Health Professions (Foundation Year) Foundation Certificate

Bristol, University of the West of England

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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 relevant 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. ... READ MORE

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Bristol, University of the West of England
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UWE Bristol is an ambitious, progressive university based in one of the UK’s most vibrant and creative cities. It’s an institution that empowers students to not only push their limits academically, but also to develop the personal and professional skills needed to fulfil their potential and achieve success in life. Courses have been developed with a real career focus, aimed at ensuring students are fully equipped to enter the world of work and fill the skills gaps in the workforce. To ensure that students have the best chance of success, they will learn in an exciting and thriving environment with contemporary facilities that inspire minds to grow. Students will be challenged and supported as they enhance their skills and prepare to graduate with the best platform to not only begin a career but to stand out and truly succeed.

Where you'll study

Bristol, University of the West of England

Ashley Down Bristol
BS7 9BU United Kingdom Nearest train station: Montpelier  0.4 miles away

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