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Course summary

Course Overview Our Sexual Health Studies course is the UK’s first ever non-clinical undergraduate specialised degree programme and could lead to a career in sexual health services. Why study with us

  • You’ll learn practical skills including: rapid HIV testing, pregnancy testing and asymptomatic screening for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs).
  • The programme is now more important than ever, with new regulations to make Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) compulsory in schools.
  • Our programme links theory with practice and also teaches you the lifelong skills of advanced communication, project management and innovation.
What you'll do
  • Gain real-life experiences in international locations in countries such as Uganda, Zambia and the Netherlands.
  • Take on work experience within a variety of sexual health related organisations such as Brook Young Peoples service and George House Trust.
  • Attend real-life sessions and see personal experiences – our students have met up with transgender females and a homosexual male living with HIV.
Future Careers This specialised Sexual Health Studies Foundation Entry degree will open up opportunities in the NHS and primary care trusts, Local Authorities, independent providers of sexual health services and education providers, locally and nationally.


Please visit The University of Central Lancashire’s website for the latest information about our modules.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note fees for the foundation year will be £9,250, and then £9,250 per year for the remainder of the course. *subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Sexual Health (Foundation Entry) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS