BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care

with Foundation Year

course overview

Health and Social Care with foundation year offers you the opportunity to develop the values, skills and knowledge essential to good health and social care practice, opening the door to a huge range of rewarding employment opportunities. Balancing policy, practice and academic training, our course is strongly linked to the UK government's health and social care agendas. Our highly experienced and dedicated team will lead you in exploring the principles of care, person-centred health and social care, the ethical aspects of care, and areas such as health promotion, safeguarding, and more.

Course features

Final Award: BSc (Hons)
Duration: 4 Years with Foundation
Awarding Body: University of Bolton
Study Mode: Full Time
Start Date: September
Delivery : Weekday
Fees: £9,250 / Year

Entry Requirements

Our entry requirements guide your qualifications for our courses. With personalized admissions and ambitious offers, we encourage high aspirations. At Elizabeth School, we recognize and support your potential for future success.

In order to apply for this course you will need the followings:
  • UK Diploma - Equivalent level 3

  • EU/Overseas qualifications equivalent to UK level 3

* Applicants aged 21 and above, who may not meet the standard entry requirements, could still be eligible for admission if they have at least two years of relevant work experience. This experience should showcase transferable skills and knowledge, including effective communication, efficient time management, strong organisational abilities, and the ability to work collaboratively within a team.

Applicant must meet the English Language requirements by taking or providing one of the following assessment tests.
  • GCSE English with grade C/4 or above

  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English

  • IELTS 5.5 

  • Internal English Assessment 


Module CodeModule NameModule Credits
FND3000 Self-Reflection and Self-presentation20
FND3001Reading Modern Society20
FND3002 The Individual and Society 20
FND3003 Research Methods in Social Sciences 20
FND3004 The World of Work 20
FND3005 Reading Contemporary Society 20

Teaching and Assessment

The assessment strategy aims to fulfil the learning outcomes by combining traditional assessment types with a variety of authentic assessments which allow students to progressively develop their skills throughout the four years of the programme.

Formative assessment and feedback is a key part of the programme’s strategy. These will allow students to practise new tasks and receive regular feedback, to give them guidance and confidence to perform well for their summative assessments. These could include presentations, work related projects, group-work, computer based simulations, essays, videos and business reports.

Course Fees

Home (UK) £9,250 / Year

The fees above are for the 2023/24 academic year but may be subject to change following any announcements by the UK Government (approved by Parliament) regarding maximum Undergraduate tuition fee caps for 2023/24.

In addition, ESL reserves the right to increase all full-time and part-time Undergraduate tuition fees mid-course, in line with any further inflationary increase in the Government tuition fee cap which is approved by Parliament. ESL will publish information about any changes to tuition fees on its website.

Career Prospects

As a graduate of this degree, you'll be well-prepared for working in a wide range of statutory, voluntary and independent settings.

Including local authority or multi-agency teams, health promotion projects, refugee and asylum services, hospitals, sheltered accommodation, hospices and day centres, and residential care units. In addition, as a graduate with a health and social care background, you'll be in a good position to be considered for careers in health education and promotion, welfare, health research, community mental health and commissioning and care management services. You'll be able to pursue roles in service management and coordination or advocacy, education and training. You might also seek work as a technician and support worker helping children and families, older and disabled people, drug and alcohol abusers, and people with mental health problems. Further study is a popular option for health and social care graduates. For some career areas, such as social work, nursing, research and teaching, additional study is required to achieve professional recognition.