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).