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Health and Social Care Foundation Degree This Foundation Degree focuses on the development of skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to equip students for a range of careers in this exciting field. The programme provides both academic understanding and the promotion of good practice. It has been developed as an academic and vocational pathway to degree level studies. It should be recognised that some posts will require an additional professional qualification, for example to work as a Social Worker or Nurse you will be required to hold the relevant professional qualification. Course Modules selected from: Ethics, Personal and Professional Values Assessment of Care Planning and the Identification of Risk Social Problems Understanding People Health Promotion How will I be taught? A combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, workshops, work based projects and directed independent study. When will I attend? 1 afternoon and evening a week (day to be confirmed) How will I be assessed? Work based projects, assignments, presentations, portfolio and simulations. What do I need? Ideally a Level 3 qualification but consideration may be given to candidates who do not have a Level 3 but who have had other appropriate experience and professional background. A written exercise will need to be undertaken prior to the course. What can I do with this? The FD is a qualification in its own right that is valued by employers in the Health and Social Care sector. It enables learners to progress to the third year of the BA(Hons) Health and Social Care at the University of Sunderland. The FD is a qualification that is also liked by Programme Admission Tutors for social work courses. Successful completion of this FD will guarantee an interview at the University of Sunderland on the BA(Hons) Social Work Programme.

Health and Social Care Foundation Degree This Foundation Degree focuses on the development of skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to equip students for a range of careers in this exciting field. The programme provides both academic understanding and the promotion of good practice. It has been developed as an academic and vocational pathway to degree level studies. It should be...

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