The BSc (Hons) Social Care (with Foundation Year) is designed to help you to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to succeed in your studies with the University of Wolverhampton at degree level and beyond. During your Foundation Year you will develop skills appropriate to University study such as finding and using information, working collaboratively with others, challenging and debating ideas and expressing yourself with greater confidence.
This specialist award in Social Care is designed for those who want to develop a career within the expanding social care sector. It offers opportunities to study specialist areas of social care and includes:
Module structure you may study on this degree:
The Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing series of seminars and lectures spans education, sport, care, psychology health and wellbeing, bringing you a variety of engaging speakers and experts from the University of Wolverhampton and many other UK universities, visit www.wlv.ac.uk/fehw/lectures
Graduates gain careers, mostly in the public and not-for-profit sector including:
Graduates in social care with a good honours degree (2:1 or above) are eligible to apply for a Master’s level qualifying social work award.
Full Time Route:
You must provide a satisfactory personal statement detailing your motivation for studying this course. See our Personal Statement Guidance for further information.
If you've got other qualifications or relevant experience, please contact The Gateway for further advice before applying.
Important information if you are considering a future application for one of our Nursing Courses – Previous study
If you have previously commenced a professional course (e.g Nursing, Midwifery, Physiotherapy, Social Work, Radiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Paramedic Science) it is important that you make us aware of this. You will need to provide the name of the Institution at which you studied, provide a reference from them and also supply a record (transcripts) of your progression within the previous course(s) that you studied. Please contact email@example.com for further guidance before applying.
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 2018/9. 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.