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Newcastle College University Centre

Health and Social Care

UCAS Code: L540

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


A level

C,C

Please e-mail undergraduate@ncl-coll.ac.uk.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Grade C(4) in Maths and English Language.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MPP

Scottish Advanced Higher

C,C

UCAS Tariff

64
100%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

2years

Full-time | 2019

This course is ideal if you wish to pursue a career in the health and care sector, working with children, young people, adults and the elderly. The modules provide a firm grounding in aspects of community, health and education as well as helping you develop skills in social policies and modern social issues. Our health and care department is endorsed by Skills for Care, the sector skills council for the sector. As part of our work-ready guarantee, you will be offered the opportunity to study additional qualifications including first aid, a mandatory requirement for all practitioners working in the sector. You will undertake a mandatory work placement for a minimum of 100 hours each year with charitable organisations, public, private and voluntary organisations or primary education/childcare providers. Previous graduates have secured employment in roles including family support workers, drug and alcohol counsellors and working within the NHS. You may wish to progress onto our BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care (Top-Up) degree or our BSc (Hons) Public Health (Top-Up) degree.

Modules

Year One: Academic Study Skills, Equality and Diversity in Practice, Foundations of Health & Social Care, Life Course Approaches to Health and Social Care, working with Individuals, Organisations and Groups, Personal Development or Recognition of Prior Learning, Work Related Learning. Year Two: Critical Perspectives of Mental Health, Disability and Activities of Living, Professional Development, safeguarding within Health & Social Care, Working with Children, Young People and Families, Work-Based Learning.

Assessment methods

You’ll learn through lectures, tutorials, seminars, group work, reflective accounts and research and devote approximately 12 hours per week to independent study. You will be assessed through essays, research projects, presentations and assignments.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Newcastle College University Centre

Department:

Health

TEF rating:

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