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 (Children and Young People). 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
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.
If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
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.
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Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course