BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care with Foundation Year in Health in Partnership

4 years (with Foundation Year)


£9250 per annum

Course fees

Awarding body

Start date

September, January, May


BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care with Foundation Year in Health in partnership with Leeds Trinity University is a 4-year course where the student has an opportunity to explore the inherent links between health and wellbeing as well as the issues shaping the healthcare agenda nationally and globally

On this course, the student will study key themes including psychological interventions and alternative therapies, social prescribing for diverse community groups, multi-agency working, managing long-term conditions, and developing leadership and enterprise in healthcare settings.

Following successful completion of the Foundation Year, the student will progress onto Year 1 of the Health and Social Care BSc (Hons) degree.

This route is for students who do not have the necessary qualifications or don’t yet feel ready to begin degree-level study or are returning to education and would like some support to get up to speed with learning in a university setting. The Foundation Year in Health will allow the student to develop necessary academic skills and confidence as well as provide an introduction to key concepts, debates and skills that will support and inform subsequent years of student’s undergraduate study.


  • During the Foundation Year, the students will undertake modules to enable them to enhance their academic skills and equip them with the tools required to study with confidence.
  • Exploring the concept of holistic care and how the study of human biology, psychology and sociology contributes to understanding how individuals, families and communities can achieve wellness. The student will also investigate the role exercise plays in health from a multi-disciplinary perspective, exploring theories including health and wellbeing, behaviour change and working with clients.
  • Opportunity to develop and explore subject specific skills and the importance of cultural competence, social justice, adherence to relevant legislation and professional standards will be evident throughout all levels of the study.
  • The applied nature of this degree means the student will graduate with the knowledge, skills and experience needed for professional practice and that employers in this growing sector are looking for.
  • Modules

    You will study a variety of modules across your programme of study. The module details given below are subject to change and are the latest example of the curriculum available in this course of study.

    The below awards can be achievable during the 4-year programme:

    Foundation Year

    During your Foundation Year, you will study four core modules.

    • Academic Skills and Studying with Confidence (Core)
    • Project (Core)
    • Introduction to Health and Social Care Practice (Core)
    • Promoting Exercise, Physical Activity and Health (Core)


    Year 1

    During your first year, you will study four core modules.

    • Psychological Perspectives on Health and Wellbeing (Core)
    • Social Influences on Health and Wellbeing (Core)
    • Supporting People with Long-term Conditions (Core)
    • Developing Values and Principles of Health and Social Care Practice (Core)


    Year 2

    During your second year, you will study four core modules.

    • Applying Health and Social Care Policy, Ethics and Law (Core)
    • Multi-Agency Working (Core)
    • Professional Placement (Core)
    • Research Methods and Evidence Based Practice (Core)
    • Personalised Care and Social Prescribing (Core)


    Year 3

    During your third year, you will study four core modules.

    • Leadership and Enterprise in Health, Social Care and Community Settings (Core)
    • Difficulties Families Face with Therapeutic Interventions (Core)
    • Mental Health, Resilience and Recovery Across the Life-course (Core)
    • Independent Project (Core)
  • Entry Requirements

    The applicant age should be 18+ years

    Applicants should have GCSE English Language at grade C/4 or higher or accepted equivalent qualification and a level 3 qualification equivalent to an A level.

    Applications are welcome from mature students with few or no formal qualifications. These applications will be assessed based on any previous relevant work experience or learning, an interview, a written task and an English proficiency test.

    This course is not available to students on a Student Route Visa.

    If you need any more help or information, please email our Admissions Team on or call on +44 2085919138.

  • How to Apply

    We are committed to provide a fair and transparent admission process for all the students who are interested to join Results. We intend to make our application process simple and straight forward for all the applicants.

    1. Enquires followed by initial applicant assessment
    2. Documents to Submit:

    1.  Valid ID proof
    2. 2 passport sized photographs
    3. All educational documents
    4. Updated CV
    5. Personal statement
    6. Address proof
    7. UK Residency status

    3. English Assessment and English Essay writing
    4. Where applicants are successful in their application to Results Consortium, information will then be shared with Leeds Trinity University who are the final decision maker land who will issue formal offer letters and registration information.

  • Learning and Teaching

    This course integrates theory and practice. As such, teaching methods are designed to be diverse, inclusive and to reflect the global context in which you will operate upon graduating.

    Methods include face-to-face, blended and independent learning, through a combination of lectures, tutorials, workshops, work-based learning, ‘real-world’ projects and discussion forums.

  • Tuition Fees

    When you apply for your student loan you will need to supply the correct UCAS code for your course of study. This code will depend on your study location, course and start date (see table below) and will be sent to you in any offer email you receive from Leeds Trinity University. Please ensure that you use the correct code to help avoid delay with the processing of your

    • Tuition Fees £9250 per annum for 2023/24 and 2024/25. Depending on government policy, tuition fees may change in future years.
    • UK/EU students are eligible to apply for funding via the Student Loans Company*.
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  • Assessment Information

    The Health and Social Care BSc (Hons) with Foundation Year in Health and degree features research-rich, but practice-led, teaching that develops your cultural, contextual and ethical professional understanding.

    A variety of assessment methods are used, matched to the learning outcomes for your programme, to enable you to demonstrate the full range of knowledge and skills that you have developed.
    We’ll assess you through methods that may include: individual and group presentations, portfolios, case study reviews, reports, oral assessments, projects, short answer exams and literature reviews.

  • Progression Routes
    • This course will provide students with the opportunity to develop the professional skills and experience needed to launch a health and social care career.
    •  Preparing the students for a rewarding career in areas including public health, frontline digital health specialisms, community development, health commissioning, health and justice, and psychological wellbeing practice.
    • Progression opportunities also exist on a range of relevant health or social care graduate schemes as well as in postgraduate clinical and non-clinical roles.
  • Student Representation

    Students who are enrolled on this degree, delivered in partnership with Leeds Trinity University, are eligible for membership of Leeds Trinity Students' Union. Information on how to join the Students' Union. will be given to you when you begin your course.


Leeds Trinity University


September, January, May


4 years (with Foundation Year)


£9250 per annum


Northampton Campus
First Floor, Aquila House,
14 St Giles Terrace,
Northampton NN1 2BN