Foundation in Health & Human Sciences

Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives? Our Foundation in Health and Human sciences will prepare you for a rewarding degree – whether you are interested in caring for adults with acute and long-term illnesses, or in healthy eating, nutrition and lifestyle.

Special features

  • Your learning is enhanced by work-based placements, the University’s partnership with local NHS trusts and the Peninsula Allied Health Centre, a multi-million-pound facility for students
  • Tailored English language modules covering technical industry vocabulary

Pathways at the University of Plymouth

High school

Stage 1

Stage 2



Your UoP degree

Fees for 2018/19

EU: £9,250

International: £16,950


Three semesters



Stage 1:Foundation


Semester 1

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

    You will develop your academic communication skills and use of digital technology for higher education.
    How will I be assessed? 60% coursework, 30% exam and 10% personal development planning

  • Principles of ICT

  • Targeted English Language 1

Semester 2

  • Biology

  • Numerical Techniques 1

  • Physics

  • Targeted English Language 2

Semester 3

  • Chemistry

  • Numerical Techniques 2

  • Practical Methods in Science and Technology

  • Targeted English Language 3

Stage 2:Degree

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