Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care Furness College


Awarded by: University of Central Lancashire

This programme is designed for students who wish to upgrade their skills and knowledge to progress professionally in the field of Health and Social Care. Students will develop an understanding of the core skills, values and issues that underpin effective practice and provision of services. They will be able to identify strategies to improve health and well-being and to demonstrate leadership and assessment skills in their area of practice.

  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    2 years

Course details


The programme will be as follows for full-time students. Part-time students will study four modules each year:

Year One Modules
Personal Development Planning
Body in Balance
Workplace Contexts
Practioner Values
Relationships & Care
Approaches to Social Care

Year Two Modules
Managing Self & Others
Social Care Policy
Social Inclusion
Communication & Collaborative Working
Evidence Based Practice
Clinical Skills

Assessment method

Assignments, portfolio, reports, presentations
100% Assessment

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 8G67
Institution code F95
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 32 points In a related subject
A level C In a related subject
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP In a related subject
Access to HE Diploma P: 32 credits

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6,132 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,132 Year 1
Scotland £6,132 Year 1
Wales £6,132 Year 1

Additional fee information

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