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This course is available through Clearing. Call our Clearing hotline on +44 (0)1332 592018 to secure your place for 2018.
If you have the ability to study our BA (Hons) Health and Social Care but aren’t quite ready to embark on the three-year degree, the Foundation Year is the ideal starting point. You gain a solid introduction to the subject, plus the confidence and experience to make a positive difference to people’s wellbeing.
The Foundation Year is your stepping stone to a worthwhile future helping people live more independent, active and healthy lives. With the chance to apply your knowledge to real work situations, completion of the Foundation Year course leads on to the full BA (Hons) Health and Social Care. Offering a thorough grounding in topics like sociology, social policy and psychology, the Foundation Year enables you to make a smooth transition to honours level studies. On graduation, you will be equipped to plan and deliver effective health and social care services.
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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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||72 points||Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma etc. We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications. GCSE Maths and English are preferred, however if you don't have these qualifications you will be able to undertake Maths and English at L2 as part of your course of study|
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|