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Helping to improve lives through care, support and education, a career in the Nursing, Health & Social Care sector is extremely fulfilling.

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The study of Social Science opens up diverse opportunities in areas such as the criminal justice system: HM courts and tribunal service; welfare services; the police, prison and probation services; youth and community work; and local government. For those wishing to pursue a career in Psychology, career paths may include: clinical, health, sport, forensic and neuropsychology.

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Our Community & Social Care Degree develops a wider understanding of why society behaves in the way it does towards participants of social care, and what can be done to address this by the individual, communities and the state. This qualification is validated by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).

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This Foundation Entry course aims to explore the contribution made by a range of disciplines to the study of social work, social welfare, social care, early years provision and other forms of community based practice. Ideas are explored from the fields of Sociology, Social Policy, Politics, Human Growth and Development and Social Welfare. No prior knowledge of these areas is expected.

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Our Foundation Entry Degree is the first year of an integrated 4 year degree programme and provides the necessary ‘foundation’ for direct and smooth progression to an honours degree.

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The combination of Psychology and Criminology offers a fascinating and complementary programme of study. Through this degree, you will be provided with: the opportunity to learn about factors influencing human experience and behaviour; an introduction to criminological theories and the nature of crime in society; and an understanding of crime and criminal behaviour from a number of different perspectives. This qualification is validated by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).

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Our programmes are validated by the University of Central Lancashire and offer a sound introduction to teaching, giving you an integrated overview of teaching theory and practice. The courses are ideal if you are looking to start a career in teaching or already work as a teacher but do not have a teaching qualification. You may also be able to undertake your teaching practice at Runshaw College.

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Through the delivery of theoretical knowledge and practical experience you will develop the expertise sought after by local and national employers. The course combines an in-depth study of the application of computer technology to the engineering process, with additional industry related qualifications, such as SolidWorks, and a work placement module to enhance your skills.

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Examine how crime is defined, perceived as a problem and managed in modern society. Our Foundation Degree looks at the widespread and growing interest in crime, the nature of crime in society, theories of crime and the nature/function of the main criminal justice agencies.

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