Awarded by: City and Islington College, London Metropolitan University
Why study this course?
If you're interested in a career in the health and social care sector, this extended degree develops the skills and knowledge you need to succeed. The extended degree route is ideal if you don’t have traditional qualifications or can't meet the entry requirements for the degree level Health and Social Care BSc (Hons). It will support you to develop the confidence, knowledge and skills required for a career in the health and social care sector. This course is delivered in partnership with City and Islington College.
More about this course
The foundation year focuses on developing your academic and study skills, enabling you to take on the challenge of a degree with confidence.
Underpinned by current research, the course is informed by expected changes in the UK healthcare sector, including advances in healthcare technology, the UK's ageing population, quality concerns and the rising cost of providing healthcare.
Learning from expert teaching staff who are actively involved in research, you will acquire skills in observation, enquiry and critical analysis. As you progress, you will cover public health, health promotion, policy and ethical aspects of care, developing your ability to use evidence to inform your decisions.
All teaching is held at London Metropolitan University's Holloway campus. The foundation year is delivered by teaching staff from both City and Islington College and London Metropolitan University, with subsequent years delivered by teaching staff from London Metropolitan University.
What our students say
"Great teaching team with the willingness to support students to achieve results and to have an impact on the community. Again, the course is current and highly relevant to the health and social care industry. It has good job prospects in both private and public sectors. For example, I have been able to secure a work placement with a reputable NHS institution through the course-related job and employability fairs organised by the university for students."
Health and Social Care BA (Hons) graduate
About this institute
London Metropolitan University
Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...
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