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University of Wolverhampton

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University of Wolverhampton

Health and Social Care

This work-focused Foundation Degree will enable you to examine health and social care as it applies to the community at large. The aim of this course is to provide you with knowledge of and insight into health and social care issues for individuals and communities and health and social care services. This higher education course is delivered by local further education colleges and is awarded by the University of Wolverhampton By forming links with local and national employers - and responding effectively to their needs – the programme remains fresh and up-to-date. It contains an element of work experience which you negotiate yourself, using your current work if relevant. If you currently work in health or social this course will provide you with core skills to enhance your work; if you are looking to enter a career in health & social care it will give you access to a wide range of career options. This higher education course is delivered by local further education colleges and is awarded by the University of Wolverhampton By forming links with local and national employers - and responding effectively to their needs – the programme remains fresh and up-to-date. It contains an element of work experience which you negotiate yourself, using your current work if relevant. If you currently work in health or social this course will provide you with core skills to enhance your work; if you are looking to enter a career in health & social care it will give you access to a wide range of career options. Many students who undertake the Foundation Degree may be currently employed in areas of health or social care – however, those who aren’t could find work in residential care, community care and health promotion in the community and schools. Following successful completion, you could progress to the BA (Hons) Health Studies, or another related Honours degree.

  • Qualification
    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    City of Wolverhampton College,Wolverhampton
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £8,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £8,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £8,250
  • Wales Year 1 £8,250