Foundation Pathway in Science and Healthcare

Graduates with a science or healthcare qualification are hugely in demand by employers and this comprehensive pathway provides a wonderful opportunity to specialise in your chosen career.
The University of Northampton is ranked 11th in the UK for Health Profession subjects (Guardian, 2017) and so studying here will give you the skills, knowledge and practical experience required to begin your career with confidence,


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






Excludes Occupational Therapy, Podiatry, Mental Health Nursing and Paradmedic Science. Please see individual courses pages for exact fees.



Stage 1: Two semesters


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

*Only for those students progressing onto Occupational Therapy, Podiatry and Mental Health Nursing

Science and Healthcare degree pathways

 **fees quoted are for current academic year and are subject to increase in subsequent years