Sheffield Hallam University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Foundation Year Health, Sport and Social Care

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Course summary

**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.** Course summary:

  • Develop your personal and professional skills in readiness for degree-level study.
  • Explore a range of contemporary health issues to enhance your knowledge of the health and social care sectors.
  • Acquire an important foundation of knowledge and skills in science or social science.
  • Prepare for a degree in adult or mental health nursing, operating department practice, radiotherapy and oncology, or learning disability nursing and social work.
This course is suitable if you don’t meet the entry requirements for undergraduate health and social care courses. During the foundation year, you will learn together with students who will be progressing on to a range of health courses as well as students aiming to progress on to a range of sport related courses too. You will develop your skills and academic knowledge in readiness for degree-level study. How you learn: All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive. In the foundation year, you build your knowledge alongside developing your academic skills. You'll gain valuable skills in information gathering, project and self-management, written and oral communication, and digital work. You will explore a range of contemporary issues affecting the health of the nation, and consider the impact of current health policy and the delivery of care. You receive face-to-face feedback regularly during your modules in order to prepare you for the completion of your assessments. This will be via tasks set for you to undertake in the module seminars or in your independent study time. You learn through:
  • lectures
  • seminars
  • tutorials
  • project supervision
  • practical classes and workshops and societies via events or social media.
Applied learning - Live projects You will have a chance to investigate an area of interest in more detail by completing a project. This will allow you to obtain a deeper knowledge of the core principles in science or social science as relevant to your chosen degree course. Networking opportunities You are encouraged to make contact and develop relationships throughout the foundation year with students and staff as relevant to your study area. You can make contact with departments and societies via events or social media. Adult Nursing @ShuAdultNursing Men in Nursing Together (MINT) @MINTnursing BSc Mental Health Nursing @SHUMentalHealth BSc Operating Department Practice (who also hold and annual event) @ODPSHU BSc Radiotherapy and Oncology @SHURadiotherapy Sheffield Hallam Student's Union Radiography Society @SHSURadSoc BSc Learning Disability Nursing & Social Work @answ_shu

Course details

Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. Compulsory modules Contemporary Issues In Health, Sport And Social Care Foundation Project In Health, Sport And Social Care Personal And Professional Skills For Health, Sport And Social Care Elective modules Applied Science For Health, Sport And Social Care Introduction To Social Science For Health, Sport And Social Care

Assessment method

Coursework Exams Practicals


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
A091
Institution code:
S21
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or over at the point of enrolment.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.shu.ac.uk/courses/sport-and-physical-activity/foundation-year-health-sport-and-social-care/full-time/2022

Additional entry requirements

Other

Please note that the information provided on this web page relates to 2022 courses and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill.

If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill.

https://www.shu.ac.uk/courses/sport-and-physical-activity/foundation-year-health-sport-and-social-care/full-time

https://www.shu.ac.uk/courses/sport-and-physical-activity/foundation-year-health-sport-and-social-care/full-time


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Our tuition fees for students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2023/2024 are regulated by the UK government and are yet to be confirmed. For an indication, our tuition fees for UK students starting this course in 2022/23 are £9,250 per year. Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2022/23 is £14,415 per year.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.

Foundation Year Health, Sport and Social Care at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS