Foundation Degree Health and Social Care

Start Date

Mon Sep 14 2020

Day / Time



2 years



Foundation Degree Health and Social Care

Are you passionate about health and social care and looking to study at a higher level? This full time course, validated by the University of Sunderland is suitable for anyone 18 years or over who is working in or aspires to a professional role in the health and social care services. During this ‘hands on’ programme you’ll undertake a significant amount of work-based learning allowing you to put your theoretical knowledge into working practice. This Foundation Degree is equivalent to the first two years of a full honours degree course and upon successful completion you will be able to apply to complete the final year at the University of Sunderland to study on a part time or full time basis.

Modules include:
• 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 about after the course?
  • Medical practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Social workers
  • Paramedics
  • Medical and dental technicians
  • Nursing auxiliaries and assistants
  • Ambulance staff (excluding paramedics)
  • Houseparents and residential wardens
  • Care workers and home carers
  • Senior care workers
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Entry level

Baltic Campus