University of Derby

Degree level: Undergraduate

Health and Social Care with Foundation Year

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Course summary

TEF Gold

University of Derby has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

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Our foundation year offers the chance to strengthen your skills, knowledge and confidence – with extensive support from our expert staff – before you advance to stage one of your honours degree. It could also be beneficial if you are planning a career change and want to get to grips with aspects of subjects which are new to you. The Foundation Year is your stepping stone to a worthwhile future helping people live more independent, active and healthy lives. With the chance to apply your knowledge to real work situations, completion of the Foundation Year course leads on to the full BA (Hons) Health and Social Care. Offering a thorough grounding in topics like sociology, social policy and psychology, the Foundation Year enables you to make a smooth transition to honours level studies. On graduation, you will be equipped to plan and deliver effective health and social care services.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L592
Institution code:
D39
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We’re proud to welcome applications from candidates with practice experience in youth work, health, social care and education. This is as part of our commitment to enable those from non-traditional backgrounds to be able to study as part of our commitment to widening participation

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


English language requirements

IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.5; with at least IELTS 6.0 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
92%
Student satisfaction
90%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14045 Year 1
International £14045 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Health and Social Care with Foundation Year at University of Derby - UCAS