This full-time course, validated by University of Sunderland is designed for those working in or with an ambition to work in a professional role in the health and social care services, including social work and nursing. This hands-one programme is focused around work-based learning, allowing you to put your theoretical knowledge into working practice.
What will I study?
- Understanding Health and Social Care
- Developing Independent Learning and Professionalism in the Social Sciences
- Exploring Psycho-Social Theory
- Working in Health and Social Care Settings
- Dimensions of Health
- Qualitative Research Methods in the Social Sciences
What are the career opportunities?
Foundation degrees are recognised by employers regionally and nationally as they include knowledge and skills that are underpinned by professional values and principles.This programme prepares you for work in a range of health and social care services including mental health, care work, domestic violence, drug and alcohol teams, disability support, youth work and family support work.
Can I progress to a full degree?
Yes. This foundation degree is equivalent to the first two years of a full honours degree course and upon successful completion you can apply to complete the final year at the University of Sunderland to study on a part time or full time basis.
Please note:Whilst every effort is made to run advertised programmes, this course will run subject to suitable student numbers.