Health & Social Care with Foundation Year at Coventry University - UCAS

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Course summary

This health and social care course explores the core concepts of healthcare through theoretical and practical learning. This course aims to help you become a knowledgeable, enthusiastic and skilled individual ready to support the delivery of health and social care within the NHS, local authority services, private health provision or third-sector services. The foundation year of the course provides you with a solid foundation for building a career in health- and social-care-related disciplines. The Health and Social Care BA (Hons) degree provides you with the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills required of healthcare support workers, community healthcare workers, and those with roles in health and social care. The course also offers continuing professional development opportunities. Upon graduation, you will be prepared for roles in a variety of health and social care settings, such as working with those experiencing mental health issues or domestic violence, tackling environmental health issues or in public health teams. You will also be prepared for postgraduate study in areas such as nursing, social work or postgraduate teacher training. If you choose to leave the degree course after successfully passing Year 1, you will be eligible for a Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Health and Social Care. If you choose to leave the degree course after successfully passing Year 2, you will be eligible for a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Health and Social Care. For the most up-to-date information about course modules or sandwich years, please visit our website.

Modules

In the foundation year, the modules are: Academic Skills for Health and Social Care Working in the Health and Social Care Sector Life Processes for Healthcare Social Care Perspectives During the degree part of the course, the modules are: Year 1: Contemporary Health and Wellbeing Working in Health and Social Care Modern Society Healthy Environments Year 2: An Introduction to Healthy Development Working with the Vulnerable in Society Mental Health and Social Policy Research Methods Final year: Global Health Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care Tackling Disease Research Project

Assessment method

During your foundation - year one and during your degree, assessment methods vary and include, written reports, presentations, portfolios, tutorial tasks and assessments which take place at the end of each six-week block. During your degree the learning outcomes of modules, assignments and projects will be clearly stated. Your work will be marked according to how well you achieve these learning outcomes and your final feedback will refer to each outcome, as well as providing an overall percentage grade. The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards achieving the intended learning outcomes.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L509
Institution code:
C85
Campus name:
CU Scarborough
Campus code:
6

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We’re here to help you achieve your study goals. If your qualifications or expected levels of grades differ from those outlined above, chat with our admissions team and between us we will explore the possibilities open to you. We accept a range of qualifications and our study experience is designed to give you options and support from the start. Contact us via our website to find out more.


Student Outcomes

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65%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7950* Year 1
Northern Ireland £7950* Year 1
Scotland £7950* Year 1
Wales £7950* Year 1
Channel Islands £7950* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £7950* Year 1

*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 & Social Care with Foundation Year at Coventry University - UCAS