Start our BSc Health & Social Care Foundation degree in September 2019

For that extra peace of mind, access to our highly qualified full time in-house tutors by phone & email and also interact with fellow learners

BSc Health & Social Care Foundation degree awarded by the University of Sunderland

Complete this level 6/7 comparable degree within 36 months

Flexible study options – study anywhere, anytime

No hidden costs – 100% transparency on course fees

Course fee is 36 monthly payments of €236

Deadline to enrol is 1st September to start BSc Health & Social Care Foundation Degree in September 2019.

Enrolment & payment are completed over the phone at 01 6855 300.

BSc Health & Social Care Foundation Degree Online

Our BSc Health & Social Care Foundation degree online is offered in collaboration with the University of Sunderland. This level 6-7 comparable degree is available to you if you have achieved a pass mark or higher in the QQI level 5 Healthcare course and will develop your understanding of the key issues that exert influence on health, social care and wellbeing. This programme will furnish you with a comprehensive understanding of health and social care policy & health and social care practice. During weekly voiceover lectures, discussion forums and fortnightly webinars you will explore the key contemporary issues that influence health, social care and the wellbeing of individuals and communities, from theoretical, policy and practical perspectives.

Course fee is 36 monthly payments of €236

Deadline to enrol is 1st September to start BSc Health & Social Care Foundation Degree in September 2019.

How to Enrol

Enrolment & payment are completed over the phone, you can give us a call at 01 6855 300 (24/7) or you can request a call back at a time that suits you!

BSc Health & Social Care Foundation Degree Online

Our BSc Health & Social Care Foundation degree online is offered in collaboration with the University of Sunderland. This level 6-7 comparable degree is available to you if you have achieved a pass mark or higher in the QQI level 5 Healthcare course and will develop your understanding of the key issues that exert influence on health, social care and wellbeing. This programme will furnish you with a comprehensive understanding of health and social care policy & health and social care practice. During weekly voiceover lectures, discussion forums and fortnightly webinars you will explore the key contemporary issues that influence health, social care and the wellbeing of individuals and communities, from theoretical, policy and practical perspectives.

Year One Modules:

Read more about our level 7 comparable degree here!

Year Two Modules:

  • Understanding Social problems
  • Dimensions of Health & Social Care
  • Practical Research Skills in the Social Sciences
  • Exploring Psycho-Social Theory

Year Three Modules:

  • Working Together to Safeguard Vulnerable Children, Young People and Families
  • Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences
  • Health Improvement and Healthy Lifestyles
  • Early Life Course Approaches in Health & Social Care

How distance learning works

Our online BSc Health & Social Care Foundation degree is completed through our online interactive learning management system.

As our learner, you will be issued with an email to create your own password to access your degree. All materials such as course notes, supplementary reading documentation, online videos, and assignment briefs are contained in folders within each module. Each module has a site structured around a sequence of weekly topics. Each topic contains a lecture, typically a series of slides and accompanying audio recording, supported by guidance on key learning outcomes, self-assessment questions, and links to core and additional readings and other resources. You will also have access to our online student community and discussion forums to foster communication with our other students to discuss and resolve issues related to your studies.

Introduction to the degree

Our BSc Health & Social Care Foundation degree is offered in collaboration with the University of Sunderland.

level 7 health social careThe strengths of our level 6-7 comparable degree lies in the way in which academic theory and real life practice are integrated to provide a solid foundation for a career in the world of Health and Social Care.

One of the aims of this 3 year degree is to provide opportunities for students to develop independent study skills, so that by the end of the degree they may become autonomous learners, though students are not expected to achieve this alone.

Graduates from our Health & Social Care Foundation degree will have a variety of career paths open to them, such as Health Service management, social work, teaching, palliative care, nursing, drug and alcohol work, community and youth work, mental health and counselling work, working in caring for the elderly, with children, and with those with special educational needs.

Student support

At Chevron Training we are committed to the ongoing needs of our students and provide the following support structures to assist students following course completion:

  • 24 hour guaranteed turnaround email response to any queries in relation to online course content
  • Free access to e-library
  • Recommended reading uploaded on online platform
  • Feedback available on all assignment and project work prior to submission
  • No set study hours – study at a time that suits you and your lifestyle
  • Discussion forum – to engage with other learners
  • Phone support is also available from our highly qualified tutors
  • Online interaction with the other online learners
  • Lines open Monday to Sunday 24/7

Career opportunities

  • Health and Social Care is a diverse field, with opportunities to specialise in areas such as young people, mental health, ageing, elderly care, or drug and alcohol abuse support
  • Health and Social Care graduates work in the HSE, care providers, social care organisations, charities, and other public, private and voluntary sector health agencies
  • Further study is also a popular option, with some graduates choosing to pursue our BSc (Hons) Health & Social Care degree

Further details

  • Qualification gained: BSc Health & Social Care Foundation degree awarded by the University of Sunderland
  • Assessment method: 2 modules have exams, all the rest of the modules are assessments through assignments
  • Course cost: The cost of the BSc Health & Social Care Foundation degree is €236 per month for 36 months

Tax relief available, subject to Revenue rules. You may claim receive relief at the standard rate of tax, which is 20%. This is applied to the total qualifying fees.

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