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Health and Social Care FdSc
Health and Social Care FdSc

Health and Social Care FdSc

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  • Level:Foudation/ Pre-course
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

  • A typical offer would be DEE at A Level or MPP at BTEC. If you have an Access course qualification you must have a minimum of 15 credits at Merit.
  • achieved GCSE English Language (or equivalent) at grade C/4 or above
  • provide evidence of study in the last five years
  • demonstrate prior interest and engagement with health and social care in either a voluntary, personal or working perspective
  • Please note that all offers are subject to successful Occupational Health Screening and a clear Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) report.

English requirement

  • IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands

Course Information

Our Health and Social Care FdSc course is aimed at those who are interested in caring for people, and is designed for those with a caring, practical nature, who wish to understand the theoretical basis behind care. If you wish to enter health or social care provision in an advanced support worker role, Senior Support Worker, Assistant Practitioner or similar roles in Health and Social Care sectors our course may be for you.

Our FdSc in Health and Social Care course provides you with a unique opportunity to achieve a relevant qualification that matches your personal and professional development needs. The course also aims to support you in developing your own higher level thinking skills such as essay writing, analytical and research skills.

This two year programme is full-time and closely links theory and practice within Health and Social Care. The design of the course recognises the significant contribution of support workers in both health and social care settings focusing on improving service delivery.

Please note: Students are expected to follow the Faculty of Health and Society’s Policies on Confidentiality, Uniform and Student Discipline.

The Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care is a two year course which combines theory and practice. To graduate students must pass both parts.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Careers in health and social care, voluntary organizations

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

 £470 per year

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