Southport College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
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
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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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
|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|
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttps://www.southport.ac.uk/foundation-degree-health-and-social-care-sept18
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6,165||Year 1|