Foundation Degree in Health & Social Care Management

L5 Level 5
Full Time
9 September 2019 — 21 May 2021
City Centre Campus, Cardiff

About this course

The health and social care management course has a multi-agency approach that encompasses social services, the NHS, third sector agencies and independent sectors.

What you will study

You will find a placement or work part time in a health of social are setting which enables you to work with a variety of people and in a multi-agency environment.

You will gain essential research, including support management, service co-coordinators and other management roles in health and care.  We have placement modules, which could complement current care work placements.

Year one: Health and Social Care Foundation Degree

  • Skills for Higher Education - 20 credits
  • Investigating Health and Well-being - 20 credits
  • Law, Ethics and Policy - 20 credits
  • Employability Skills 1 - 20 credits
  • Introduction to Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care - 20 credits
  • Contemporary Issues in Health Care -  20 credits

Year two: Health and Social Care Foundation Degree

  • Communities and Society - 20 credits
  • Applying Research to Practice - 20 credits
  • Professional Development in Health and Social Care - 20 credits
  • Communication and Intervention - 20 credits
  • Integrated Leadership and Management - 20 credits
  • Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health and Social Care 1 - 20 credits

Teaching and assessment

  • Continuous assessment and coursework assessments

Course fee per year

Tuition Fees: £7,500.00

DBS Check: £44.00

Entry requirements

Applications to the course will be considered on an individual basis. Typical entry requirements are detailed below but if you don’t meet these criteria, then your work and life experience will be taken into consideration.
Combinations of the qualifications below are acceptable and other qualifications not listed may also be accepted on an individual basis:

Typical A-Level Offer - DD
Typical BTEC Offer - relevant BTEC level 3 profile of Merit/Pass or Pass/Pass/Pass Typical Welsh Bacc Offer - Grade C and DE at A Level
Typical Access to HE Offer - Pass Diploma with 60 credits overall to include 45 level 3 credits all Passes. 
Additionally, GCSE passes in three subjects at grade C or above to include Mathematics and English Language (or equivalent).
A successful interview may also be a requirement for entry onto the course.

Important points

  • The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18
  • Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities
  • Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect
  • Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice
  • All courses are accurate at the time of upload or print
  • Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers
  • Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.
Key information

Start date

9 September 2019

End date

21 May 2021

Time of day

Day Time

Full Time

14 hours per week

Location

City Centre Campus, Cardiff
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Course code

ACCC5F02
L5

Qualification

Foundation Degree in Care Studies

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I did look around colleges before deciding on where to go, but Cardiff and Vale College provided the course information that I wanted. We have done quite a lot of reports and case studies but also looked into how the human brains works, so we can understand many forms of disabilities, both mental and physical. From my time at CAVC I can say that the staff are very friendly, I’ve also made a lot of friends and just generally enjoyed my time here.

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Lori Mamo
Health and Social Care Level 3 student

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City Centre Campus, Cardiff

City Centre Campus,

Dumballs Road,

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