Health and Social Care with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Full-time undergraduate (4 years)

ARU London

September, January


Join our four-year degree course in London, and develop the attitudes, abilities and competences you need to work in health and social care, in the UK and around the world.

Full description


This degree course will give you the skills and knowledge to pursue a career in health or social care. With further training, some potential career paths that might interest you are:

  • counsellor
  • occupational therapist
  • physician associate
  • primary care graduate
  • mental health worker
  • social worker
  • youth worker.

Modules & assessment

Foundation year, core modules

Year one, core modules

Year two, core modules

Year three, core modules


We’ll assess your progress through coursework, group assignments, activity-based assignments and exams. You can expect to take part in ongoing problem-solving activities, projects and presentations. You’ll also be able to access support material remotely, through our digital learning environment.

We design all assignments with your career progression in mind, and give you opportunities to develop and improve the transferable skills that employers look for.

Where you'll study

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ARU London

Our campus in the City of London offers courses in business, management and accountancy.

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Fees & funding

Entry requirements

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For entry in September 2017 onwards, ARU London's standard offer is 104 UCAS tariff points from 3 A Levels, eg BCC.

Alternatively, ARU London asks for:

  • Irish Leaving Certificate: BBCCC
  • Scottish Highers: BBCCC
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma: DMM in a business-related subject
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma: 24 points.

Applicants studying for other qualifications should contact ARU London to discuss their circumstances.

We also welcome applications from mature individuals who can demonstrate appropriate, relevant work experience.

All applicants are required to have at least 5 GCSEs at C/4 or above including English and Maths.

Students whose first language is not English and who have not previously studied in the UK are required to have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

Important additional notes

Whether you're studying entirely online or through a blend of on-campus and online learning from September 2020, you'll need a computer and reliable internet access to successfully engage with your course. A small number of our courses require additional technical specifications or specialist materials. Before starting the course, we recommend that you check our technical requirements for online learning. Our website also has general information for new students about starting university in 2020-21.

Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements. Other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this course, please email for further information.

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