This may be an ideal course if you want a preparatory period of study before progressing onto a degree in a range of health and care subjects. Essential academic skills are embedded into all the work to ensure you are able to excel in future learning. The foundation course is also useful if you have the academic ability to succeed at degree-level study but do not have the appropriate subject background knowledge. The course will also enable you to apply for a range of degree courses, such as nursing, social work, occupational therapy. Therefore, successful completion of all modules in this course means you can you could progress onto year one of your chosen degree, subject to meeting the entry requirement.