Health and Social Care

Duration: 1 year

Course details

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.

Classes you will attend

  • Study and Lifelong Learning Skills

  • Foundations for Practice

  • Anatomy, Physiology and Psychology of Health

  • Care from the Clients

  • Communication and Collaboration

Entry requirements

UCAS Tariff Points: 72 – 80

BTEC: Merit, Pass, Pass

Access to Higher Education Diploma: 72 – 80 points

GCSE: Maths and English at grade C or FS2 or KS3

Career possibilities

Successful completion of this course offers improved career opportunities in the fields of health and social care. This may be within the NHS, voluntary and independent sectors. Our graduates have found careers in mental health and medical rehabilitation, and as support workers in the NHS, housing associations and charity organisations.

Apply Now

If you need more information, please contact us on 020 3302 7144 or on our CONTACT page to discuss your requirements.