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Integrated Health, Social Care and Well-being

Newcastle College University Centre

UCAS Code: L540 | Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


A level

C,C

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GCSE/National 4/National 5

Grade C(4) in Maths and English Language.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MPP

Scottish Advanced Higher

C,C

UCAS Tariff

64

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Health and social care

Do you have the drive and passion needed to work in our diverse sector with a wide range of career opportunities? Then the Foundation Degree (FdA) Integrated Health, Social Care and Well-Being may just be for you. This new degree will help you to develop an understanding of the principles and practices of Health, social care, and well-being in the twenty-first century. This course is suitable for those wanting to pursue a career in the health, care or well-being sector, working with children, young people, adults, and the elderly. You will study a range of subjects to prepare you for the diversity of opportunities within the health and social care sector, including developing well-being; Health inequalities and Social Justice; psychology and sociology; life course approaches, personal development and mental health. You will also benefit from current industry expertise through our extensive range of guest speakers and lectures. The Foundation Degree is suitable for those wishing to progress into the health, social care and well-being sector, working in diverse community settings designed to provide a variety of health, social care-related support and care services. We hope that you will be able to develop skills and training and add to your knowledge and skills base to develop as professionals. Students interested in further study can progress onto the BSc (Hons) Integrated Health, Social Care and Well-being (Top-up) at Newcastle College University Centre. On successful completion of this course, you could work in a variety of health, social care and well-being related roles. Further study and specialist training will be required for some careers, such as social work, nursing, and teaching. For other roles you might go straight into employment and undertake further on the job training. ?Examples of such roles include behavioural support worker, drugs support worker, learning mentor, behaviour specialist, progression coach and support manager. Further specialist training will be required for some careers, such as teaching. For other roles you might go straight into employment and undertake further on the job training. ?Examples of roles include career guidance practitioner, drugs worker, training and development officer, learning mentor, behaviour specialist, progression coach, counselling and support manager.

Modules

Year One: • Life Course Approaches to Health and Social Care • Foundations of Health and Social Care • Equality and Diversity in Practice • Work Related Learning • Personal Development or Recognition of Prior Learning • Academic Study Skills • Working with Individuals, Organisations and Groups. Year Two: • Working with Children, Young People and Families • Disability and Activities of Living • Professional Development • Work Based Learning • Critical Perspectives of Mental Health • Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups in Health and Social Care.

Assessment methods

Students are taught through: • Small group learning • Seminars • Group work • One-to-ones • Collaborative working. Students are assessed through: • Presentations • Academic posters • Recorded group discussions • Live briefs.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,000
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EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Newcastle College University Centre

Department:

Health

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