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Foundation Pathway in Science and Healthcare
Foundation Pathway in Science and Healthcare

Foundation Pathway in Science and Healthcare

  • ID:UNIC440081
  • Level:Foudation/ Pre-course
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (USD)

  • TuitionFee/Semester:$5,650.00
  • LivingFee/Semester:$4,000.00
  • TuitionFee/Semester:$5,650.00
  • LivingFee/Semester:$4,000.00
Estimated Total/program:
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • Maths and a relevant Science subject at the required level (Pass or above)



Undergraduate Pathway

University Foundation


5 GCSE passes


32 UCAS points from AS or A Level


Grade 10/11 - Depending on subjects/Grades Dependent on courses taken.
British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan, Yukon - 60% (C)
Alberta, Northwest Territories, Quebec - 65% (B)


Successful completion of Senior Middle School 2 with minimum 65%


Título Académico de Bachiller / Diploma de Bachiller Complete full 12 years with 7/10


High School Diploma with GPA of 2.0


Successful completion of Year 11 with 65% GPA


  • Occupational Therapy, Podiatry and Mental Health/Adult/Child Nursing entry criteria:

All students progressing to these courses will have to pass an interview before they can progress onto the University of Northampton. Students will be prepared for this as much as possible as part of their Preparing for a Career in Healthcare module which has been specifically designed to support students to prepare for the interview. Students' place on these degrees is not guaranteed on being accepted to the UNIC Foundation and is entirely dependent on them passing the interview stage.



Stage 1: University Foundation

Occupational Therapy / Podiatry / Nursing


5 x A-C GCSE passes including Maths and a Science subject.
International - A/AS Level/Minimum UCAS 36 points with a Math and a science subject.


Successful completion of Senior Middle School 2 with minimum 75% (mandatory Maths and Science subject)


Successful completion of Attestat with 3.5 including Maths and a Science subject


5 GCE O Level passes at grade A-C including Maths and a Science subject


High School Diploma with GPA of 2.5 including Maths and a Science subject


Successful completion of Year 11 with 70% GPA including Maths and a Science subject


English requirements


Undergraduate Science and Heathcare

IELTS (Including Punjab, Haryana, Jammu, Kashmir)

6.0 (with 5.5. in all bands)

A Level

Grade D


Grade C

Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Including Punjab, Haryana, Jammu, Kashmir)

50 points with a minimum of 42 in each component

UK Degree


US High School Diploma
(non-USA citizens)







Other requirements


Course Information

The University of Northampton is ranked 7th in the UK for Health Profession subjects (Guardian, 2020) and so studying here will give you the skills, knowledge and practical experience required to begin your career with confidence. You will benefit from extensive work placements and experience in healthcare settings appropriate to your chosen discipline.

All students progressing onto these courses will have to pass an interview before progression to the University of Northampton. 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. You will be prepared and supported for the interview process during the module ‘Preparing for a career in healthcare’ which is compulsory for all UNIC healthcare students. 

Please note the entry requirements and fees are slightly higher for these courses.


  • 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

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Pre Courses

You may be required to complete an English Language course or Foundation program before being able to enrol on to an undergraduate or postgraduate degree program.

  • Pre-sessional English Program (PEP)
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Pathway Courses

Science and Healthcare degree pathways:

  • BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
  • BSc (Hons) Children and Young People's Nursing
  • BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy
  • BSc (Hons) Podiatry
  • BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

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