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Health and Social Care (Arts), Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
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The aim of this Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care (Arts) at University of Wolverhampton is to provide you with knowledge of and insight into health and social care issues for individuals and communities and health and social care services.

Potential Career Paths

Many students who undertake the Foundation Degree may be currently employed in areas of health or social care – however, those who aren’t could find work in residential care, community care and health promotion in the community and schools.

Following successful completion, you could progress to the BA (Hons) Health Studies, or another related Honours degree.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

What happens on the course?

  • This higher education course is delivered by local further education colleges and is awarded by the University of Wolverhampton.
  • By forming links with local and national employers - and responding effectively to their needs – the programme remains fresh and up-to-date. It contains an element of work experience which you negotiate yourself, using your current work if relevant.
  • If you currently work in health or social this course will provide you with core skills to enhance your work; if you are looking to enter a career in health & social care it will give you access to a wide range of career options.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

Typical entry requirement: 24 UCAS points

  • A Level - grade D
  • BTEC L3 Extend Diploma or OCR Cambridge L3 Technical Extended Diploma - grades PPP
  • Access to HE Diploma (Full Award)
  • NVQ level 3 in a related subject

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    6165 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6165 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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  • Home/EU Part-time: £4110 per year

Living costs for Wolverhampton

  • 550 - 900 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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