Foundation Degree Health, Wellbeing and Social Care Management

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Health, Care and Early Years

Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time

Torfaen Learning Zone

Start Date

Start Date
20 September 2024

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

48 UCAS points - UCAS tariff calculator


Access to HE where you have achieved a Pass Diploma with 45 Passes


GCSE passes in three subjects at grade C or above to include Maths and English Language (or equivalent).

Please note that if you do not meet the grade criteria, then age and experience may be able to be taken into consideration.

In a nutshell

Learn about community health issues and develop a range of practical skills for use with patients. You’ll improve your general communication, team working, time management and IT skills so that you're able to work in a range of settings. This course is specifically designed to help your progress onto a health course at university such as nursing, midwifery and paramedic science.

This course is for you if...

... You currently work in the health and care sector

... You want to develop your career

... You’re considering a health related course at a later stage

What will I be doing?

Year One: Health, Wellbeing and Social Care Degree

  • Study Skills for Higher Education- 20 credits
  • Investigating Health and Wellbeing - 20 credits
  • Law, Ethics and Policy - 20 credits
  • Professional Development 1 - 40 credits
  • Fundamentals of Leading and Managing in Health, Wellbeing and Social Care Practice - 20 credits

Year Two: Health, Wellbeing and Social Care Degree

  • Wellbeing in Communities and Society - 20 credits
  • Professional Development 2 - 40 credits
  • Communication & Intervention - 20 credits
  • Integrated Leadership & Management - 20 credits
  • Applying Research to Practice - 20 credits


Assessment methods replicate those activities required in the workplace such as report writing, presentations, developing academic posters, reflective writing, work-based portfolios, literature reviews, analysing complex cases and managing change.

What is expected of me?

You need a minimum of three GCSEs, Grade C or above, including Maths and English Language (or equivalent) plus:

Please note that if you do not meet the grade criteria, then age and experience may be able to be taken into consideration.

International Students:

In general, international applicants will need to have achieved an overall IELTS grade of 6.0 with a minimum score of 5.5 in each component.

What comes next?

After this course, you can go on to employment in an assistant practitioner role in a range of healthcare organisations, such as the NHS, community health projects, private sector, rehabilitation work or social care. You can also progress to a full BA in Community Health and Wellbeing or apply for another health-related course, such as nursing, midwifery and social care.

Additional information

You’ll need to undertake work experience, as this is linked to core modules. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be required. It’s therefore necessary for learners to apply for a DBS check which will cost £55.

This course is franchised by the University of South Wales.

The UCAS code is 4A83

You may require books from reading list, however you're encouraged to use the library and online resources.

At Coleg Gwent, we regularly review our courses in response to changing patterns of employment and skills demand to ensure we offer learning designed to reflect today’s student needs and tomorrow’s employer demands.

If during a review process course content is significantly changed, we’ll write to inform you and talk you through the changes for the coming year. But whatever the outcome, we aim to equip our students with the skillset and the mindset to succeed whatever tomorrow may bring. Your future, future-proofed.

We regularly revalidate courses for quality assurance and enhancement.

Where can I study Foundation Degree Health, Wellbeing and Social Care Management?

Torfaen Learning Zone
(Full Time)
Start Date: 20 September 2024

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team