Health and Social Care – Foundation Entry at University Campus Oldham - UCAS

University Campus Oldham

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Central Lancashire

Health and Social Care – Foundation Entry

Course summary

Interested in a career in Health and Social Care, but lack the formal qualifications to apply for a degree? The Health and Social Care Foundation Entry course is a great stepping stone that will support you to develop the academic writing, research and presentation skills needed for degree level study. You’ll also gain important insights into health professional careers in a supportive and engaging learning environment. Once completed, you will have a guaranteed place on Year 1 of our Health and Social Care FdA (HTQ), Year 1 Health and Social Care FdA Mental Health Pathway or on our Higher National Certificate in Healthcare Professions’ Support.


Applied Anatomy and Physiology You’ll study the anatomy and physiology of the body. You’ll learn how this may be affected by illness, disease or injury and how to apply these key principles. Academic Writing and Studying in Health and Social Care. This module aims to introduce you to the principles of academic writing and studying to prepare you for your academic career. Learning Development and using Information Communication Technology to present information This module aims to develop key reflective skills and critical thinking to enable students to internally reflect on their current practice and also interpret research and apply this to practice. Developing Skills for Delivering Health and Social Care (1) This module aims to develop your understanding of the professional skills required in Health and Social Care. You’ll gain intrapersonal and interpersonal skills as well as identify your individual development as a professional. Developing Professional Skills for Delivering Health and Social Care (2) This module aims to support you in applying your understanding of professional skills needed in the Health and Social Care sector. You will particularly focus on collaborative communication, teamwork skills and developing professional qualities and values which are essential for working in Health and Social Care. Measuring Health and Wellbeing This module will introduce you to health interventions at all levels, including government policy and individual practice. You will understand the key sources of evidence and develop skills in the interpretation and analysis of these interventions.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7500 Year 1
Scotland £7500 Year 1
Wales £7500 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Health and Social Care – Foundation Entry at University Campus Oldham - UCAS