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Foundation Degree in Science (FdSc) in Health and Social Care

North West Regional College

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree

  • Location

    North West Regional College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Course Overview:

This is an innovative and contemporary course from Ulster University which will be attractive to both students and employers in the Health & Social Care sector. The aim of this course is to address the needs of the local market by preparing graduates to gain the range of knowledge, skills, attitudes and values required to meet the current and future evolving needs of Health and Social Care services in Northern Ireland.

In Year 1 you will gain an exciting introduction into Health and Social Care by studying a range of modules including: Effective Communication in Health and Social Care; Safeguarding and Managing Risk; Foundations in Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care; Psychology Theory and Application; Introduction to Social Policy Concepts; Introduction to Sociology and Professional Conduct and Ethical Practice.

In Year 2 you will undertake a variety of modules (specific to your chosen pathway). In addition, all students must complete 240 hours of Work Based Learning (placement), which will also be assessed.

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North West Regional College

  • Campus address

    North West Regional College, Strand Road, Londonderry, Londonderry, BT48 7BY, Northern Ireland

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