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UCAS CODE: L515

Course options

  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Overview

There are few challenges in society today as significant as the need to tackle the complex question of mental health.

This foundation degree is ideal for anyone working or wanting to work to improve the psychological wellbeing of individuals, families and their support networks. Whether you are looking to develop new skills or enhance your existing expertise and further your career, this course provides an excellent platform for your next steps.

At Worcester you will be working with a team of academics, clinicians and researchers with a range of expertise and experience from across the broad spectrum of mental health services. High quality teaching, mixed with a strong work-based learning element within the course, will equip you with everything you need to develop new insights whilst linking them to practice through your placements.

Key features

  • Flexible locations: study at the University of Worcester, Herefordshire and Ludlow College and Coleg Gwent.
  • Foundation degree students who have completed 400 hours in a suitable placement with a registered mentor can apply for entry on to Year 2 of the Nursing BSc.
  • This course is a professionally recognised qualification in its own right, that will contribute to your personal and professional development, as well as a route in to further study.
  • Progression routes exist on to the BA Applied Health & Social Care top-up degree programme.
  • 200 hours a year of work-based learning develop your experience and enhance your employability.

Learn more about the course at our Open Days

Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course at our subject specific talks, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,100per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level :

32 UCAS Tariff points from 2 A Levels

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University information

University of Worcester

  • University League Table

    87th

  • Campus address

    University of Worcester, Henwick Grove, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR2 6AJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    66th out of 79 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    123 72%

    40th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    71st

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.34 87%

    6th

    32

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