The course builds on your continuing professional development and current practice. You will develop your research and analytical skills and critical thinking skills.
You will develop communication skills and debating skills throughout the duration of the course.
You will be assessed in a variety of ways to help you to develop a range of transferrable skills, which are useful to employment. Students are able to apply theory to practice within the assignments to develop analytical thinking. Each module has at least one piece of assessed work within it.
We use a variety of methods of assessment such as:
Work based projects
The course is delivered at University Centre.
Full time students will study two days per week over one year and part-time students will study one afternoon and evening per week over a period of 18 months.
For the latest version of the programme specifications for this course please see the following link:
The award adopts Leeds City Colleges admissions policy and criteria.
This course has minimum entry requirements of Foundation Degree in a relevant subject e.g. FdA Social Care (Adult and Community), FdA Health and Social Care or similar, with an average grade of 55%, a relevant HND or OU qualification, together with a GCSE at grade C in English.
Students for part time study will need to be working in the sector and full time students will need 10-12 hours per week, work related experience (paid or voluntary)on-going throughout their study.
International qualifications will be assessed against these criteria. Speakers of other languages will need to possess an IELTS band score of 6.0 (with no-less than 5.5 in any one element) or a recognised English Level 2 qualification.
As work related learning is an integral part of the course, a condition of students being accepted onto the course will be the requirement for them to complete the Disclosure and Barring Service process (DBS) prior to commencement on course.
The course structure actively supports claims for Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning.
All applicants will be interviewed to assess their suitability for this programme of study and may be asked to provide evidence to support their application.
As part of this course, you will be required to have an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check and will be expected to pay any fees associated with this. Fees are estimated to be around £60.
If you would like to apply for any of the Leeds City College full-time Higher Education programmes for 2019 entry, (unless otherwise stated) please do so via UCAS at www.ucas.com
The UCAS code for this course is 8P37 and the Leeds City College institution code is L21.
If you wish to apply for one of our part-time Higher Education courses, please apply here
Graduates can continue their academic studies onto Masters Degrees or seek employment in the Health and Social Care Sector in senior care roles or managerial roles.