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International: £13,250 per year
- Develop your personal and professional skills in readiness for degree-level study.
- Explore a range of contemporary health issues to enhance your knowledge of the health and social care sectors.
- Acquire an important foundation of knowledge and skills in science or social science.
- Prepare for a degree in adult or mental health nursing, operating department practice, radiotherapy and oncology, or learning disability nursing and social work.
This course is suitable if you don’t meet the entry requirements for undergraduate health and social care courses. During the foundation year, you will learn together with students who will be progressing on to a range of health courses as well as students aiming to progress on to a range of sport related courses too. You will develop your skills and academic knowledge in readiness for degree-level study.
How you learn
Your lecturer's view
In the foundation year, you build your knowledge alongside developing your academic skills. You'll gain valuable skills in information gathering, project and self-management, written and oral communication, and digital work. You will explore a range of contemporary issues affecting the health of the nation, and consider the impact of current health policy and the delivery of care.
You receive face-to-face feedback regularly during your modules in order to prepare you for the completion of your assessments. This will be via tasks set for you to undertake in the module seminars or in your independent study time.
You learn through
- project supervision
- practical classes and workshops
Course leaders and tutors
You will have a chance to investigate an area of interest in more detail by completing a project. This will allow you to obtain a deeper knowledge of the core principles in science or social science as relevant to your chosen degree course.
You are encouraged to make contact and develop relationships throughout the foundation year with students and staff as relevant to your study area. You can make contact with departments and societies via events or social media.
Men in Nursing Together (MINT)
BSc Mental Health Nursing
BSc Operating Department Practice (who also hold and annual event)
BSc Radiotherapy and Oncology
Sheffield Hallam Student's Union Radiography Society
BSc Learning Disability Nursing & Social Work
Successful completion of the foundation year will enable you to progress in to Year 1 of
Where will I study?
You study at Collegiate Campus
Collegiate Campus can be found just off Ecclesall Road, a bustling student district.Collegiate Campus map
Collegiate Library can be found just off Ecclesall Road. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.Learn more
Equipment and facilities
On this course you work in
- classroom settings
- practical suites
- specialist health virtual reality suite
GCSE Maths and GCSE English at grade C or 4.
64 UCAS points, including 32 points from one full A level, or equivalent, or an alternative qualification such as an Access course.
Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.
Additional information for EU/International students
If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.
For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.
|Module: Contemporary Issues In Health, Sport And Social Care||Credits: 40||
|Module: Foundation Project In Health, Sport And Social Care||Credits: 20||
|Module: Personal And Professional Skills For Health, Sport And Social Care||Credits: 40||
|Module: Applied Science For Health, Sport And Social Care||Credits: 20||
|Module: Introduction To Social Science For Health, Sport And Social Care||Credits: 20||
Fees and funding
Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2019/20 is £9,250 per year.
† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.
Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £13,250 per year.
Financial support for home/EU students
How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.
Additional course costs
This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.Additional costs for Health and social care management courses (PDF)
Any offer of a place to study is subject to your acceptance of the University’s Terms and Conditions and Student Regulations.
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