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Foundation courses

 

If you have been out of education for some time, or do not meet the entry requirements for the undergraduate degrees our foundation courses are a great way to return to study and gain the skills and knowledge required to be successful on a nursing degree.

Our foundation courses aim to provide you with a solid grounding for building a career in nursing.

Access to Nursing course at Coventry, or Scarborough

This course is particularly suited to mature learners returning to education. You may have had a career in a different field, but have always harboured a desire to become a nurse.

The access to Nursing course is designed to give you the underpinning knowledge and study skills required for a nursing degree.

In addition to studying human anatomy and physiology you will also refresh your maths skills, in particular the calculations used by nurses every day in their roles. You will explore the researching and independent study skills you will need as an undergraduate student, so when you complete the course you will be confident and prepared to start your degree.

On successful completion of the Access to Nursing course you are guaranteed an interview for a place on one of the undergraduate nursing degrees at Coventry University or CU Scarborough.

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Nursing and Allied Health Professions Foundation Year at Coventry, Scarborough or London

If you do not have the entry requirements for entry to a nursing or allied health professions course the Nursing and Allied Health Professions Foundation Year.

This course is designed to give you insight into the variety of careers in nursing and health, and the skills and knowledge required for each role. You will also gain an understanding of how different professions work together to ensure service users get the care and support they need.

On successful completion of the Nursing and Allied Health Professions Foundation Year you are guaranteed an interview for a place on one of the undergraduate nursing or allied health professions degrees at Coventry University or CU Scarborough (the grades required for admission to courses varies).

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