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Foundation to Health and Veterinary Studies (Nursing) (Year 0) BN (Hons)

University of Liverpool

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Nursing (with Honours) - BN (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The University of Liverpool, in collaboration with local FE partners, has developed a Year Zero foundation programme for Home/EU students that leads to access onto a variety of vocational Health Studies programmes:

  • Dental Surgery BDS (A200)
  • Dental Therapy BSc (Hons) (B750)
  • Medicine and Surgery MBChB (A100)
  • Nursing BN (Hons) B700
  • Veterinary Science BVSc D100
  • Physiotherapy BSc (Hons) B160
  • Therapeutic Radiography and Oncology BSc (Hons) B822
  • Diagnostic Radiography BSc (Hons) B821
  • Orthoptics BSc (Hons) B520
  • Occupational Therapy BSc (Hons) B920.

Students seeking entry to Medicine, Dentistry or Veterinary Science will study at Carmel College, St Helens. Students seeking entry to Diagnostic Radiography, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Orthoptics, Physiotherapy or Radiotherapy will study at The Sixth Form College, Birkenhead.

Why this subject?

Strengthen your career prospects

Benefit from our experience in delivering more than 100 years of teaching across practical and professionally focused programmes.

Learn from experienced, registered, working practitioners

Our curriculum is developed and assessed by leading healthcare providers throughout the North West. Many such partners across the North West provide exciting placement opportunities.

Bring your learning to life through clinical experience

Gain a breadth of patient-focused practical experience in a region with a particularly diverse population, providing an invaluable insight to future roles.

Prepare for practice by studying with professionals from across the Health Sciences

Interprofessional learning modules reflect the multi-profession, team approach that you will encounter in today’s healthcare settings.

Career prospects

As a graduate of the School of Health Sciences you’ll be eligible to apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) or the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). You can look forward to a career in the National Health Service, Social Services or the private sector.

You will have gained a qualification that meets the Government’s criteria for ‘fitness for purpose’ and ‘fitness for practice’ as well as developing transferable skills such as communication, information technology, problem solving and teamwork.

Nursing

Nursing is currently 2nd in the Guardian University Guide (2020) and in the 2017 National Student Survey the Nursing programme was awarded a rating of 92% for student satisfaction and 100% for graduate employment/further study.

Application deadline

25 January

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This programme is designed for mature students who have typically been out of formal education for some time or who have taken non-traditional qualifications. Please note that we will not consider A-Level students or School Leavers. However, consideration may be given to candidates who studied some time ago. In order to give all applicants an equal opportunity, applicants who have been rejected following an interview will not normally be considered again.ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONS: Graduates must have achieved a 2ii. MED

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University information

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University of Liverpool

  • University League Table

    21st

  • Campus address

    University of Liverpool, The Foundation Building, 765 Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZX, England

Renowned for excellent teaching in medicine, dentistry, business, law architecture and engineering.
Internationally recognised research themes include personalised health, infectious disease, advanced materials, and starting well, living well, ageing well.
Extensive support for international students includes a bespoke pre-arrival programme, meet and greet service and ‘Hello International!’ welcome.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 78 1

    4th out of 10 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    144 68%

    9th

    23
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    8th

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 219
    171 79%

    6th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98.0 98%

    4th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    6th

    1

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