Applied Health and Social Care Foundation Degree

Newman University, Birmingham

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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This course aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills to become a reflective, independent and critical member of the health and social care workforce. The principles of intelligent compassion run throughout the course to support best practice, effective communication and professionalism. It helps students to apply theory and practice in both health and social care settings and offers a platform for employment in health or social care. It can also act as a springboard to a professional career in health and social care services. The course pulls together theory and practice for those who wish to work with people in a caring environment. The FdSc Applied Health and Social Care can equip students to work in health and social care settings at Assistant Practitioner level (band 4). There is the opportunity to Top Up this award to the BA or BSc (Hons) Applied Health and Social Care at Newman University. As a graduate there are a number of opportunities for a career within the NHS, health promotion officer or practice manager for instance, also NHS graduate opportunities in leadership and management. Outside of the NHS there are many opportunities for a graduate in health and social care: project work; care manager; charity work, working with children, families, the elderly or people with special needs and mental health disorders. This also provides an opportunity for post graduate study and training. The duration of the full-time course is 2 years, with attendance one day a week. There is a requirement to work or volunteer in a health and social setting for one day a week for the duration of the course.

Course details


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeL510
Institution code N36
Campus nameNewman University
Campus codeN

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

This course is not accepting applications from international learners.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 64 - 144 points Entry requirements are flexible and recognize a range of academic qualifications, as well as work experience. Normally you will be required to possess a level 3 qualifications such as A level, a BTEC or NVQ level 3; to the value of 64 UCAS points. Applications from mature applicants may be considered in relation to prior experience. Applicants may be required to attend an interview and will be required obtain Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) at point of entry to the course.

Entry requirements are flexible and recognize a range of academic qualifications, as well as work experience. Normally you will be required to possess a level 3 qualifications such as A level, a BTEC or NVQ level 3; to the value of 64 UCAS points. Applications from mature applicants may be considered in relation to prior experience. Applicants may be required to attend an interview and will be required obtain Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) at point of entry to the course.

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

https://newman.ac.uk/course/applied-health-and-social-care-foundation-degree/full-time/#tab-entry

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
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

Fees shown are for 2020/21 academic year. The University will review tuition fees and increase fees in line with any inflationary uplift as determined by the UK Government, if permitted by law or government policy, on enrolment and in subsequent years of your course. It is anticipated that such increases would be linked to RPI (the Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments). Additional cost information associated with undergraduate degrees can be found at https://www.newman.ac.uk/knowledge-base/additional-costs-for-undergraduate-courses/

Provider information

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Newman University, Birmingham
Genners Lane
Bartley Green
Birmingham
B32 3NT


Clearing contact details

Admissions

01214761181

01214761196

Course Clearing information

Additional information

We will be on the phones and online from 7am-5:30pm Thursday 13th August, 8:30am-5:30pm Friday 14th August 8.30am-1.00pm Saturday 15th August and back again at 8:30am Monday 17th August all through the week between 8:30am-5:30pm. We will also be on social media (Facebook, Twitter and WhatsAp?) and have a LiveChat facility on the website to ask questions and receive offers of a place at Newman University (subject to verification of meeting entry requirements). Out of office hours - 24 hour answerphone


Course contact details

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Our friendly, helpful Admissions team

0121 476 1181 (3662)

0121 476 1196

Applied Health and Social Care Foundation Degree at Newman University, Birmingham - UCAS