This programme offers a unique opportunity to undergo a course of study, which compliments the development of skills and competencies in the workplace. The programme has been designed as a partnership between employers and education providers and provides a vocationally relevant higher education qualification.
The foundation degree programme has the advantage of offering on-going support in the workplace in conjunction with academic support from the college. The academic staff teaching on the programme have vocational experience in the field of health and social care as well as proven academic integrity and are ideally placed to help you bridge the gap between theory and practice in your area of work practice equipping you with transferrable skills.
Work in the care sector today is challenging and continually evolving. The need to have ‘joined-up’ services between health and social care is important. To this end, the training and education you receive will allow you to see your own job role and organisation within the wider care context.
Issues around care delivery are always topical, and informed understanding of these issues is important for both students of the subject and workers employed in the care sector.
Year 1 Communication and ICT; Anatomy and physiology; Legal and ethical issues; Principles of care; Using evidence; Introduction to social policy
Year 2 Core modules: Group dynamics and working in teams; Collaborative health and social care; Planning care delivery; Option modules: Mental health, care perspectives and practice; Health promotion; Social inclusion, empowerment and health
You will be assessed by a variety of methods, such as assignments, presentations, seminars and competency work based assessment
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
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.
|Campus name||Accrington Campus|
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||96 points|
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7,725||Year 1|