University of the West of England

601–800 th
World University Rankings 2019
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2018
Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, Avon, BS16 1QY, United Kingdom

Health Professions (Foundation Year)

The Foundation Programme for Health Professions is year zero of selected degree courses in the Allied Health Professions and Nursing and Midwifery departments at UWE Bristol. If you don’t have formal qualifications or meet the normal entry requirements, but can demonstrate relevant life experience and commitment to this area, we will consider your application. Spend a year getting a solid grounding in science and healthcare-related topics on this springboard into higher education. Study areas of human biology, psychology, sociology and research, and get the knowledge, skills and confidence you need to take the next step in your education and career. Most of the teaching takes place at the City of Bristol College, although you’ll also be taught at our Glenside Campus. The teaching staff understand what’s required to succeed at the next level and the course is designed to get you academically and mentally ready. After passing this Foundation year, you’ll get a guaranteed place on one of the following UWE Bristol degrees: BSc(Hons) Diagnostic Imaging BSc(Hons) Occupational Therapy BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy BSc(Hons) Radiotherapy and Oncology BSc(Hons) Nursing (Adult Nursing) BSc(Hons) Nursing (Children's) BSc(Hons) Nursing (Learning Disabilities) BSc(Hons) Nursing (Mental Health) BSc(Hons) Midwifery Unfortunately, we are unable to accept applications from international students (overseas fee status) due to funding arrangements.

  • Qualification
    Foundation Certificate/Fd cert
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    1 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-05
  • Location
    City of Bristol College,Bristol
  • Qualification
    Foundation Certificate/Fd cert
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    1 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-06
  • Location
    City of Bristol College,Bristol
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £7,500
  • England Year 1 £7,500
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £7,500
  • Scotland Year 1 £7,500
  • Wales Year 1 £7,500