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Health Professions (Foundation Year) Foundation Certificate

Bristol, University of the West of England

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Certificate - Fd cert

  • Location

    City of Bristol College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    02-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

The Foundation Programme for Health Professions is year zero of selected degree courses in the Allied Health Professions and Nursing and Midwifery departments at UWE Bristol. If you don’t have formal qualifications or meet the normal entry requirements, but can demonstrate relevant life experience and commitment to this area, we will consider your application. Spend a year getting a solid grounding in science and healthcare-related topics on this springboard into higher education. Study areas of human biology, psychology, sociology and research, and get the knowledge, skills and confidence you need to take the next step in your education and career. Most of the teaching takes place at the City of Bristol College, although you’ll also be taught at our Glenside Campus. The teaching staff understand what’s required to succeed at the next level and the course is designed to get you academically and mentally ready. After passing this Foundation year, you’ll get a guaranteed place on one of the following UWE Bristol degrees: BSc(Hons) Diagnostic ImagingBSc(Hons) Occupational TherapyBSc(Hons) PhysiotherapyBSc(Hons) Radiotherapy and OncologyBSc(Hons) Nursing (Adult Nursing)BSc(Hons) Nursing (Children's)BSc(Hons) Nursing (Learning Disabilities)BSc(Hons) Nursing (Mental Health)BSc(Hons) MidwiferyUnfortunately, we are unable to accept applications from international students (overseas fee status) due to funding arrangements.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Bristol, University of the West of England

  • University League Table

    64th

  • Campus address

    Bristol, University West of England, (UWE), Coldharbour Lane, Frenchay, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS16 1QY, England

From inspiring teaching staff with strong industry links, to modern buildings and purpose-built facilities, UWE Bristol has all that students need to succeed.
With an excellent reputation for graduate employability and industry partnerships, you'll benefit from opportunities to enhance your career prospects.
Bristol is a bustling, welcoming city with a strong multicultural community – frequently named as one of the best places to live, work and study in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    39th out of 72 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    124 63%

    44th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98 98%

    44th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    31st

    11

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