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London South East Colleges (Bromley College)

Health and Social Care (Care)

UCAS Code: L511

Foundation Degree - FD

Entry requirements


GCSE English at A*-C or Level 2 equivalent At least 1 A level or Level 3 equivalent in a care related subject such as Access to Health and Social Care You must be working (either paid or voluntary) in a relevant setting for 15 hours per week Enhanced DBS clearance An interview including a written English test Mature students without formal qualifications may be considered as a result of life and work experience following an entry test You may need to have GCSE Maths at A* - C or level 2 equivalent for further study or employment and so we recommend you take one of this alongside the course if you cannot evidence it already

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

This course is designed to bring higher education and the care services together to ensure that the needs of employees and employers are addressed. These qualifications are work-related, user-centred and combine technical skills, workplace skills academic knowledge and employability.

The advantage of such a qualification is that it has been developed collaboratively with employers, professionals and institutions. It is vocationally relevant and designed to meet the needs of a diverse workforce. It is a full-time course offered in partnership with the University of Greenwich.

Modules

Year 1 – Core courses: Academic and Personal Development; Managing business resources in care settings; Work based learning - 1; Introduction to Care Policy; - Plus a choice of 2 optional courses: Language & child; Creativity & child; Community care in practice; Social context of intellectual impairments; Concepts of social & emotional developments. (Unseen exam)- (15 or 30 credits). Year 2 – Core courses: Contemporary issues in care (Care) or Law and the child (Early Years); Introduction to the research process; Ethics of care; Work based learning - 2; Managing day care & residential settings; - Plus a choice of 2 optional courses: Children in society; Health promotion in Early Years; Self & Disability; Introduction to dementia care; Mental health and Intellectual disabilities. (15 or 30 credits)

Assessment methods

Assessment methods are varied and include practical work, assignments, essays, presentations, reports and an exam paper for the concepts of social and emotional development module

The Uni


Course location:

Bromley College (Bexley Campus)

Department:

Health and Social Care

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