What will I learn?

Starting at foundation level is ideal if it has been a while since you were in formal education; are planning a career change; would benefit from a more gradual introduction to university level study; or do not meet the entry requirements to join our three-year honours degree directly.

Course description

Achieve your ambitions by studying on this exciting four year course which includes a foundation year and offers you the ideal preparation.

  • A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria/offer conditions
  • Prepare for a fulfilling career in roles such as family support worker or community health worker
  • Engage with our enthusiastic and highly experienced teaching team who are dedicated to your success
  • Make the most of our exceptional learning facilities
  • The Foundation Year course leads on to the full BSc (Hons) Child and Family Health and Wellbeing degree.

Beginning with a foundation year

Starting at foundation level is ideal if it has been a while since you were in formal education; are planning a career change; would benefit from a more gradual introduction to university level study; or do not meet the entry requirements to join our three-year honours degree directly.

Careers

Graduates from the full BSc (Hons) Child and Family Health and Wellbeing course will be ideally prepared for careers in:

  • Family Support
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Work in Schools
  • Community Work
  • Family Centres
  • Parenting Support
  • Childcare Teams
  • Targeted work with vulnerable families

Which department am I in?

Health, Social and Community Work

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,045.00 (US$ 18,169) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

21 September 2020

Venue

Main Site

Kedleston Road,

Derby,

DE22 1GB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to hold Advanced Placement Examination; Associate degree/Professional Diploma. Please refer the university website for standard and minimum entry requirements for each subject. Minimum qualifications include: IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all areas).

Find your nearest IELTS test centre and test dates

There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by this university

University of Derby offers below pathways course for this subject
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About this uni

Gold-rated for teaching excellence and a top 30 university in the heart of the UK.

  • Top 30 in the Guardian University Guide 2020
  • GBP 200 million invested in facilities in ten years
  • No.1 International Student Centre in the UK
  • Gold in Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework