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UCAS CODE: L540

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

If you are interested in a career working with children and young people, the elderly or vulnerable adults, this Health and Social Care degree is for you. It covers a broad range of topics applied in the health and social care sector and provides a foundation for this area of work. You will be taught by qualified nurses, counsellors and staff who hold PHDs, providing you with a wide range of applied experience across contemporary health and care issues including rehabilitation and mental health. Whilst studying for your Health and Social Care degree, you will be offered the opportunity to undertake a work placement and respond to live briefs from employers. In addition, you can take part in progression days and events to get you work-ready for industry and be given the help you need to prepare for interviews. You will also gain a Mental Health First Aid qualification (subject to funding). Once you have successfully completed the course, you may decide to progress onto the BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care (Top-Up) or the BSc (Hons) Public Health (Top-Up). Alternatively, you may choose to seek employment in case management, family support or childcare.

Application deadline

15 January

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A minimum of 64 UCAS Tariff Points at A-level, BTEC QCF Subsidiary, 90 Credit, National or Extended Diploma; Merits in Level 3 Access to HE Diploma, Advanced Apprenticeship.

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University information

Newcastle College University Centre

  • Campus address

    Newcastle College, Rye Hill Campus, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE4 7SA, England

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