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Foundation Year Health, Sport and Social Care Foundation

Sheffield Hallam University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Foundation

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

**Course summary**• Develop your personal and professional skills in readiness for degree-level study.• Explore a range of contemporary health issues to enhance your knowledge of the health and social care sectors.• Acquire an important foundation of knowledge and skills in science or social science.• Prepare for a degree in adult or mental health nursing, operating department practice, radiotherapy and oncology, or learning disability nursing and social work.This course is suitable if you don’t meet the entry requirements for undergraduate health and social care courses. During the foundation year, you will learn together with students who will be progressing on to a range of health courses as well as students aiming to progress on to a range of sport related courses too. You will develop your skills and academic knowledge in readiness for degree-level study.**How you learn**In the foundation year, you build your knowledge alongside developing your academic skills. You'll gain valuable skills in information gathering, project and self-management, written and oral communication, and digital work. You will explore a range of contemporary issues affecting the health of the nation, and consider the impact of current health policy and the delivery of care.You receive face-to-face feedback regularly during your modules in order to prepare you for the completion of your assessments. This will be via tasks set for you to undertake in the module seminars or in your independent study time.You learn through• lectures• seminars• tutorials• project supervision• practical classes and workshops**Applied learning****Live projects**You will have a chance to investigate an area of interest in more detail by completing a project. This will allow you to obtain a deeper knowledge of the core principles in science or social science as relevant to your chosen degree course.**Networking opportunities**You are encouraged to make contact and develop relationships throughout the foundation year with students and staff as relevant to your study area. You can make contact with departments and societies via events or social media.Adult Nursing@ShuAdultNursingMen in Nursing Together (MINT)@MINTnursingBSc Mental Health Nursing@SHUMentalHealthBSc Operating Department Practice (who also hold and annual event)@ODPSHUBSc Radiotherapy and Oncology@SHURadiotherapySheffield Hallam Student's Union Radiography Society@SHSURadSocBSc Learning Disability Nursing & Social Work@answ_shu

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,650per year

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

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 64

This must include at least 32 points from one A level or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. For example:CC at A Level.MPP in BTEC Extended Diploma.Other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    73rd

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    59th out of 80 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    113 64%

    64th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84.0 84%

    36th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    16th

    13

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