If you want to study community and social care studies at university level but don’t have the formal qualifications, this foundation entry degree is for you. Successfully complete it and you’ll be guaranteed a place on the BA (Hons) Applied Community and Social Care Studies degree.
Why study with us
1stin the UK for graduate prospects (on track)Complete University Guide (Social Work)
- 2ndin the North West for research qualityComplete University Guide (Social Work)
- Excellent student support from the foundation entry course team and the University’s wider support services.
- Guided opportunities to access structured work experience via our own Centre for Volunteering and Community Leadership (CVCL).
- Engage in interactive lectures and seminars, with two full days per week taking place in-person on campus, 100% face-to-face.
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What you'll do
- Interactive, inclusive and engaging lectures and seminars which incorporate a blended approach to learning. These are delivered both in class and online over two set days, for flexibility of learning and study.
- Opportunities to study international approaches to community and social care in a variety of countries, including Poland and Greece.
- You will work in partnership with our on-campus Comensus team, who provide engaging service-user participation.
This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.
Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.
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Stuart teaches on the Social Work, Social Policy and Sociology, and Community and Social Care programmes from Year 1 to Masters level. His specific areas of interest are education policy, undergraduate employment, welfare history, social theory, and the sociology of childhood. …
On completion of your chosen progression route, professional career and employment opportunities can be accessed.
Fees and funding
Scholarships and bursaries
We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.
Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.
Care Leaver Bursary
Our Care Leaver Bursary is for students who need extra support because they have been in care or are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Care Leaver Bursary
Estranged student support
Estranged Student Support Bursary is for students who need extra support because they are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Estranged student support
Students with financially dependent children may be eligible for our Dependants Bursary as part of our financial support package.Find out more about Dependants Bursary
Foundation Year Bursary
Our Foundation Year Bursary Scheme is for students starting a 4 or 5 year Undergraduate Degree programme.Find out more about Foundation Year Bursary
This course is based in the School of Health, Social Work and Sport
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