Duration:2 years full time / 3 years part time
Course type:Full Time / Part Time
Fees per year:£7500
Additional costs per year:£44 (enhanced DBS)
72 UCAS Points, or
BTEC MPP or
Access to HE Diploma – Merit
and GCSE Maths and English at Grade C or FS2 or K23
Accreditation of prior learning is considered on an individual basis for those candidates that have undertaken relevant study in a health and social care related field.
All students must be prepared to undergo and prove they have an enhanced DBS suitable to work with vulnerable adults and children.
FdA Health and Social Care validated by University of Central Lancashire
Students will study a range of subjects which will provide the foundation for a future career in areas relevant to health and social care, including nursing and social work.
Study skills and lifelong learning
Introduction to Community Practice
Communication and Collaboration
UK Social Policy
Foundations for Practice
Social care theory and practice
Management and leadership
Power, oppression and society
Health aging and social care
Supporting professional practice
Placement to be completed in years 1 and 2. DBS clearance required prior to engagement with placement. Training provided: basic life support.
Visiting vocational speakers (e.g. children and families social workers).
Basis for BSc (Hons) top-up.
Career options include probation service, management, paramedic, race relations officer, mental health advocate. Once top-up completed, students can apply for postgraduate courses in nursing, social work and related occupations.
Essays, case studies, portfolios, reports and presentations
Lecture theatres, classrooms, work-based placements.