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Part Time Public Health Foundation Degree (FdSc)

In St Helens ()

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    Foundation degree

Description

Students will complete a number of modules through the duration of the programme, including: Healthy Developments. Essential Skills for Health and Social Care. Essential Skills for Learning. Social Inclusion. Rights, Wrongs and Legalities. Interacting with People In year two the modules will be: Working for Public Health - a Collaborative Approach. Personalisation: Health is.

To take into account

Ideally, students should have a Level 3 qualification in a related area, such as Health and Social Care. People who do not hold the necessary entry requirements may still be eligible for entry to the programme if they have work-related experience.

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Course programme

Public Health Foundation Degree (FdSc) (Full and Part Time)
Foundation Degree (Levels 4 and 5)

Programme Code: HKHPH
Awarding Body: Edge Hill University
Related Programme Areas: HIGHER EDUCATION
HEALTH
SOCIAL CARE

Who is the programme for? This programme is for people who work, or wish to work, in areas where the health of individuals in society is part of their role.

What will I study? Students will complete a number of modules through the duration of the programme, including: * Healthy Developments * Essential Skills for Health and Social Care * Essential Skills for Learning * Social Inclusion * Rights, Wrongs and Legalities * Interacting with People In year two the modules will be: * Working for Public Health - a Collaborative Approach * Personalisation: Health is Everyone's Business * Choosing Health - An Informed Choice * Lifestyle Challenges * Working Together - Making it Happen * National and Local Delivery * Work-based Module

Entry to the Programme?

How is it assessed? Various assessment techniques are used to assess students work. This ranges from report writing, assignments, compiling portfolios of evidence and undertaking timed, multichoice, question papers.

Future prospects? On completion of this Foundation Degree students will have the opportunity to "top-up" their qualification to a BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care Practice at Edge Hill University. They will also be well placed to aid and enhance their employment with their recognised Public Health qualification.

When will the programme start? The programme will start in September 2010

How long will it take? It will take between two and three years to complete, dependent upon the mode of attendance (full or part time study). Full time study will require attendance of two full days per week - part time attendance being a half day or evening per week.

What about the Money? St Helens College is committed to providing value for money higher education programmes, therefore programme fees for Honours Degrees and Foundation Degrees for 2010/11 will be 2,100* per year for full time programmes.

How do I apply? Complete an application form and return it to Student Services, you will then be asked to attend College for an interview. Full time applicants will need to apply via UCAS.

Campus Address: Town Centre Campus

Part Time Public Health Foundation Degree (FdSc)

Price on request