Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Professional Practice in Health and Social Care

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This is a specialist Foundation Degree designed for adults wanting to progress towards a professional degree within the health and social care sector.

It has been designed in response to the rapidly changing workforce demands and policy initiatives aimed at modernising services and improving quality, productivity and efficiency. It covers both the academic and work-based competencies that are relevant to a multitude of roles within health and social care settings.

“I worked as an Accountant and Company Auditor for 10 years prior to teaching – this was in the Medical Industry and Private Training Industry. I decided to teach to offer my knowledge to others, and have been teaching for seven years.”

Conal White
Conal White Curriculum Team Leader in Accounting
Please note

We make every effort to ensure information within our online course directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering in 2023/24. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if necessary.

What our students say

“I've always had a passion for nursing; undertaking the Access to Higher Education course was naturally the best step to take. The tutors are incredible; one was a registered nurse and uses their wealth of knowledge and experience of the industry to pass onto us. This course has helped me with my time management, self-led learning and is preparing me for the world of work.”

Bethany Smith Access to HE: Health Science Professions

“The course is very well organised, and there are lots of opportunities to gain industry experience. It is the only Media Make-up top-up course in my area and is close to home, making it perfect for me.”

Fern-Lynch Bowers
Fern Lynch-Bowers Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Theatrical Hair and Media Make-up

Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Professional Practice in Health and Social Care