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BA (Hons) Community and Social Care Policy and Practice (Foundation Entry Route Available)

Foundation Entry • Level 3

BA (Hons) Community and Social Care Policy and Practice (Foundation Entry Route Available)

Foundation Entry • Level 3

Type of LearningUniversity Study

Course CodeA4689

UCAS CodeHW10

Study ModeFull time.

DurationFull Time: 3 Years, Full Time inc. Foundation Entry: 4 Years

Awarded ByUCLan

Location ByBurnley College

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About the course

This degree programme will: Enable students to critically analyse the contribution of a range of social, behavioural and political concepts and apply to community and social care policy and practice Enable students to develop knowledge, personal skills and personal interests in areas relevant to community and social care policy and practice Enable students to develop a critical understanding of policy and practice, through the provision of a range of challenging modules and learning experiences, relevant to the future needs of students considering employment or further study in the areas of community and social care practice Develop skills of research analysis, reflection and evaluation and apply these skills in community practice and service development Foster through teaching and learning opportunities and assessment, the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written work The course aims to ensure students are knowledgeable, skilled and prepared to work in varied and changing world of community and social care. subject areas include working with individuals, families and communities, community development, study skills and information management. Year 1 (delivered at Burnley College): The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2020/21 for Home and EU students is £9000 per year. Year 2 and 3 (delivered at UCLan): The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2020/21 for Home and EU students is £9250 per year. The standard full time tuition fee for the Foundation year for this course in 2020/21 is £6000.

Type of LearningUniversity Study

Course CodeA4689

UCAS CodeHW10

Study ModeFull time.

DurationFull Time: 3 Years, Full Time inc. Foundation Entry: 4 Years

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Awarded ByUCLan

Location ByBurnley College

Start Date/s

06/09/2021, 06/09/2021

Cost Information

Year 1 (delivered at Burnley College): The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2020/21 for Home and EU students is £9000 per year. Year 2 and 3 (delivered at UCLan): The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2020/21 for Home and EU students is £9250 per year. The standard full time tuition fee for the Foundation year for this course in 2020/21 is £6000.

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. Because the course requires students to undertake a work placement, which may involve work with children or vulnerable adults, applicants who are not already in relevant employment will be required to obtain a Statement of Disclosure (DBS), for which a processing fee will be payable. 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.

Modules

Year 0 FDE (Burnley) - Understanding individuals, Families and communities; Working with Individuals, Families and communities; Asset based community development; Information Management; Study Skills. Year 1 (Burnley) - Introduction to Community Practice: Research and Development; Society in Focus: A Sociological Understanding; Communication and Social Media Skills in Social Care; Contextualising Welfare 1: The Development of British Social Policy; Contextualising Welfare 2: Theories, Concepts and Issues. Year 2 (Preston) - Compulsory Modules - Working in Community Practice: Research and Development; Social Care: Theory and Practice; Power, Oppression and Society; Management, Markets and Delivering Welfare; Comparative Social Welfare. Optional Modules (choose 1) - Health, Ageing and Social Care; Drugs and Society; Safeguarding Children and Young People; Difference, Diversity and Inclusive Practice; 'Race', Racism and Ethnicity; Student Initiated Module; Social Pedagogy; International Social Policy: Studying Abroad Year 3 (Preston) - Compulsory Modules - Single or Double Dissertation or Community Research Project; Applied Community Practice: Research and Development; Critical Social Policy. Optional Modules - Disability Studies; Crime and Society; Social Enterprise and Community Management; Poverty, Homelessness and Supported Housing; Working with People with Learning Disabilities; Youth Matters; Gender Issues; Mental Health and Social Care; Racism and Social Welfare; Social Theory: textual Analysis; Student Initiated Module; Allied Subjects; Social Policy; Sociology; Children, Schools and Families; Community Development; Social Work; Health and Social Care; Politics

Assessment

Assessment strategies are varied and include poster presentations, essays, case studies, community studies and work based learning portfolios.

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