University of South Wales

Care Studies University of South Wales Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of South Wales (Prifysgol De Cymru)


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Course summary

There is a growing demand for Care practitioners with higher level qualifications such as this Certificate of Higher Education. This 1 year course gives you underpinning knowledge of health and care services and practice at level 4. This course is taught alongside the Foundation Degree Care Studies.

Teaching and learning will be varied with lectures, facilitated learning and seminar workshops. You will be actively involved in your learning and will be constantly developing their higher education skills. You will be researching and disseminating recent research and using evidence based practice.

How to apply

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 code LL45
Institution code W01
Campus name Cardiff and Vale College (Cardiff)
Campus code F

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points Applications to the course will be considered on an individual basis. Typical entry requirements are detailed below but if you don’t meet these criteria, then your work and life experience will be taken into consideration. Combinations of the qualifications below are acceptable and other qualifications not listed may also be acceptable.
A level DD
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP Merit Pass is also acceptable.
Access to HE Diploma P: 45 credits
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) A* - D

Additionally, GCSE passes in three subjects at grade C or above to include Mathematics and English Language (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7,500 Year 1
International £12,300 Year 1
England £7,500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,500 Year 1
Scotland £7,500 Year 1
Wales £7,500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students have access to a wide range of resources including textbooks, publications, and computers in the University’s library and via online resources. In most cases they are more than sufficient to complete a course of study. Where there are additional costs, either obligatory or optional, these are detailed on the University website (on individual course pages). Of course students may choose to purchase their own additional personal resources/tools over and above those listed to support their studies at their own expense. All stationery and printing costs are at a student’s own expense. Students from Wales and the EU may be eligible for a means-tested Welsh Government Learning Grant. Please visit the University website for full details.

Provider information

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University of South Wales
Llantwit Road
CF37 1DL

Clearing contact details

Enquiries and Admissions Team

03455 767778

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Thursday 15th August 2019 7.00am - 8.00pm Friday 16th August 2019 7.00am - 8.00pm Saturday 17th August 2019 10.00am - 4.00pm Sunday 18th August 2019 10.00am - 4.00pm All other weekdays 8.30am - 5.00pm Monday 26th August 2019 - Closed

Course contact details

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