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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

  • Work-based placements when you progress to the first year of your University degree*
  • Your learning is enhanced by the University’s partnership with local NHS trusts and the Peninsula Allied Health Centre, a multi-million-pound facility for students
  • Foundation includes technical English language modules covering industry vocabulary

Pathways at the University of Plymouth

High school

Stage 1

Stage 2

 

Foundation

Your UoP degree

Fees for 2018/19

EU: £9,250

International: £16,950

Duration

Three semesters

Intakes

September

Stage 1:Foundation

Modules

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

*Work-based learning will form an important part of your studies. Please be aware that there may be additional costs associated with University placements, including travel and accommodation in locations outside of Plymouth. Click here to find out more via the University’s POPPI Health website.

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