Health and Social Care at Blackpool and the Fylde College - UCAS

Health and Social Care

Blackpool and the Fylde College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Lancaster University

Course summary

TEF Gold

Blackpool and the Fylde College has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

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This programme is aimed at those working or aspiring to work with individuals, families and groups in a range of health and social care settings. This includes working in specific health and social care disciplines with vulnerable adults, older people, individuals with disabilities or chronic disease, substance misuse and individuals with mental health issues. The Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care provides strong links to practice to develop an understanding of the social, political and economic issues in the health and social care sector, locally, nationally and internationally. You will be introduced to a range of theoretical perspectives to enable you to develop and contextualise key aspects and drivers for change within the sector. You will develop a critical understanding of the contemporary issues that impact on this diverse sector and client group while developing knowledge and skills sought by employers. A range of guest speakers currently employed within the sector will regularly provide an insight into working in diverse areas of the field, forging strong links between academic theory and practice. You will establish links to your professional practice as you explore the range of skills and attributes needed to develop as a resilient health and social care practitioner. The module content will address a variety of contemporary issues in order for you to broaden your knowledge base of current and relevant topics.

Course details

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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Course codeL510
Institution code B41
Campus nameUniversity Centre
Campus codeU

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 64 points Must be in an appropriate discipline.
A level CC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MPP
Access to HE Diploma Pass Full Access to Higher Education Diploma.

You will be required to be employed (paid/voluntary) in the health and social care sector whilst on course and thereafter for a min. of 256 hours per year (average 8 hrs per week over 32 weeks) and supply a letter of support from your employer at enrolment. Applicants who are able to demonstrate relevant work/life skills or knowledge will also be considered on an individual basis.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8250 Year 1
Scotland £8250 Year 1
Wales £8250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8250 Year 1
EU £8250 Year 1
International £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note: our course fees are accurate at time of publishing. However, government information may change at short notice and we reserve the right to update our fees accordingly.
Health and Social Care at Blackpool and the Fylde College - UCAS