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Assistant Practitioner in Health and Social Care FdSc

University of Cumbria

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Lancaster

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Are you a support worker in a health and social care setting? Do you want to develop your skills and become an assistant practitioner? Then FdSc Assistant Practitioner in Health and Social Care is the course for you.This programme was designed to provide academic progression for support workers. It's been mapped to National Occupational Standards, so you will gain the skills and knowledge related to your chosen professional route, as well as generic knowledge within ethics, values base and academic writing.**Graduate destination**This programme will give you the knowledge and skills needed to become an Assistant Practitioner. You can also progress onto an allied health professional course, such as Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Radiography and Physiotherapy.**Modules****Year oneCompulsory modules**Fundamentals of Professional PracticeFoundations of Anatomy & PhysiologyIntroduction to Health & Well-BeingNegotiated LearningProfessional Development & Clinical SkillsWork Based Learning**Year twoCompulsory modules**Contemporary Issues in Therapeutic & Diagnostic Interventions within a Multi-disciplinary PerspectiveApplied Anatomy & PhysiologyEvidence Based PracticeNegotiated LearningApplied Professional Development & Clinical SkillsWork Based Learning

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 10,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points :

NVQ Level 3 or Work Based Experience and Qualifications

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University information

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University of Cumbria

  • University League Table

    117th

  • Campus address

    University of Cumbria, Registered Office, Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, England

Distinct and pioneering, the University of Cumbria’s heritage dates from 1820. Its campuses include two in a World Heritage Site, the idyllic Lake District.
An international scholarship scheme offers a range of awards to all eligible students. The university also offers a £1,000 early payment discount.
For the 2021/22 transition year, all eligible EU, EEA or Swiss students will receive a Fee Discount Scholarship to bring fees in line with UK/home fees.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    76th out of 83 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    120 69%

    42nd

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    80th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    42nd

    20

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