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Integrated Health, Social Care and Well-being FdA

Newcastle College University Centre

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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

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Do you have the drive and passion needed to work in our diverse sector with a wide range of career opportunities? Then the Foundation Degree (FdA) Integrated Health, Social Care and Well-Being may just be for you. This new degree will help you to develop an understanding of the principles and practices of Health, social care, and well-being in the twenty-first century. This course is suitable for those wanting to pursue a career in the health, care or well-being sector, working with children, young people, adults, and the elderly. You will study a range of subjects to prepare you for the diversity of opportunities within the health and social care sector, including developing well-being; Health inequalities and Social Justice; psychology and sociology; life course approaches, personal development and mental health. You will also benefit from current industry expertise through our extensive range of guest speakers and lectures. The Foundation Degree is suitable for those wishing to progress into the health, social care and well-being sector, working in diverse community settings designed to provide a variety of health, social care-related support and care services. We hope that you will be able to develop skills and training and add to your knowledge and skills base to develop as professionals. Students interested in further study can progress onto the BSc (Hons) Integrated Health, Social Care and Well-being (Top-up) at Newcastle College University Centre. On successful completion of this course, you could work in a variety of health, social care and well-being related roles. Further study and specialist training will be required for some careers, such as social work, nursing, and teaching. For other roles you might go straight into employment and undertake further on the job training.  Examples of such roles include behavioural support worker, drugs support worker, learning mentor, behaviour specialist, progression coach and support manager. Further specialist training will be required for some careers, such as teaching. For other roles you might go straight into employment and undertake further on the job training.  Examples of roles include career guidance practitioner, drugs worker, training and development officer, learning mentor, behaviour specialist, progression coach, counselling and support manager.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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11,400per year

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

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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