FdSc Supporting Innovation in Health & Social Care
New College Durham

FdSc Supporting Innovation in Health & Social Care

There is currently a high demand for well-trained and multi-skilled graduates in the dynamic health and social care sector. This programme will provide you with the underlying concepts of Health and Social Care and will prepare you for a rewarding career in this sector. If you are interested in a career in health and social care, this course offers you the chance to develop your academic, personal and professional potential. The programme is designed to meet employer demand for higher level qualified practitioners; you will gain an understanding of the concept of health and social care in a contemporary society, helping you to progress to employment within the health and social care sector. You will be given the opportunity to study aspects of health and social care in a variety of contexts, providing insight into the human experience of health in society and of physical and mental well-being and illness.

Required Qualification

Standard Pathway: Age - 18 - 54

Qualification - Level 3 with 120 credits (UCAS 104)

Non-standarad pathway:Age - 21 - 54

No qualifications, relevant work experience and pass campus assessment 

Modules under Course

Year 4

• Personal Professional Development
• Work Related Learning
• Evidence Based Approaches
• Exploration of Health Conditions
• Collaborative Working
• Contemporary Issues

Year 5

• Work Related Research
• Continuous Professional Development
• Public Health
• Psychological and Social Science
• Assistive Technology
• Service Improvements