Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
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.
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 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.
A recent National Student Survey awarded the Orthoptics Programme a rating of 100% for student satisfaction. Orthoptic graduates are eligible to apply for statutory registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Most graduates choose to work in the National Health Service as an orthoptist in an eye care team.
Physiotherapy graduates are eligible to apply for membership of The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). There are many employment opportunities for physiotherapists to work in a wide range of clinical settings, from paediatrics to older persons’ care. Many graduates choose to work in the NHS, but others may decide to find employment in industry, private practice, sport, research or teaching. Your UK qualification also provides an opportunity to work abroad in many countries.
- United States
- Antigua & Barbuda
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Burkina Faso
- Cabo Verde
- Central African Republic
- Congo (Democratic Republic)
- Costa Rica
- Czech Republic
- Dominican Republic
- East Timor
- El Salvador
- Equatorial Guinea
- Hong Kong
- Ivory Coast
- Korea DPR (North Korea)
- Marshall Islands
- New Zealand
- Northern Ireland
- Palestinian Authority
- Papua New Guinea
- Puerto Rico
- Republic of Ireland
- San Marino
- Sao Tome and Principe
- Saudi Arabia
- Sierra Leone
- Solomon Islands
- South Africa
- South Korea
- South Sudan
- Sri Lanka
- St Vincent
- St. Kitts & Nevis
- St. Lucia
- Trinidad & Tobago
- United Kingdom
- Vatican City
- Western Samoa
Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.
Choose a qualification
- A level
- Scottish Higher
- Scottish Advanced Higher
- Access to HE Diploma
- GCSE/National 4/National 5
- International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
- Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
- Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
- Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
A level :
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. MEDVIEW MORE
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