FDSC HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE
FDSC HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE (University of Sunderland)

Course Description

This highly practical two-year course allows you to develop your career in health and social care. You can choose to study on a full-time or part-time basis. You’ll develop a detailed understanding of health and social care policy and practice, which you can use straight away in any workplace that involves caring for individuals and communities.

Required Qualification

Age - 18 - 54

Qualification - Level 3 with 120 credits (UCAS 104)

Modules under Course

Year 1 (national level 4)

• Applied Qualitative Research Methods in the Social Sciences (20 credits)
• Assessment, Care Planning and Identification of Risk (20 credits)
• Dimensions of Health (20 credits)
• Exploring Psycho-Social Theory (20 credits)
• Understanding Health and Social Care (20 credits)
• Working in Health and Social Care Settings (20 credits)

Final year (national level 5)

• Contemporary Issues In Health and Social Care (20 credits)
• Health Improvement and Healthy Lifestyles (20 credits)
• Life Course Approaches to the Health of Children, Young People and Families (20 credits)
• Quantitative Research Methods in the Social Sciences (20 credits)
• Working in Health and Social Care Settings (20 credits)
• Working with Adults (20 credits)

Job Opportunities

You'll be able to work with young people, mental health issues, drug and alcohol abuse support and more, for the NHS, age and mental health charities, as well as social, public, private and voluntary companies.