Health & Social Care

Our health & social care team is made up of experts from a number of disciplines including care, nursing and early years practitioners. Student success rates are well above national averages; some of our students choose to progress to further studies onto a Master's level programmes and many are currently successfully in related careers such as nursing, midwifery and occupational therapy. 

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  • Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Public Health (P1214)
    ENTRY:

    Students wishing to obtain the full BSc. award in Public Health can apply for direct entry on successful completion of the Foundation Degree in Health and Society. Alternatively students with relevant qualifications at Level 5 or with experience within the sector can be considered via the accreditation process for prior learning. Students applying to join the Level 6 programme must also hold GCSEs in English and Maths (C or above) on application.

    DURATION: 1 Year
    STUDY MODE: Full Time
    VENUE: Elmwood House, Glencrutchery Road
  • Foundation Degree in Health and Society (P1038)
    ENTRY:

    The Foundation Degree is designed for both school leavers and people who do not have a formal entry qualification (people within work, but have experience within health care) and students who have a view to work within the health care sector. Applicants under the age of 21 years may be expected to have more formal academic qualifications, including A-level or BTEC qualifications at the appropriate level. Students are expected to have proven capability in numeracy and written English. On successful completion of the Foundation Degree, students will be given the opportunity to "top up" to the BSc. in Public Health by adding a further year of study.

    DURATION: 2 Years
    STUDY MODE: Full Time
    VENUE: Elmwood House, Glencrutchery Road