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Health and Social Care Management FdSc

Bridgend College

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UCAS CODE: A44B

Course options

  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Main site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

The main aims of the course are:· To provide a firm foundation of knowledge, skills, values and principles intended to enable students to feel confident and competent in employment in their chosen health and social care setting locally and nationally.· Develop an understanding of effective health and social care leadership and management in terms of integrated leadership, change management, accountability, decision-making and potential responses to challenges in health and social care.· Equip learners with the ability to communicate effectively in a range of contexts including working with communities, individuals with care and support needs including those at risk, as well as other stakeholders with an interest in health and social care services.· Gain essential research skills and the ability to interpret legislation, theories and models to inform ideas to innovate via evidence based health and social care policies and practices intended to generate person centred outcomes.· Prepare and support learners to develop an awareness and understanding of the foundations of Lifelong LearningThis degree provides the foundation for a variety of careers in the health and social care sector, from working with individuals to managing people. You will gain a sound understanding of the knowledge, skills and principles which will prepare you for employment in your chosen health and social care setting.You will learn about all aspects of an individual’s journey through the health and social care pathway, considering the leadership, management, policy, contemporary issues and practice which influence their experiences. In the final year, you can choose modules to help tailor the degree to meet your career aspirations.Getting out of the classroom and into the workplace is a key part of your learning. There are work placements throughout the course, which help you develop a clear picture of the different careers open to you.Course StructureLevel 4 Modules may include: Study Skills for Higher Education 20 credits Investigating Health and Wellbeing 20 credits Law, Ethics and Policy 20 credits Employability Skills 1 20 credits Introduction to Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care 20 credits Contemporary Issues in Health 20 creditsLevel 5 Modules may include: Employability Skills (2) and Ethics 40 credits Communities and Society 20 credits Communication and Intervention 20 credits Integrated Leadership and Management 20 credits Applying Research to Practice 20 creditshttps://www1.bridgend.ac.uk/course/health-and-social-care-management-fd

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Bridgend College

  • Campus address

    Bridgend College, Cowbridge Road, Bridgend, Bridgend, CF31 3DF, Wales

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