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FdA

Health & Social Care (Foundation Entry)

Duration
3 Years
Start
September 2022
UCAS Code
N337
Delivery
Campus Taught

Want to work in the growing health and social care sector? Our FdA Health and Social Care (Foundation Entry) is a great option and a stepping stone to other studies too.

Our teaching team is made up of academics and practitioners from a range of health and social care specialties who are passionate about students achieving their maximum potential - so you’ll get lots of support to reach your goals.

You’ll develop academic writing, research and presentation skills needed for degree level study. And you’ll gain important insights into health professional careers in a supportive and engaging learning environment.

Why study with us

  • You will have the opportunity for international travel and work experience, including volunteering experience in countries such as Zambia and Kenya.
  • This course can lead to studying Social Work, Community and Social Care, Nursing, Midwifery, Physiotherapy, Operating Department Practice and Sports Therapy.
  • Simulated learning experience is provided for health students within contemporary skills laboratories including a community flat and counselling and consultation rooms.
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What you'll do

  • You’ll complete two practice placement modules to apply your skills and knowledge in an area of practice that interests you.
  • Examine the theoretical concept of reflective practice and apply system-based knowledge of anatomy and physiology to practice.
  • You’ll develop and enhance your self-awareness and interpersonal skills alongside gaining an insight into the importance of evidence-based practice within Health and Social Care.

Module Overview

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.

Visit our Burnley Campus

Come and discover why our Burnley Campus is the perfect place for you at our upcoming Study and Apprenticeship Event in July. You can ask current students about their experiences, talk to academic staff and discover our facilities.

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Future careers

Graduates of our Health and Social Care Foundation Degree go on to careers in health and social care as well further related study.

You’ll be able to work in the youth justice systems, NHS trusts, private hospitals, children’s services, social services, family centres, as well as children’s homes.

Fees and Funding

2021/22
UK
First year£5500 for the first year
Full-time£9250 per year
EU
First year£7800 for the first year
Full-time£13000 per year
International
First year£7800 for the first year
Full-time£13000 per year
2022/23
UK
First year£6000 for the first year
Full-time£9250 per year
International
First year£10000 for the first year
Full-time£14250 per year

Scholarships and Bursaries

We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country and see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.

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This course is based in the School of Community Health and Midwifery located in the Faculty of Health and Care

For information on possible changes to course information, see our Essential and Important Course Information

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