Cardiff and Vale College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of South Wales (Prifysgol De Cymru)

Health and Social Care Management

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Course summary

The Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care Management course has a multi-agency approach that encompasses social services, the NHS, third sector agencies and independent sectors. You will research and gain essential knowledge in the areas of support management, service co-coordinators and other management roles within health and care. In Year 2 you will take up a placement or work part time in a health and social care setting which enables you to work with a variety of people and in a multi-agency environment. The modules you will study involving placements, could complement current care work employment or voluntary work. On successful completion of the Foundation Degree, students have the opportunity to progress directly to Year 3 of the BSc(Hons) in either Health and Social Care Management or Community Health and Wellbeing to top-up to an honours degree.

Course details


Year 1: Study Skills for Higher Education Investigating Health and Wellbeing Law, Ethics and Policy Employability Skills 1 Introduction to Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care Year 2: Communities and Society Applying Research to Practice Employability Skills (2) and Ethics Communication and Intervention Integrated Leadership and Management

Assessment method

A mix of written and practical assessments, classroom tests, presentations and portfolio work.

How to apply

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City Centre Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7500* Year 1
Northern Ireland £7500* Year 1
Scotland £7500* Year 1
Wales £7500* Year 1
Channel Islands £7500* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £7500* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Students have access to a wide range of resources including textbooks, publications, and computers in the College library and via online resources. In most cases they are more than sufficient to complete a course of study. Where there are additional costs, either obligatory or optional, these are detailed on the College website (on individual course pages). Of course students may choose to purchase their own additional personal resources/tools over and above those listed to support their studies at their own expense. All stationery and printing costs are at a student’s own expense. EU students who have settled or pre-settled status in the UK under the EU Settlement Scheme, may be eligible for student finance and be designated as a home student for fees purposes. Irish nationals are eligible for support under the Common Travel Area arrangement.

Sponsorship information

CAVC has a range of bursaries and scholarships that students on undergraduate, higher education programmes can apply for to support their studies. Applicants can find more information by visiting the college website

Health and Social Care Management at Cardiff and Vale College - UCAS