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Course summary

This Foundation Degree course aims to recruit students who have a desire to work with young people, adults or families in a range of different professional environments and organisations. The focus of this course is to inform students on work- based opportunities connected to different working sectors in preparation for future careers and employment. In addition, it aims to provide a broad -based underpinning of knowledge & understanding in relation to social and contemporary issues, policy and professional practice. Career pathways linked to this course are: • Family Support and Outreach Work • Health & SC Settings-Support Workers • Youth Justice & Probation Services • Youth Work/Sport & Community Projects • Fire Service • Prison Service • A range of Voluntary/Charity Services-MIND/My Sisters Place/CAB/Drug and Alcohol Services • Local Authority-Housing Organisations • Local Government Admin Services/Fostering/Adoption Services • Local Authority/Private –Assisted and Supported Living- Learning Disabilities/ Mental Health/Children Looked After by the Local Authority.


(Please add in bullet point format) Level 4 study year 1 • Safeguarding Vulnerable Individuals (20) • Social & Contemporary Issues Facing Young People & Adults (20) • Policy & Political Perspectives (20) • Understanding Organisations (20) • Higher Education Study Skills (10) • Developing Skills For Working Practice (30) Level 5 study- year 2 • Participation and Inclusion for Individuals with Additional Needs (20) • Working within a multiagency environment (20) • Developing Community Based Approaches (20) • Understanding approaches to learning and behaviour (20) • Work-Based Project (40)

Assessment method

The course is assessed through module assessments linked to assignments.

How to apply

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Middlesbrough College
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Potential applicants should hold Level 3 qualifications.

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Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6900 Year 1
Scotland £6900 Year 1
Wales £6900 Year 1
Channel Islands £6900 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Social and Community Studies at Middlesbrough College - UCAS