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Cert HE Integrated Health, Social Care and Wellbeing with foundation year / FdA Integrated Health, Social Care and Wellbeing / BA (Hons) Integrated Health, Social Care And Wellbeing

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Liam Pepperell

Programme Manager

BA (Hons) Integrated Health, Social Care And Wellbeing with foundation year will help you to understand the principles and practices of health, social care, and wellbeing in the 21st century. In the programme, you will study a range of subjects to prepare you to study higher education and give you an understanding of the health and social care sector. The programme will develop your skills for the diverse opportunities within the health and social care sector as well as learning from the current industry expertise of our of staff, guest speakers and lecturers.  

Entry Requirements

The following admissions criteria will normally apply:  
  • Applicants will normally be expected to have grade C or grade 4 GCSE-level English and mathematics.  
  • We welcome applicants without traditional entry qualifications as we base decisions on our own assessment of qualifications, knowledge, and previous work experience. We may waive formal entry requirements based on judgement of academic potential.  
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Tuition Fees:
£9,250 Per Year

You can choose to pay your tuition up-front or take out a tuition Fee Loan from Student Finance England which currently defers payment until you start earning £25,000 per year.

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Modules are delivered using a range of assessments to develop your skills both academically and within the workplace.

In year one you will study:
  • Introduction to Social Sciences in Health and Social Care 
  • Working with Individuals, Organisations & Groups 
  • Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion in Practice 
  • Introduction to Mental Health and Well-being 
  • Preparing for Higher Education 
  • Becoming a Professional

In year two you will study:
  • Academic Study Skills
  • Personal Development
  • Investigating Health & Social care provision
  • Developing Activities to Promote Well-being in the Community
  • Work Related Learning
  • Making a Difference: Supporting individuals with specific needs
  • Growing Pains: The Psychology of Childhood and Youth

In year 3 you will study:
  • Professional Development
  • Health Inequalities and Social Justice in the 21st Century
  • The Individual across the Life Course 
  • Work Based Learning
  • Safeguarding and Safe Working Practices
  • Under Pressure: The Effects of Mental Health on Well-Being

In year 4 you will study and complete the Top-Up Degree.
An example of the modules you will study are:
  • Research Theory and Practice.
  • Developing Strategies for Health & Well-Being in the Community.
  • Health Policy, Politics and Power,
  • Taking Control: Leading, Managing and Caring in HSC
  • Dissertation

You will be taught by academics that have relevant industry experience and subject specialisms that will help support your learning journey.
When studying this course, you will develop transferable, employable, organisational, and managerial skills such as; 
  • Analysing and selecting information. 
  • Communicating effectively 
  • Understanding and interpreting numerical data. 
  • Problem solving. 
  • Personal and Professional Development. 
  • Time Management. 

BA (Hons) Integrated Health, Social Care And Wellbeing with foundation year qualification can provide you with the edge in the jobs market and develop as professional and self-reflecting individuals to meet the demands of employers in the healthcare sector. 

Enrich your life with new experiences and meeting new people with the same passion as you. 

BA (Hons) Integrated Health, Social Care And Wellbeing with foundation year qualification provides you an awareness of different roles in healthcare. The programme could lead you into a variety of Career opportunities such as: 
  • Nursing. 
  • Care Worker. 
  • Learning Mentor 
  • Management of Care Homes. 
  • Community Development Worker. 
  • Social Worker. 
  • Youth Worker. 

What’s included in your tuition fee?

By choosing to study at OLC you are making a big financial commitment. It’s important that you understand exactly what your fees cover and what additional costs you will need to budget for.


  • Lectures, seminars,tutorials and 121 support
  • Compulsory field trips
  • Access to specialist software and equipment (where relevant)
  • Healthcare uniforms (where relevant)
  • Occupational health check (where relevant)
  • Library
  • Computer access
  • Support and wellbeing services
  • Course administration
  • Graduation ceremony

* The availability of some of these items may be impacted by local and national social distancing restrictions placed on the College from time to time. As such, there may be times when we are unable to provide some or all of the services and facilities listed here.

Not included

  • Textbooks
  • Printing
  • Optional course activities
  • Optional field trips
  • Personal computer, laptop or tablet
  • Stationery
  • Attendance at conferences/festivals
  • Graduation gown hire and photography
  • Personal membership of professional bodies
  • Accommodation fees
  • Living expenses
  • Student immigration and visa costs
  • Optional conference/festival fees
  • Disclosure and Barring Service check (where relevant)
  • Travel expenses for work experience,placements and social events

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