FdA

Health & Social Care (Foundation Entry)

Duration
3 Years
Start
September 2024
UCAS Code
N337
Delivery
In Person

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.

Why study with us

  • 6th
    in the UK for student voice
    National Student Survey (Health Studies) (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide)
    2023
  • 6th
    in the UK for academic support
    National Student Survey (Health Studies) (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide)
    2023
  • Teaching is consolidated to the same two days per week throughout the Foundation Entry year to allow students to work and plan their other commitments around the programme.
  • This course can lead to studying Social Work, Community and Social Care, Nursing, Midwifery, Physiotherapy, Operating Department Practice and Sports Therapy.
  • The tutors have a range of relevant health professional and academic backgrounds such as adult nursing, mental health nursing, public health and midwifery.
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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.

Modules

Course delivery

Following the pandemic, we have found that some courses benefit from a blended learning and teaching approach. Therefore, the majority of your teaching will be face-to-face on campus aside from a small amount of online teaching where we have learnt it works best.

80%Face-to-face
20%Online

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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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

2023/24
UK
First year£6,500 for the first year
Full-time£9,250 per year
International
First year£11,000 for the first year
Full-time£14,900 per year
2024/25
UK
First year£9,250 for the first year
Full-time£9,250 per year
International
First year£16,400 for the first year
Full-time£16,500 per year

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.

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This course is based in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

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