Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care
Herefordshire and Ludlow College and University of Worcester
This course is primarily aimed at those working within the health and social care sector and is suitable for students from a wide variety of organisations and settings, including both the statutory and voluntary services. It is an exciting vocationally focused higher education qualification, designed to integrate academic and work-based learning.
- Communication and Ethical Practice (30 Credits)
- Understanding and Promoting Health and Wellbeing (30 Credits)
- Legislation Policy and Best Practice (30 Credits)
- Personal and Professional Practice in the Workplace (30 Credits)
- Applied Research and Evidence Based Practice (15 Credits)
- Applied Human Biology and Managing Health Conditions (30 Credits)
- Reviewing Academic Literature (30 Credits)
- Team working and enabling others (15 Credits)
- Individual project (Work Based Learning) (30 Credits)
Within Level 4 in the first year assessment is modular based with students being required to complete a variety of written tasks, case studies and presentations. There is an open book examination as part of the assessment process.
On Level 5 in the second year assessment is modular based however, at this level, there is a greater emphasis on students being independent students completing module assignments relating to their own chosen study area, interests and career progression.
- All applicants will attend an admissions interview and will be considered on the basis of experience and/or previous certified learning e.g. BTEC National Diploma, NVQ, A Levels and other relevant awards amounting to 32 UCAS point minimum entry requirement.
- Candidates with non-standard entry applications (less than 32 UCAS points) will be considered on the basis of experience and attainment of skills to this level and may also be required to complete a piece of written work in support of their application.
- Given the wide experience of potential applicants, applications for Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) and Accreditation of Experiential Learning (APEL) are welcomed in accordance with University of Worcester Admissions Policy.
Successful candidates may top-up to an honours degree at the University of Worcester or seek related employment.
Herefordshire and Ludlow College & University of Worcester
Level: 4 & 5
Duration: 2 years
Attendance: One day per week
Course Fees: £9, 250.00
All fees are subject to change, please check with the relevant provider and see the Finance for HE page of this website.
Please see http://www.worc.ac.uk/course/health-and-social-care-fdsc.html for further details.
UCAS application - Course code L511
Kate James, Programme Lead 01432 365381
0800 032 1986