Foundation Degree Community Health and Well Being

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Health, Care & Early Years

Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Full Time

Location

Location
Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone

Start Date

Start Date
15 September 2020

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

You would usually need at least one of the following:

Plus:

  • 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.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be required.

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 for you if...

... You currently work in the health and care sector
... You want to develop your career
... You’re considering nursing or midwifery at a later stage

What will I be doing?

Those who aren’t already working in an appropriate health-related role will complete two placements, together with projects related to the work that they’re doing. If you’re in appropriate work, you can use this as an opportunity to explore new aspects of your work context and improve your career prospects.

Modules will include anatomy and physiology, health promotion, physical activity and lifestyle and ethics.

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.

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.

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 £44.00.

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.

Where can I study Foundation Degree Community Health and Well Being?

EFDG0026AB
Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(Full Time)
Start Date: 15 September 2020

This course may be available at other dates, times or campuses, please click to view your options.

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

Contact our Student Recruitment team

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

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