The Foundation Year has been designed to support you to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to succeed at degree level and beyond. You will gain an appreciation of health and wellbeing in contemporary contexts and develop skills appropriate to University study such as finding and using information, working collaboratively with others, challenging and debating ideas and write using a variety of academic tools and sources to enhance your personal and professional development. Upon successful completion of the Foundation Year you will automatically progress to the 3 year BSc (Hons) Health & Wellbeing degree. Reflecting the challenges associated with improving health and wellbeing at individual, community and population level, the BSc (Hons) Health & Wellbeing degree course is built around 5 key thematic pillars:
- People and Place; This theme explores the complex range of factors that influence health status. In particular, health is explored through the lens of the individual and the places in which their lives are lived. The characteristics of ‘place’, and the interactions between them, have an important influence on
- Partnership Working: Partnership working is the only way in which we can tackle some of the most complex health and care challenges. Supporting individuals, groups and communities requires the involvement of many different partners, working together collaboratively. Throughout the programme
- Sustainability: Adopting a focus on sustainability will ensure that you are able to contribute to a health and social care system that is not only financially sustainable, but also minimises adverse impacts on society and the natural environment, which could jeopardise the ability of future generations to meet their
- Academic, Personal and Professional Development; A number of dedicated modules in all three years of the programme provide you with a firm grounding in academic, professional and research/critical enquiry skills. You will be given the opportunity throughout the programme to demonstrate your understanding
- Critical Evaluation and Research: Finally, a ‘Critical Evaluation and Research’ theme underpins the programme. Throughout you will be expected to use research and evidence to inform and support your discussions and the evidence for health and wellbeing promoting activities will be studied. You will be
- Citizen involvement to ensure that the experiences of individuals, carers, families and communities are integrated into the programme;
- Visiting and honorary lecturers / speakers from a wide range of health care and related fields who bring contemporary and real-world examples into the classroom;
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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English language requirements
As an EU or International applicant you will need to showcase your English language proficiency skills during your admissions process. The below qualifications are accepted for a number of courses, please be aware these scores are a guide on what is acceptable. http://wlv.ac.uk/english We have a suite of courses that require differing English language proficiency, these requirements are there to ensure that you have the correct ability to achieve your desired qualification with us. You will also need to check each individual course page for accuracy as our Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies courses require specific English qualifications prior to entry.
English Language Requirements - EU and International Applicants
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