BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care Management with Foundation Year

BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care Management with Foundation Year
Starts from: June 2024
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The delivery of effective health and social care services relies on strong leadership and management. This programme will enable you to develop an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills of the leadership and leadership and management needed for efficient and effective delivery of services in the health and social care environment. We seek to help you to develop as a reflective practitioner and to gain skills in effective communication, critical analysis and continuous learning with a clear understanding of the issues and changes taking place both nationally and locally within health and social care.

The programme is designed to take account of the frameworks developed by the National Health Service and the Department of Health and Social Care and is underpinned by a commitment to the value base of health and social care and seeks to produce graduates who are committed to actively promoting the rights and choices of those who use health and care services.


Foundation Year Modules

Perspectives in Health and Social Care Management

The Health and Social Care Professional

Academic Study Skills

Communication for Professionals

Introduction to Digital Marketing and Social Media

Basic Statistics and ICT

Year 1 Modules (Level 4)

Principles and Practice in Health and Social Care

Critical thinking and reflective practice

Safeguarding – Prevention and early intervention in service design

Collaborative Working in Health and Social Care Provision

Working in partnership with users of Health and Social Care Services

The Business Environment

Year 2 Modules (Level 5)

Managing Human Resources in Health and Social

Financial management in Health and Social Care

Organisational Management in Health and Social Care: Influences, Quality and Change

Social Science Research Methods

Health: Mind, Body, Society

Innovation Management

Year 3 Modules (Level 6)

Dissertation in Sociology

Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care -CPD and ProfessionalPractice

Contemporary Issues and Debates in Health and Social Care

Enterprise: Creating Your Business

Organisational Strategy


A range of summative assessment tasks will be used to test the Intended Learning Outcomes in each module. These are indicated in the attached assessment map which shows which tasks are used in which modules.

Students will be supported in their development towards summative assessment by appropriate formative exercises in each module.



  • Enhance knowledge of leadership and management skills and how these can be applied within a variety of sectors
  • Be familiar with the methods used to collect and interpret data and help you become an informed, independent and reflective practitioner through the development and application of practical research skills
  • Improve your ability to think logically, analyse problems and communicate effectively within the workplace
  • Prepare for employment in a wide range of contexts either within or without the field of health and social care or for further study
  • Enhance transferable skills that you can take forward into employment including problem-solving, decision-making, digital literacy and written, verbal and visual communication


Assuming that some of the students come from a variety of educational backgrounds and many have not completed traditional routes to higher education the College requires students to undertake tutorial sessions on study skills. Additional one to one support is provided to these students.

At FSB we welcome applicants from a wide range of backgrounds. If you have recently been in education or are returning after a long time, we would be more than happy to consider your application on an individual basis.

Application based on Previous qualifications:

If you are applying based on your previous qualifications, you will usually have achieved a minimum of 90 credits from a Level 3 qualification such as A Levels or BTECs

Mature learners (Aged 21+)

If you are applying as a mature learner (aged 21+) and do not have the above qualifications, you can apply via our assessment based entry and we will consider your prior experiences (work, voluntary, life, and other experiences) that are relevant to the course.

You will be required to complete the following:

  1. Provide a Personal Statement (500 words)
  2. English Language Test (with a minimum 60% score, equivalent to IELTS 5.5)
  3. Maths Test (Score 50%)
  4. Complete a SAPE Assessment (Screening for Accreditation of Prior Experience)
  5. Applicants will also be invited to attend an Interview



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