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University of Northampton International College

Foundation Pathway in Science and Healthcare

The University of Northampton is ranked 11th in the UK for Health Profession subjects (Guardian, 2021), and 10th in the UK for Nursing and Midwifery (Guardian, 2021). These rankings underline the strength of the learning experience in the school and ensures you are trusting a proven university with your future education in healthcare. As part of your degree you will benefit from extensive work placements and hands-on experience in healthcare settings appropriate to your chosen discipline.
UNIC offers the Foundation in Science and Healthcare on-campus at the University of Northamptom. All students progressing from the Foundation in Science and Healthcare onto any of the below degrees will have to pass an interview before progression to the University of Northampton is confirmed. You will be fully prepared and supported for the interview process during the module Preparing for a career in healthcare’ which is compulsory for all UNIC healthcare students. 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. 
Please note the entry requirements and fees are slightly higher for these courses and so please check the relevant requirements carefully.

Please be aware that you will be expected to undertake a placement as part of the degree programme and that you are responsible for any travel costs to and from the placement organisations location. 


Year Stage 1: University Foundation - UNIC Stage 2: First Year Degree – Faculty of Health, Education and Society Stage 3: Second Year Degree - Faculty of Health, Education and Society Stage 4: Third Year Degree - Faculty of Health, Education and Society
2023 £12,900 £13,700 £15,750** £15,750**

**Excludes the BSc Nursing (all Pathways) which are £17,250 a year

*Fees quoted are subject to change



Stage 1: Two semesters


Stage 1: January 

Stage 1: University Foundation


Analytical Numerical Techniques
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 and Healthcare degree pathways


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