, mental health and ageing and later life. You'll be introduced to some of the key concepts, theories and debates and explore a rich mixture of real-life case studies, audio-visual material and academic texts, all developed by experts drawing on cutting-edge research. An equally important focus of K118 is on developing your study and employment-related skills, allowing you to enhance your understanding of professional and service user-focused practice in health and social care.</p></div>