SELECT UCS.mcr_ucrs UcasCode,srs_ipo.ipo_seqn,srs_ipp.ipp_code,srs_ipp.ipp_iref,srs_ipp.ipp_titl,srs_ippn.*,ins_dpt.dpt_name,ins_dpt.dpt_snam,men_xon.xon_newv,UCS.mcr_olbc,UCS.mcr_olb3,srs_ipo.ipo_begd,ins_lca.lca_name,srs_crs.crs_leng crs_leng,UCS.mcr_cgpc ApplyRoute,ins_moa.moa_name , ins_moa.moa_code,srs_ipp.ipp_iuse IPPUSE, UCS.mcr_iuse MCRUSE,UCS.mcr_schc, ins_cmp.cmp_name, ins_dpt.dpt_code, Case WHEN srs_ipo.ipo_iuse is null then 'Y' else srs_ipo.ipo_iuse end AS ipo_iuse, srs_crs.crs_uomc, srs_ipo.ipo_end2,srs_ipo.ipo_ayrc,UCS.MCR_RECR, srs_ipo.ipo_udf9, srs_ipp.ipp_prgc, CRS_UDFI, srs_ipp.ipp_subj, CASE WHEN (SELECT TOP 1 mcr_uvst FROM srs_mcr WHERE mcr_code LIKE Substring(srs_ipp.ipp_code, 1, 6) + '%' AND mcr_uvst = 'Y' AND mcr_iuse = 'Y' AND mcr_aesc = 'U') = 'Y' THEN 'True' ELSE 'False' END AS Clearing, CASE WHEN (SELECT TOP 1 crs_udf4 FROM srs_crs WHERE crs_code LIKE Substring(srs_ipp.ipp_code, 1, 6) + '%' AND crs_udf4 IS NOT NULL AND crs_iuse = 'Y' AND crs_schc = 'PWLV') IS NOT NULL THEN 'True' ELSE 'False' END AS PGLoans FROM srs_ipp INNER JOIN srs_ippn on srs_ippn.ippn_ippc = srs_ipp.ipp_code LEFT OUTER JOIN srs_mcr UCS On UCS.mcr_code = srs_ipp.ipp_code LEFT OUTER JOIN ins_dpt On ins_dpt.dpt_code = srs_ipp.ipp_dptc LEFT OUTER JOIN ins_prg On ins_prg.prg_code = srs_ipp.ipp_prgc LEFT OUTER JOIN srs_ipo On srs_ipo.ipo_ippc = srs_ipp.ipp_code LEFT OUTER JOIN ins_lca ON srs_ipo.ipo_lcac = ins_lca.lca_code LEFT OUTER JOIN srs_crs ON srs_crs.crs_code = substring(srs_ipp.ipp_code,0,len(srs_ipp.ipp_code)) LEFT OUTER JOIN ins_moa On ins_moa.moa_code = UCS.mcr_moac LEFT OUTER JOIN srs_CBO ON (srs_CBO.cbo_crsc = srs_crs.crs_code And srs_cbo.cbo_ayrc = srs_ipo.ipo_ayrc and srs_cbo.cbo_blok = srs_ipo.ipo_blok AND srs_cbo.cbo_occl = srs_ipo.ipo_occl ) AND cbo_cmp1 IS NOT Null LEFT OUTER JOIN ins_cmp On ins_cmp.cmp_code = srs_CBO.cbo_cmp1 LEFT OUTER JOIN men_xon On men_xon.xon_oldv = ins_prg.prg_code WHERE srs_ipp.ipp_code LIKE 'HW002T%' AND srs_ipp.ipp_iuse = 'Y' AND UCS.mcr_iuse = 'Y' AND (srs_ipp.ipp_stat = 'P' OR srs_ipp.ipp_code != 'HW002T31UVD') ORDER BY ipp_iref DESC, ipp_code
The University of Wolverhampton

BSc (Hons)Health and Wellbeing (Learning, Education and Progression) with Foundation Year

Why choose this course?

  • This course is designed to widen access if your qualifications or experience may generally be acceptable for entry to higher education, but are not appropriate for normal entry to a degree programme.
  • This course will enable you to develop an independent, reflective and self-managed approach to using skills appropriate for study in Higher Education.
  • You will improve your confidence in learning, study and approaches to finding information relevant to health and wellbeing courses and develop an understanding of, and insight into, a range of either nursing, health or social care subjects.
  • The course will allow you to gain experience in a variety of study methods prior to committing yourself to registering for a course.
  • You will be made aware of your current skills, gain new skills, and learn how these may be developed and transferred for studying on health and wellbeing courses.

What happens on the course?

  • This is a full-time course of 29 weeks, that will enable you to develop an understanding of, and an insight into, a range of health and social care disciplines.
  • You will study subjects regarding health and well being, health awareness, social context of health, and health psychology. You will also study the skills required for work-based learning. You will be assessed on these areas and you must pass these to successfully complete the course.

Why Wolverhampton?

  • This course is ideal if you have no formal qualifications but would like to pursue a career in the health or social care sector.
  • If you are working in the health or social care sector, or wish to move into a career in health and social care, this course will allow you to access higher education courses including foundation degrees and degrees.
  • By undertaking this course, you will gain experience of a variety of study methods, prior to committing yourself to enrolling onto a degree course.

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Career path

The successful completion of this course will enable you to progress onto a health, nursing or social care degree course in the School of Health and Wellbeing, assisting you in pursuing a career in health and social care.

What skills will you gain?

  • The foundation of underpinning knowledge and skills in health, nursing and social care.This includes definitions of health, health inequalities and discrimination in health/social care with specific reference to local, regional or national initiatives.
  • Develop an understanding of and insight in to a range of nursing, health and social care subjects.
  • Develop academic skills and style of writing, referencing, numeracy, application of number, use of Information Technology and computers and the ability to use the Internet to search for sources of information related to your studies.
  • To demonstrate basic skills in analysis and evaluation using defined techniques and/or teacher guidance and to demonstrate an ability to collect and categorise ideas and information by applying basic problem-solving skills.
  • To learn how to work with others and communicate effectively and manage your own learning.

Entry requirements


Course fees and finance

2018/9 fees for this course have not yet been agreed.

Degrees which include foundation year will be charged at the lower foundation rate for the first year. Subsequent years will be charged at the University Standard Degree rate.

The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages

These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2017/8. If you have any queries regarding the fees listed please contact

These fees are for the current academic year only. Any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

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