AT A GLANCE
This Foundation Degree has been designed with employer input to enhance the practice of multidisciplinary health and social care practitioners in the field of mental health and emotional wellbeing.
Mental health and emotional wellbeing are increasingly recognised as being of vital importance to overall health, so this Foundation Degree has been designed in partnership with key organisations, including the NHS, to provide those who aspire to be assistant practitioners with the skills and knowledge required to help those in need of professional
Building upon the proven track record of the Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care at UCW, this course is also mapped to Higher Apprenticeship standards, and is one of the first in the region to specifically address the shortage of mental health skills in healthcare and social care.
“I’ve consolidated my work-based knowledge and gained the confidence to address issues in my role, highlight areas of practice that could be improved and suggest new ideas…”
Delivered in partnership…
This course is delivered in partnership with the University of the West of England (UWE).
So students get the best of both worlds – the enhanced support and increased contact with lecturers that sets us apart, and full access to all the resources and facilities at UCW and a nearby university.