Southport College

Foundation Degree Health and Social Care Southport College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Cumbria


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Course summary

TEF Bronze

Southport College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

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A Foundation Degree programme in Health and Social Care offers learners the opportunity to achieve a nationally recognised qualification that offers both career progression and professional development for those already in employment in the Health and Social Care sectors and those learners that are looking for future employment and careers in the sectors. This Foundation Degree work-related programme of study is designed to cover the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in the health and social care sectors. The programme facilitates opportunities for learners to apply their knowledge and practical skills in the workplace; full-time learners have the opportunity to do this through formal voluntary work placements or part-time employment experience. Employment /Work experience or voluntary placements are not mandatory for the programme but current vocational experience whilst studying on the programme is highly recommended. As a learner on this programme that maybe employed, or undertaking a voluntary placement within a related health and social care setting. This programme is designed to equip learners with academic, research, analytical and problem solving skills ideally suited for a range of careers and career progression in the Health and Social Care sectors, focussing on moving up to a supervisory or management position.

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 L512
Institution code S35
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

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 Applicants must have successfully gained a minimum of 48 UCAS points* Academic requirements*: A minimum of 2 A Levels BTEC National Extended Diploma/Diploma Access to Higher Education Diploma Level 3 NVQ *Other qualifications or relevant life/work experience may also be considered. Successful interview, supported by personal statement and a suitable reference. All applicants will additionally require GCSE English at Grade C or equivalent. Mathematics at GCSE Grade C will also be desirable. Non-native English speakers or those who have not studied the final two years of school in English must be able to demonstrate a capability in English at a standard commensurate with IELTS 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 being awarded on individual sections

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6,165 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,165 Year 1
Scotland £6,165 Year 1
Wales £6,165 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Southport College
Mornington Road

Course contact details

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Admissions Officer

01704 392627