Health and Social Care Practice

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About the course

This course has been designed primarily for those who are already working in a healthcare role and want to progress.

Entry Requirements

To study this course, you must be employed by a healthcare provider and you will usually need one or more of the following:

  • 48 UCAS points
  • Normally 3 GCSEs A*-C or equivalent including English, Maths and Science
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • IELTS for Overseas students of 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in any aspect, or equivalent

You may be asked in for a personal interview

UCAS Application Code

Institution name: BCBC
Institution code: B77
Course code: L510
Campus code: B
Short code: FdSc/HSC
Application: UCAS
What will I do on this course?

The Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care Practice is a programme that delivers the specialist knowledge and skills required in practice, whilst being underpinned by broad-based academic learning. It is offered in partnership with health and social care sector employers, and the integration of academic and workplace learning is a strong feature.

Modules may include

  • Essentials of Health and Disease
  • Foundations of Practice/ Extending Practice
  • Holistic approaches to care
  • Research Methodology and Methods
  • Quality enhancement in practice
  • Person Centred Practice
  • Working effectively with Long Term conditions
  • Foundations of Assessment
  • Evidence of work-based learning
Who is it for?

Students will be employed in one of the following areas and have 700 hours of practice per year and have a mentor:

  • NHS Trusts
  • Community Services Providers
  • Social Care Providers
  • Other Health and Care organisations
How to apply

Applications are made through UCAS.

For further enquiries please call 0117 312 5171 or e-mail HEinformation@cityofbristol.ac.uk

Please note this is a 2 year full time course with attendance at City of Bristol College one day a week.

 

How Is this course assessed?

A range of assessment methods will be used including:

  • Essay
  • Portfolio
  • Exams
  • Presentations
  • Reports
What could I do next?

Successful completion of the course may allow you to work as a Band 4 Assistant Practitioner and to progress to the second year of a nursing course. It can also lead to a top up year 3 of a full degree such as the BA (Hons) Health & Social Care Management course at City of Bristol College (with Plymouth University).

Interview

You will need an interview for this course

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How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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