Foundation to Human and Animal Health Professions (Orthoptics) (Year 0) at University of Liverpool - UCAS

University of Liverpool

Degree level: Undergraduate

Foundation to Human and Animal Health Professions (Orthoptics) (Year 0)

Course summary

Year 0 foundation programme leading to the single honours Orthoptics programme. The University of Liverpool, in collaboration with local FE partners, has developed a Year Zero foundation programme for Home/EU students that leads to access onto a variety of vocational Health Studies programmes: Dentistry Dental Therapy Medicine Nursing Veterinary Science Physiotherapy Radiotherapy Diagnostic Radiography Orthoptics Occupational Therapy Students seeking entry to Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Science, Diagnostic Radiography, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Orthoptics, Physiotherapy or Radiotherapy will study at Carmel College, St Helens. Please note that application to this programme is through UCAS (see course codes below), which is specifically targeted at Home/EU mature and non-traditional students who typically have taken a break from studies.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

It is essential that applicants research their preferred profession thoroughly and must show evidence of a good understanding of the scope of practice of that profession, preferably indicated by observational experience. Experience in a paid or voluntary capacity or working with the general public, children, the elderly or people with special needs will also help to strengthen an application. Diagnostic Radiography and Radiotherapy candidates Must complete a Clinical Observational Visit and submit a Diagnostic Radiography Clinical Visit Form or a Radiotherapy Clinical Visit Form to the Admissions Unit at [email protected] prior to submitting a UCAS application. Veterinary Science candidates Must have undertaken a minimum of 2 weeks work experience, to include: 1 weeks work experience in a Veterinary Practice and 1 week on a commercial farm/stables/kennels or cattery.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

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Tuition fees for Home undergraduates If this is your first degree and you are a Home student applying for entry in 2024, you do not have to pay your fees upfront. Instead, you can take out a tuition fee loan which is paid straight to the University. This is available to most students, no matter what their household income. For UK students applying for 2024 entry the Tuition Fees are £9,250. Check tuition fees for our undergraduate degrees. Select a course and go to the fees and funding section on the course page: Https:// Some of our programmes charge less than the full £9,250 fee: • Foundation programmes: the fee for the foundation year of specified programmes at Carmel College • Programmes with a Foundation element: Psychology BSc (Hons) (2+2 programme with Foundation element) is run in collaboration with Wirral Metropolitan College. • Programmes with a year in industry or a year abroad: Some programmes which include compulsory fieldwork or additional elements such as the Pilots Licence in Aerospace Engineering may incur additional costs. Where this is the case, those costs will be outlined at on-campus events such as the University Open Days or Post Application Visit Days
Foundation to Human and Animal Health Professions (Orthoptics) (Year 0) at University of Liverpool - UCAS