What will I learn?

Foundation Entry degree courses are designed for students who have the ability to study for a degree, but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications to enter directly onto their chosen Honours degree programme. If you are a mature student (aged 18 or over) without formal qualifications and want to study community and social care at university level, this foundation degree is for you - successfully complete it and you’ll be guaranteed a place on our BA (Hons) Community and Social Care: Policy and Practice degree. You’ll gain the communication, study and information management skills you need to study at degree level while exploring a broad range of social science and welfare-related subjects, including understanding and working with individuals, families and communities, volunteering and community development.Graduates have gone onto work for a wide variety of employers in welfare settings, the voluntary and charitable sectors, education, the police, probation and the national offender service, youth offending teams, homelessness agencies, substance misuse agencies and the advice and research agencies in the voluntary or statutory sectors. The course also provides a good preparation for professional training at postgraduate level in areas such as probation, social work, housing management, teaching or academic research. You’ll be encouraged to secure your own structured work experience – encouraging engagement and ownership – providing relevant interview and ‘real-life’ job application experience.

Which department am I in?

School of Social Work, Care and Community

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

21 September 2020

Venue

Runshaw College

Langdale Road,

Leyland,

Lancashire,

PR25 3DQ, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
This fee is for 2019/20 entry. Foundation course fee is £7,350 plus standard undergraduate fee is £12,450. There may be slight increase in the year 2020/21.
Start date

21 September 2020

Venue

Main Site

Admissions Office,

Corporation Street,

Preston,

Lancashire,

PR1 2HE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have High School Diploma plus SAT 1550 from 'Critical Reading', 'Math' and 'Writing' (before March 2016) OR SAT 1130 from 'Evidence Based Reading and Writing' and 'Math' (after March 2016) OR ACT Composite Score 22 and two SAT Subject Tests at 600 each OR Two Preferred Advanced Placements (APs) with grades 3, 3. OR (if no SAT or ACT) - Three SAT Subject Tests with grades 600 each OR Three Preferred Advanced Placements (APs) with grade 3, 3, 3.

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