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Awarding Body University of Glamorgan UCAS code:C22, Route A , Route B Course Content The Foundation Degree in Care Studies is a two year, full-time, higher education course which aims to give students both the required theory and knowledge to work in social care, and the practical skills and attitudes through structured work experience. The course leads to a Foundation Degree qualification validated by the University of Glamorgan. Course Features Four work experience placements of a month each in local care agencies help students make career choices. Study visits as part of the course to a variety of agencies. Opportunity to specialise in the both years through choice of option modules. No examinations - assessment is continuous by completion of assignments. Many opportunities to develop initiative, and group working skills. Much student support available on site, ranging from learning support for study skills, through to financial advice and personal counselling. Career Prospects and Progression Entry qualification for degrees in Social Work and Nursing as well as Social Science Degrees. Posts may be obtained in many local social care agencies or developing new community projects in care. Progression to BSc Care Studies at Coleg Sir Gar. Modules Year 1 includes the following compulsory Core Modules: Social Care and Health Organisations Using Research in Health and Social Care practice Equality Diversity and Rights - and two option modules which may include Advocacy and Representation and Working with Vulnerable Groups. Year 2 includes the following compulsory Core Modules : Applied Social and Psychological Studies and Working with Welfare Policy. Students also complete the Employment Experience certificate which is worth 60 credits. Option modules in the second year may include Working with Offenders and Mental Health Issues. Method of Assessment Assessment is continuous and by assignment. There are no examinations. Course Length 2 Years Time of Delivery Daytime Campus Ammanford Campus Bilingual Provision Students can use Welsh with their tutor and submit assignments in Welsh Entry Requirements One A Level. Access qualifications are welcomed. Mature candidates may be accepted if they have practical experience with no previous qualifications. Full-time or Part-time Full Time and Part Time

Awarding Body University of Glamorgan UCAS code:C22, Route A , Route B Course Content The Foundation Degree in Care Studies is a two year, full-time, higher education course which aims to give students both the required theory and knowledge to work in social care, and the practical skills and attitudes through structured work experience. The course leads to a Foundation Degree qualification...

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