Health Sciences (with Foundation Year) at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS

Course summary

Course overview: This course includes a foundation year - ideal if you need additional preparation or if you don't have sufficient grades to join Year 1. This course is designed for those who plan to apply for a place on one of our pre-registration courses such as such as nursing, midwifery, paramedic practice, physiotherapy and diagnostic radiography, allowing you to develop the knowledge and understanding of a broad range of health-related topics and professional skills in preparation for your application. Completion of the Cert HE will help you with any future UCAS application^ to study a course in our Nursing, Midwifery & Health Professions leading to eligibility for professional registration, but does not in itself guarantee a place, as other entry criteria apply. Offers are made to eligible candidates on a competitive basis following a selection process. ^Please check the full entry criteria, including any Level 2 (for example, GCSE) requirements, for your chosen pre-registration course. Your Cert HE also gives you access to most of our undergraduate courses in Life & Physical Sciences and Crime, Forensics & Investigative Sciences. Your Cert HE qualifies you to apply for entry to the second year of study (advanced entry) for the following courses: • BSc (Hons) Nutrition • BSc (Hons) Food Science and Technology • BSc (Hons) Health Sciences


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Assessment method

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How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Examples of typical entry qualifications include any combination of Level 3 qualifications (for example, A/AS levels, BTEC Certificates/Diplomas, Access to HE). Any Level 3 subject is acceptable for entry to this course. You are expected to provide evidence of English language and mathematical skills equivalent to at least GCSE grade 4 (or C). We consider a wide range of English and maths qualifications alternative to GCSEs. If you are not eligible to join this course directly then we may be able to help you prepare for admission by studying appropriate pre-degree Summer University modules. Please contact us for advice and to discuss possible progression routes available to you.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

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Health Sciences (with Foundation Year) at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS