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What will I learn?


When you choose to work in Health and Social Care, you face a wide range of opportunities. At Worcester, we help you explore your options and discover what you want to do in this vital sector. Our Foundation Degree is all about experiencing a variety of roles before building a highly worthwhile career.

You'll study in a very supportive environment, with approachable lecturers who help you develop as a person, while you find your vocation through practical placements. These can be in areas as diverse as nursing, mental health, youth work, or caring for older people.

Key features

  • Plenty of support to build your confidence whether it's giving presentations or writing essays
  • Placements arranged with support from your tutor in organisations as diverse as charities, nursing or care homes, youth clubs and schools
  • Opportunities to do your placement close to where you live
  • Possibilities to progress on to year 2 of our Nursing degree, and year 3 of our Applied Health & Social Care degree.
  • Strong links with potential employers, including the NHS, Mind and Headway
  • Flexible locations: study at the University of Worcester, Herefordshire and Ludlow College and Halesowen College

Learn more about the course at our Open Days

Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course at our subject specific talks, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester.

Which department am I in?

School of Allied Health and Community

Study options

Full Time (2 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,100.00 (US$ 14,195) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

September 2023


Herefordshire and Ludlow College Hereford Campus

Folly Lane,


County Of Herefordshire,

HR1 1LS, England

Full Time (2 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,100.00 (US$ 14,195) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

September 2023


Main Site

Henwick Grove,



WR2 6AJ, England

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