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UCAS CODE: LN52

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Location

    Coleg Llandrillo - Rhos on Sea

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

**Please note that certain pathways and modules are only available at certain sites - see additional campus/course information for more details.**Modules from this degree are also available on an individual basis as Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities for the sector.This new and exciting degree allows you to choose modules and specialist pathways that are of the most interest or relevance to you and your current or future plans and aspirations.Studying this programme allows you to choose modules to graduate and progress with one of four Foundation degrees, namely:FdA Health and Social Care (UCAS Code: LN52)FdA Health and Social Care (Social Policy) (UCAS Code: L516)FdA Health and Social Care (Supporting Young People and Adults with Additional Learning Needs) (UCAS Code: L513)Are you looking for employment or promotion within Healthcare, Social care, Childcare or public and social policy? Could your career benefit from an in-depth knowledge of current health, social, childcare, public or social policy? This course is designed for new and existing professionals in a range of public, private and voluntary sector environments. The course is flexible around other commitments potential students may have, as it is delivered on one day per week for part-time students and two days per week for full time learners. This allows opportunities for either full-time or part-time study, either for those returning to education or those in employment who wish to enhance their qualifications and employment status or opportunities.Successfully completing this course can lead to a great range of progression opportunities, with recent graduates pursuing careers in:the voluntary, statutory and private sectors including opportunities within the Welsh Assembly and local government in areas of housing, health, social work and social care, social inclusion as well as the developing voluntary and private sectors.local Health or Social Care private or public employers including the NHS, Hospices, Care homes and Domiciliary agencies.organisations such as the Prison Service, SOVA, NCH, and Shelter. These organisations work and actively recruit in North Wales.Some learners progress to BSc Nursing pathways.The course also provides a sound basis for progression onto BA (Hons) Degrees at Grwp Llandrillo Menai, including the BA (Hons) Health and Social Care and BA (Hons) Health and Social Care (Social Policy).Successful completion of the BA programmes also provides a sound basis for progression into post-graduate recruitment programmes such as Social Work, Social Policy, Psychology and Teaching and Post Graduate Certificates in EducationSome learners remain in work throughout the programme and take on managerial or leadership positions, or many other forms of progression/promotion in the workplace.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 8,300per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 64

Relevant Level 3 qualifications (UCAS points tariff 64)It is possible for experienced practitioners to enter the programme with NVQ 3 or equivalent qualifications.

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University information

Grwp Llandrillo Menai

  • Campus address

    Coleg Llandrillo, Llandudno Road, Rhos-on-Sea, Colwyn Bay, Conwy, LL28 4HZ, Wales

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