Foundation prospectus

Health and Social Care: Early Years Care, Foundation Degree (LSEC - Bexley Campus)

This foundation degree in health and social care focuses on the early years sector. It will boost your career, furthering your knowledge of early years practice.

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LSEC, Bexley


  • 2 years full-time
  • 3 years part-time

This programme is aimed at those aged over 18, who are working as care workers with professionals in Health, Social Services, Independent Sectors and Early Years. The programme is for students who would like to obtain a degree and is designed to provide students with a high level of understanding in Health & Social Care / Early Years and consists of a combination of core, optional and appropriate work experience.

Entry requirements

  • 5 GCSE's Grade A-C, including English and Maths
  • PLUS 1 A Level with minimum of 40 points at A2 Level
  • OR BTEC Subsidiary Award, Merit or above and Key Skills
  • OR NVQ / QFC Level 3 (with evidence of relevant work experience)
  • OR a recognised Access programme
  • Mature students without formal qualifications may be considered as a result of life and/or work experience and a College entry test.

Fees and finance

Your time at university should be enjoyable, rewarding, and free of unnecessary stress. Planning your finances before you come to university can help to reduce financial concerns. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

Fees information International fees

Funding your study

There is a range of financial support options available to support your studies, including the Aspire@Greenwich award for study resources that many full-time students will receive.

Discover more about grants, student loans, bursaries and scholarships. We also provide advice and support on budgeting, money management and financial hardship.

Financial support

Additional information


All units are graded as pass, merit or distinction. Students must pass each unit to get the overall FD H&Scare (Care) at the end of the programme. Assessment is through assignments including essay, report writing, and portfolio building.


Students can progress onto third year of the Full Honours Degree in Health and Social Care at University of Greenwich or employment in Health & Social Care / Early Years setting.

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