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Foundation Pathway in Science and Healthcare

The University of Northampton is ranked 7th in the UK for Health Profession subjects (Guardian, 2020) and so studying here will give you the skills, knowledge and practical experience required to begin your career with confidence. You will benefit from extensive work placements and experience in healthcare settings appropriate to your chosen discipline.
All students progressing onto these courses will have to pass an interview before progression to the University of Northampton. We want you to be aware that passing this module is a compulsory element of the programme and failure to achieve a pass grade on this module will prevent further progression to the University of Northampton, irrespective of passing all  other modules on the programme. You will be prepared and supported for the interview process during the module Preparing for a career in healthcare’ which is compulsory for all UNIC healthcare students. 
Please note the entry requirements and fees are slightly higher for these courses.

Fees**

Year Stage 1: University Foundation - UNIC Stage 2: First Year Degree – School of Science and Technology / School of Health Stage 3: Second Year Degree - Science and Technology / School of Health Stage 4: Third Year Degree - Science and Technology / School of Health

2019

£10,400

£13,500*

£13,500*

£13,500*

Excludes the Nursing subjects which are £15,500 a year. Fees quoted are for current academic year and are subject to increase in subsequent years.

Location

Duration

Stage 1: Two semesters

Intakes

Stage 1: September, January

Stage 1: University Foundation

Modules- Please click on each individual module for more information

Analytical Numerical Techniques
Business Studies
ICT Skills
Interactive Learning Skills and Communication
Preparing for a career in healthcare*
Introduction to life Systems 1
Introduction to life Systems 2
Problem Solving, creative and analytical thinking
Science

Science and Healthcare degree pathways