Community Health and Well Being FdSc

University of South Wales

Key Information

Course duration: 2 Years

Mode of study: Full time

Qualification: Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Foundation Course

Subject Ranking

Ranked 3rd for Complementary Medicine (View subject table)

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  • Graduate Prospects
    Graduate Prospects

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    95.0 / 100.0
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    4.12 / 5.00


UCAS Course Code: 4A83

15 January

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Entry Requirements

Qualification Detailed advice
GCE A-level: DD
UCAS Tariff: 48 Applications to the course will be considered on an individual basis. Typical entry requirements are detailed below but if you don’t meet these criteria, then your work and life experience will be taken into consideration. Combinations of the qualifications below are acceptable and other qualifications not listed may also be acceptable.

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Home students: £7,500 per year
EU students: £7,500 per year
Overseas students: £12,300 per year

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The Course


Community Health and Wellbeing focuses on interventions that health care workers provide outside of health care establishments. Community Health Workers use strong interpersonal skills to improve access and early diagnosis in communities. The Foundation Degree in Community Health and Wellbeing provides an alternative route for students unable to achieve the entry requirements for undergraduate health or nursing programmes. There are also generic study skills elements, along with Anatomy and Pathology modules, which would suit both acute and community practice.Successful completion of this Community Health and Well-Being course will give you 240 CAT points and over 300 hours in a supervised, healthcare related practical work placement. There is also the opportunity to top-up your foundation qualification to a full BSc (Hons) qualification with just one additional year of study

Start Dates

  • September 2018 at Pontypridd

University of South Wales

University League Table Ranking: 107th

The University of South Wales has three campuses across the South Wales region including new campuses in Cardiff and Newport city centres, all with excellent road and rail links. The University of South Wales Group includes Wales's national conservatoire – the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama...

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Postal Address

Care Sciences
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