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University Centre Croydon

Public Health and Social Care

UCAS Code: LL45

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

48

A minimum of 48 UCAS points from AS/A2 level (must include at least one A2) or other equivalent advanced level course; or BTEC National Award /Certificate/ Diploma in a related subject; or a pass in a relevant Access to HE qualification; or other UK/overseas Level 3 qualifications. In addition we require a pass in English Language at GCSE at grade C or above, or an equivalent. International students would need to have an IELTS test at band 6.0 or above. Mature applicants may be considered on relevant experience without having the required tariff points.

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Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

This two year full-time foundation degree course is suitable both for those who have experience of working in health or care and those who wish to enter this sphere of work, having completed a full Level 3 qualification.

The course is designed to enable you to develop knowledge, skills and competency with which to engage in contemporary aspects of public health and social care.

Modules

Foundation Degree (FDA) has progressive levels over the two years (HE Levels 4 & 5), each of 120 credits. Level 4 modules include: Developing Academic Literacy, Understanding Self and the Principles of Communicating with Others, Frameworks for Public Health and Social care, Health and Health Needs, Risk Assessment, Introduction to Practice. Level 5 modules include: Health Promotion, Care Approaches, Health and the Environment, Social Care Processes, Health care Ethics, Professional Practice. BA (Hons) Level 6 modules include: Social Policy and Legislation, Psychology and Healthcare/Family and Community Connections (choice), Global issues in healthcare/Managing Services (choice), Research methods, Evidence-based practice.

Assessment methods

Progress is based on continuous assessment across four semesters. This process uses a range of approaches including reports, essays, seen exams, group presentations and reflective portfolios as well as the incorporation of practice experience.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£6,000
per year
England
£6,000
per year
EU
£6,000
per year
International
£6,995
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,000
per year
Scotland
£6,000
per year
Wales
£6,000
per year

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Course location:

University Centre Croydon

Department:

Care

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