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Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care (Mental Health)

Foundation Degree • Level 6

Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care (Mental Health)

Foundation Degree • Level 6

Type of LearningUniversity Study

Course CodeA2740

UCAS CodeHW01

Study ModeFull and Part time

Duration2 years

Awarded ByUCLan

Location ByBurnley College

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About the course

This unique course has been created in response to the needs of health and social care providers in the voluntary, private and public sectors to enhance the training and qualifications of their advanced practitioners, operational and managerial staff, to meet the current service quality and performance agenda. This course will be relevant to students working, or intending to work, within the fields of Health and Social Care. Students on this course will need to undertake a total of 200 hours of placement, in setting such as community health dementia suites and care homes. If students are already in employment this can count towards placement hours. This placement experience is integral to ensuring students are able to apply the theory from the classroom into the practical setting and develop their individual skills and abilities within this field. The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2020/21 for Home and EU students is £9000 per year. The standard part time tuition fee rate for 2020/21 for Home and EU students is £1000 per 20 credit module.

Type of LearningUniversity Study

Course CodeA2740

UCAS CodeHW01

Study ModeFull and Part time

Duration2 years

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Awarded ByUCLan

Location ByBurnley College

Start Date/s

06/09/2021

Cost Information

Years 1 and 2 (delivered at Burnley College): The standard full time tuition fee rate per year for this course in 2020/21 for Home and EU students is £9000

Entry requirements

Our typical offer is 104-112 UCAS Points. We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement. General Studies accepted. BTEC Extended Diploma:Merit, Pass, Pass Access to Higher Education Diploma: 72 - 80 points GCSE: 5 at grade C/4 including Maths & English or equivalent Applications from individuals with non-standard qualifications, relevant work or life experience and who can demonstrate the ability to cope with and benefit from degree-level studies, are welcome and these applicants will be interviewed. All students must be prepared to undergo and prove they have an enhanced DBS suitable to work with vulnerable adults and children. This incurs an additional cost.

Modules

Modules include: Year 1: Study Skills and Lifelong Learning Communication and Collaboration Concepts of Human Anatomy and Physiology Mental Health across the Lifespan Foundations for Practice Year 2: Evidence Based Practice Management and Leadership Perspectives on Intervention Supporting Professional Practice

Assessment

Health and Social Care tutors promote the transfer of learning between academic theory and work based learning. Teaching and learning methods are varied including individual study, lectures, group activities, speakers and on line learning. Work-based learning is integral to the course aims, enabling the evaluation of skills and knowledge in practice. Assessment methods are varied and include presentations, essays, workbooks, portfolio and reflective accounts.

Careers & Progression

Graduates of this course will be able to progress to senior roles within the Health and Social Care sector. They can also top up this programme to a full degree within Health and Social Care at UCLan Preston, which opens up the opportunities for post graduate study in fields such as social work, various nursing disciplines, occupational therapy, sexual health and physiotherapy. This course is popular with students who are already working in the sector and wish to enhance their preofessional development.

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