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Course summary

The Health Care Foundation Year (Year 1) aims to provide you with an understanding of the basic concepts of health care. The course also develops your skills and knowledge to prepare you for successful progression onto a degree course (Years 2-4). The Health Care Foundation Year, will provide a solid foundation and potential pathway into one of our degree programmes such as BSc Nursing (Adult). The key areas of study will be effective communication and study skills and you will be introduced to basic theories and concepts within disciplines. On this course, you will develop:

  • An understanding of fundamental theories that will be developed further within the associated degree programme
  • The necessary skills and knowledge to study successfully at level 4
  • An awareness of the importance of communication and collaboration within health care professions, and develop these skills over the duration of the programme
  • Numeracy skills and competencies required for your subject area
Modules may include: Working in Healthcare Settings Foundation of Mental and Physical Health Numeracy University Life Introduction to Applied Sciences

Modules

Modules may include: Working in Healthcare Settings Foundation of Mental and Physical Health Numeracy University Life Introduction to Applied Sciences


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B703
Institution code:
S03
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

It is preferred that applicants already hold grade 4 or grade C or above in English Language/Literature and Mathematics GCSE or an approved alternative qualification, prior to making their application. Applicants who are in the process of completing their GCSE English Language and Mathematics or level 2 equivalents may also be considered. For entry in the 2024 cohort onwards, applicants will be required to have level 2 qualifications in place at the time of application.

Additional entry requirements

Health checks

Interview


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

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Adult Nursing with a Health Care Foundation Year at University of Salford - UCAS