Newman University, Birmingham

Applied Health and Social Care Foundation Degree Newman University, Birmingham Degree level: Undergraduate

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The FdSc Applied Health and Social Care is a Foundation Degree programme that students study for two days a week, over two years full time. Students studying the FdSc Applied Health and Social care develop both wide subject knowledge and also enhance the personal skills needed to operate effectively within the increasingly multi-professional health and social care sector. They develop specific skills such as criticality, writing, oral communication and presentation skills including the ability to think logically and construct arguments and research skills alongside more transferable skills such as time management, project management, teamwork, planning, independent learning and organizational skills.

  • Career Opportunities

The FdSc Applied Health and Social Care is designed with employability in mind. It can offer the opportunity for promotion and further development for those who already work in the health and social care sector and open doors to a range of careers. It can act as a springboard to equip students for professional training and students who are successful in passing the FdSc Applied Health and Social Care can move onto the BSc Applied Health and Social Care Top-Up route which takes the student to degree level in one year (full-time route).

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 L510
Institution code N36
Campus name Newman University
Campus code N

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

International applicants

This course is not accepting applications from international learners.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 - 144 points Entry requirements are flexible and recognize a range of academic qualifications, as well as work experience. Normally you will be required to possess a level 3 qualifications such as A level, a BTEC or NVQ level 3; to the value of 64 UCAS points. Applications from mature applicants may be considered in relation to prior experience. Applicants may be required to attend an interview and will be required obtain Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) at point of entry to the course.

Entry requirements are flexible and recognize a range of academic qualifications, as well as work experience. Normally you will be required to possess a level 3 qualifications such as A level, a BTEC or NVQ level 3; to the value of 64 UCAS points. Applications from mature applicants may be considered in relation to prior experience. Applicants may be required to attend an interview and will be required obtain Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) at point of entry to the course.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://newman.ac.uk/course/applied-health-and-social-care-foundation-degree/full-time/#tab-entry

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees shown are for 2020/21 academic year. The University will review tuition fees and increase fees in line with any inflationary uplift as determined by the UK Government, if permitted by law or government policy, on enrolment and in subsequent years of your course. It is anticipated that such increases would be linked to RPI (the Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments). Additional cost information associated with undergraduate degrees can be found at https://www.newman.ac.uk/knowledge-base/additional-costs-for-undergraduate-courses/

Provider information

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Newman University, Birmingham
Genners Lane
Bartley Green
Birmingham
B32 3NT


Course contact details

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