Nursing and Allied Health Professions Foundation Year at Coventry University - UCAS

Coventry University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Nursing and Allied Health Professions Foundation Year

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Course summary

This course is designed to give you the skills and knowledge required to prepare you for a rewarding career in many healthcare professions. You will explore the key contemporary issues relating to the roles of health professionals, including nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, dietitians, paramedics and operating department practitioners, alongside developing the skills required to progress within higher education. You will examine the importance of the professional values, standards and working practices required to support patient-centred care and support. This course is designed to provide you with a level of academic knowledge and develop your self-confidence that will aid your transition to a relevant degree course and then the workplace. For the most up-to-date information about course modules, sandwich years or part-time learning, please visit our website.


Fundamentals of Pathophysiology and Disease Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology Introduction to Professional Practice and Regulatory Standards Approaches to Health and Wellbeing for the Health Professional

Assessment method

Assessments have been designed to reflect those that you will be able to develop and use within your future role within the health professions e.g. a structured report, a professional debate and poster presentation. In addition your assessments will prepare you for the interview process (values based recruitment) required for progression onto further study in the health professions.

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants should have A levels or equivalent qualifications and hold a Level 2 qualification (equivalent to GCSE) in English and Maths. Applicants with significant work experience will be considered on an individual basis. Please contact [email protected] to discuss your individual circumstances. Each application will be considered on its merits and the final decision will be made by the course director. For information regarding what might amount to a ‘relevant work experience’ that would count, or ‘equivalent studies’ that would qualify, please contact [email protected].

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7950 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7950 Year 1
Scotland £7950 Year 1
Wales £7950 Year 1
Channel Islands £7950 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £7950 Year 1
EU £18300 Year 1
International £18300 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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CU Coventry
8 Mile Lane

Clearing contact details

Recruitment and Admissions Office

02476 888888

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Thursday 17 August 08:00-21:00, Friday 18 August 08:00-18:00, Saturday 19 August 10:00-16:00, Sunday 20 August 10:00-16:00, Monday 21 August onwards (weekdays only) 08:00-19:00

Course contact details

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UK Admissions Office

024 7765 2222

European and International Admissions Office

+44 024 7765 2152

Nursing and Allied Health Professions Foundation Year at Coventry University - UCAS