Applied Community and Social Care Studies (Foundation Entry) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

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Course summary

Course Overview If you want to study community and social care studies at university level but don’t have the formal qualifications, this foundation entry degree is for you. Successfully complete it and you’ll be guaranteed a place on the BA (Hons) Applied Community and Social Care Studies degree. Why study with us

  • Excellent student support from the foundation entry course team and the University’s wider support services.
  • Guided opportunities to access structured work experience via our own Central for Volunteering in Community Leadership (CVCL).
  • Engage in interactive lectures and seminars, with two full days per week taking place in-person on campus, 100% face-to-face.
What you’ll do
  • Interactive, inclusive and engaging lectures and seminars which incorporate a blended approach to learning. These are delivered both in class and online over two set days, for flexibility of learning and study.
  • Opportunities to study international approaches to community and social care in a variety of countries, including Poland and Greece.
  • You will work in partnership with our on-campus Comensus team, who provide engaging service-user participation.
Future careers On completion of your chosen progression route, professional career and employment opportunities can be accessed.


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How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note fees for the foundation year will be £9,250, and then £9,250 per year for the remainder of the course. *subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Applied Community and Social Care Studies (Foundation Entry) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS