Health and Social Care with foundation year at University of Bolton - UCAS

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Course summary

Get ready to make a real difference in the daily lives of vulnerable people by studying for the University of Bolton's BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care with foundation year course. Offering excellent facilities and the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the workplace, we're dedicated to helping you gain the skills, knowledge and understanding you'll need for a rewarding career in this essential sector. Health and social care is a vast service sector providing support to vulnerable people, such as children, older people and adults with disabilities or mental health issues. Our BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care with foundation year offers you the opportunity to develop the values, skills and knowledge essential to good health and social care practice, opening the door to a huge range of rewarding employment opportunities. Balancing policy, practice and academic training, our course is strongly linked to the UK government's health and social care agendas. Our highly experienced and dedicated team will lead you in exploring the principles of care, person-centred health and social care, the ethical aspects of care, and areas such as health promotion, safeguarding, and more. We'll support you as you learn how to collaborate across professional boundaries, use evidence to inform your decisions, and understand critical health and social care issues and ways of dealing with them. Practical experience, including a work experience placement in a health and social care setting, is key to your development. Our focus is on helping you become a knowledgeable, compassionate, and person-centred care professional.

Modules

Information about the modules offered as part of this course is available on the University of Bolton’s website.

Assessment method

Details of the learning activities and assessment methods for this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L515
Institution code:
B44
Campus name:
University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent), including English and Mathematics. We'll be happy to consider your application if you don't meet the standard entry requirements but have non-traditional qualifications and/or relevant experience demonstrating appropriate knowledge and skills at Level 3. You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work. Every application will be considered on its individual merits.

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

https://www.bolton.ac.uk/course/HLT029-F-UOB-FX/2024-2025

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Other

Please note that this course is subject to the University of Bolton's Fitness to Practise procedure.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6If English isn’t your first language you’ll also need IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (or equivalent).

We also accept a range of other English language qualifications – please visit our English Language Requirements web page for more details.

https://www.bolton.ac.uk/international/international-general-entry-requirements/


Student Outcomes

Operated by the Office for Students
50%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
EU £63800* Whole course
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £63800* Whole course

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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 Bolton - UCAS