Coventry University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Health, Education and Wellbeing (Foundation Year)

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Course summary

Our Foundation Year courses offer an introduction to your chosen subject and are an ideal route to degree level qualifications, helping you develop the necessary skills for further study. This is an ideal course if you want to gain the basic knowledge and skills needed for further study across a range of undergraduate courses, from Public Health & Community Studies to Early Childhood Development & Learning. This course focuses on core skills required for academic progression, alongside equipping you with the principles of foundation topics taught on many of our degree courses. In addition, we will also make sure you are fully prepared to undertake a degree within public health by teaching you key skills, such as research methods, scientific fundamentals and promotion techniques. Facilities Located on our Mile Lane campus, you will have access to our Library & Learning Services, fully equipped seminar rooms and impressive IT suites. Plus, you can take advantage of reading rights in Coventry University’s Lanchester Library, make use of sport centre facilities and receive full membership to Coventry University Students’ Union (CUSU). Staff This course has been developed and is taught by practising professionals and industry experts. Our academics bring a wealth of expertise to the classroom with many continuing to undertake research and other projects alongside teaching, meaning our students gain a well-rounded and relevant teaching experience. Practical Experience Throughout your studies, you will find that the course is underpinned with practical elements. Key course benefits;

  • You will have the opportunity for multi-campus learning in Coventry, London and Scarborough.
  • We keep our fees low to make higher education more accessible to everyone.
  • Small tutorial group sessions ensure that you receive the mentoring help and support you need.
  • We deliver one module at a time during each block. This means you can dedicate your time to specialise in each subject without the distraction of numerous modules and multiple deadlines.

Course details

Modules

Your main study themes are: Academic Skills: You will improve and refine key academic skills needed for progression into higher education and industry application. These skills include research methods, communication skills, presentation skills and more. Inequality: Inequalities in health runs throughout the programme. You will look at several factors that contribute to the inequality, such as geographical locations and financial incomes. You will critically appraise inequalities, and train to identify bias and injustice in communities. Social Determinants: Social Determinants are key to public health practice and can affect communities and public health. Themes explored in this programme include but are not limited to infrastructure, classism, education, social networks and area of residency. Communications: Exploring communicating with teams and the role of importance in the business industry. For more information about what you will study, please visit our website.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L514
Institution code:
C85
Campus name:
CU Coventry
Campus code:
5

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

This course does not require any previous study at level 3, however you will be required to have two years' work experience, ideally in a relevant field. Your application will be considered on an individual basis and the application is reviewed as a whole, which includes previous and predicted qualifications, experience, reference and your motivation to study the course.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Fees are to be confirmed.

Provider information

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Coventry University
Priory Street
Coventry
CV1 5FB


Clearing contact details

Recruitment and Admissions Office

02476 888888

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Thursday 18 August 08:00-20:00, Friday 19 August 08:00-18:00, Saturday 20 August 10:00-16:00, Sunday 21 August 10:00-16:00, Monday 22 August onwards (weekdays only) 08:00-18:30


Course contact details

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UK Admissions Office

024 7765 2222

Health, Education and Wellbeing (Foundation Year) at Coventry University - UCAS