This flexible foundation degree is a work based learning award combining health and social care education with either existing employment or work placements to develop skills for a wide range of roles across health, social or community care sectors.
The course is an award of Sheffield Hallam University and has two routes.
For those already employed in assistant or support worker roles in health, social or community care the course allows you to complete both the Higher Apprenticeship in Health (Assistant Practitioner) and the Foundation Degree. The course provides you with your continuing personal and professional development and, depending on your employer, would allow you to undertake a Band 4 Associate/Assistant role.
If you are not in employment the course will provide you with a placement in a suitable role, which will allow you to develop the necessary skills and competencies alongside your academic studies to complete the Foundation Degree.
Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc
University Campus Barnsley (UCB)
16 September 2019
Year 1: • Work Based Learning • Reflective & personal development skills • Essential sciences for person centred care • Holistic assessment • Delivery and implementation of health and social care interventions • Foundations for effective collaborative practice Year 2: • Work based learning • Promoting health, wellbeing and independence • Using and evaluating evidence to inform practice • Leadership and management.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||University Campus Barnsley (UCB)|
This means the year in which you would like to start the course.
‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.
‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.
You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.
The following entry points are available for this course:
Please visit our website for information at http://universitycampus.barnsley.ac.uk/study-at-ucb/international-students/
|UCAS Tariff||48 points|
Access to HE Diploma with a minimum of 15 credits at merit grade and GCSE English Language or Literature and Maths at Grade C or above - or equivalent.
Criminal records check (DBS)
|Northern Ireland||£5,995||Year 1|