Teesside University, Middlesbrough

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Teesside University

Health Sciences

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Course summary

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Course overview: This Cert HE Health Sciences course can help you with any future UCAS application^ you make to study a course in a subject such as Nursing, Midwifery & Health Professions leading to eligibility for professional registration. ^Please check the full entry criteria, including any Level 2 (for example, GCSE) requirements, for your chosen pre-registration course. This Cert HE is designed to help you with your UCAS application for a place on your chosen pre-registration course in a health profession, but completing the Cert HE does not in itself guarantee a place on a pre-registration course. Offers are made to eligible candidates on a competitive basis following a selection process. You develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours to help your application for a place on a course such as nursing, midwifery, paramedic practice, physiotherapy and diagnostic radiography. Your Cert HE also gives you access to most of our undergraduate courses in Life & Physical Sciences and Crime, Forensics & Investigative Sciences. For some courses, your Cert HE enables you to apply for entry to the second year of study. This is possible for the following courses: • BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences • BSc (Hons) Food and Nutrition • BSc (Hons) Food Science and Engineering • BSc (Hons) Health Sciences • BSc (Hons) Human Biology This course provides a broad understanding of the physiology of the body’s major systems as well as human health and disease. You study the cause, diagnosis and treatment of human disease from a multidisciplinary and evidence-based perspective, which will help you with a career in a variety of healthcare and life science settings. By studying nutrition, physiology and epidemiology, you explore how humans change over the lifespan, adapt to external stressors, and how lifestyle can have an impact on health over an individual’s lifespan. You research and identify potential therapeutic and clinical strategies to reduce the effect of these risk factors on disease states. You develop skills for employability including good laboratory practice, control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH) assessments, health and safety policies, Human Tissues Act, quality assurance and patient care. You also develop transferable skills including verbal and poster presentations, written reports, independent research and team working skills. We also offer a Cert HE Health Sciences (with Foundation Year) - this includes an integrated foundation year for students who are not eligible to join Level 4 (Year 1) of the Cert HE directly.

Course details

Modules

Access course information through Teesside University’s website using the course details link provided.

Assessment method

You learn through a variety of teaching methods including lectures, seminars, laboratory work, projects and examinations. You are also expected to undertake self-study to review lecture notes, prepare coursework assignments, work on projects and revise for assessments.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeC991
Institution code T20
Campus nameTeesside University
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 96 - 112 points You must have studied at least one relevant subject at level 3. Eligible subjects include: Applied Science Biology Health Sciences
GCSE/National 4/National 5 Entry to a degree programme requires you to have a good command of spoken and written English. An example of an acceptable qualification is GCSE English Language at grade 4 (or C), or a pass in level 2 Functional Skills.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £13000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Find out more about fees and funding if you are from the UK/EU here: tees.ac.uk/fees, or if you are an international student here: tees.ac.uk/international/fees. If you live in the Channel Islands or Isle of Man contact your education office: gov.uk/student-finance.
Health Sciences at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS