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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Location

    University Centre

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

This programme is aimed at those working or aspiring to work with individuals, families and groups in a range of health and social care settings. This includes working in specific health and social care disciplines with vulnerable adults, older people, individuals with disabilities or chronic disease, substance misuse and individuals with mental health issues.The Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care provides strong links to practice to develop an understanding of the social, political and economic issues in the health and social care sector, locally, nationally and internationally. You will be introduced to a range of theoretical perspectives to enable you to develop and contextualise key aspects and drivers for change within the sector.You will develop a critical understanding of the contemporary issues that impact on this diverse sector and client group while developing knowledge and skills sought by employers. A range of guest speakers currently employed within the sector will regularly provide an insight into working in diverse areas of the field, forging strong links between academic theory and practice.You will establish links to your professional practice as you explore the range of skills and attributes needed to develop as a resilient health and social care practitioner. The module content will address a variety of contemporary issues in order for you to broaden your knowledge base of current and relevant topics.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Blackpool and the Fylde College

  • Campus address

    Blackpool and the Fylde College, Ashfield Road, Bispham, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY2 0HB, England

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