Healthcare Practice FdSc

The Foundation Degree in Healthcare Practice is designed for healthcare workers who are currently working in an assistant capacity in a range of healthcare settings.

The course values practice-based learning and recognises the value of students' life experiences as a learning resource. The course will build upon your practice experiences by offering a range of learning opportunities where practice can be further developed. You will embark on a journey of active, independent learning with appropriate support from academic and clinical staff.

The knowledge and skills you will acquire during this work-based course will equip you to promote health in a diverse and changing society, through a range of caring interactions.

The course will foster your development as a reflective, compassionate healthcare practitioner, who is able to promote safe and effective care within a multi-disciplinary context. The experiences gained on the course will help you to provide and maintain healthcare of the highest quality.

Studying this Healthcare Practice Foundation degree at the University of Bedfordshire will ensure that you develop the necessary skills to be sought after in the employment market.

FdSc Award
October Start
Full-time Study Mode
2 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

We will consider you as an individual and take into account all elements of your application, not just your qualifications. We are looking for breadth and depth in your current studies and enthusiasm for the subject you wish to study.

UCAS has introduced a new tariff for courses starting from September 2017. This means the points you will be asked for are different to previous years but the grades you receive have not changed.

At least 80 points with 64 points from 2 A level passes at C or above.

At least 80 points with 64 from Merit Merit in two BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas or one BTEC Diploma.

At least 80 points with Merit Merit Pass in the BTEC Extended Diploma.

A completed Access to Higher Education Diploma.

Equivalent qualifications such as Irish Leaving Certificate, OCR Nationals, International Baccalaureate and CACHE Level 3 awards.

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