**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice. Please check the Northern College website for the latest information.** The Foundation of Sciences Degree (FdSc) Professional Practice in Health and Social Care is a two-year full time, foundation degree course. It is made up of on-campus delivery at Northern College and a placement in a suitable environment to develop the skills needed to work in Health and Social Care. Students will be registered at both Sheffield Hallam University and Northern College, and benefit from:
- choosing to study residentially at Northern College to focus on their studies and receive wrap-around support
- be surrounded by over 500 acres of National Trust gardens and parkland free to explore during their studies at Northern College
- have access to small class sizes and excellent on-campus support
- study in a college designed only for adults which has excellent achievement rates and is rated outstanding by Ofsted.
Year 1: Work-based learning-academic (20 Credits) Work-based learning-practice (20 Credits) Reflective & personal development skills (20 Credits) Essential sciences for person centred care (40 Credits) Integrated holistic assessment and delivery of health and social care interventions (20 Credits) Year 2: Work based learning-academic (20 Credits) Work-based learning-practice (20 Credits) Promoting health, wellbeing and independence (40 Credits) Using and evaluating evidence to inform practice (20 Credits) Leadership and management. (20 Credits) The evidence for the work-based learning modules in Year 1 and 2 will be from your work placement.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
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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- Northern College - Barnsley
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance to enable you to undertake placements in settings with children and vulnerable adults. DBS and occupational health screening will be requested at your expense.
Occupational health screening (to determine your suitability to undertake the course.
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|