Foundation to Health and Veterinary Studies (Year 0)

In Liverpool

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location

    Liverpool

Description

The University of Liverpool, in collaboration with local FE partners, has developed a Year Zero foundation programme for Home/EU students that leads to access onto a variety of vocational Health Studies programmes: Dentistry Medicine Nursing Veterinary Science Physiotherapy Radiotherapy Diagnostic Radiography Orthoptics Occupational Therapy Students seeking entry to one of these courses will study at the Sixth Form College, Birkenhead or Carmel College, St Helens. Please note that application to this programme is through UCAS (see course codes below), which is specifically targeted at Home/EU mature and non-traditional students who typically have taken a break from studies. When applying, you must ensure that you apply for one programme that you wish to progress on to. Multiple applications will be rejected and result in disappointment. We will also not consider applications from applicants who have multiple UCAS applications for a variety of programmes, as this does not demonstrate a clear commitment. Watch the video below to hear students' experience of the Year Zero programme. For further information on how to apply to this programme please contact Sean Hollywood on T: +44 (0) 151 794 9490  E: s.hollywood@liverpool.ac.uk  PathwayCode Foundation to Health and Veterinary Studies (Dentistry) (Year 0) 0AAW Foundation to Heath and Veterinary Studies (Medicine) (Year 0) 789S Foundation to Health and Veterinary Studies (Veterinary Science) (Year 0) 74JJ Foundation to Health and Veterinary Studies (Physiotherapy) (Year 0) 4RAD Foundation to Health and Veterinary Studies (Radiotherapy) (Year 0) 0W21 Foundation to Health and Veterinary Studies (Diagnostic Radiography) (Year 0) 4ASC Foundation to Health and Veterinary Studies (Nursing) (Year 0) Y4AS Foundation to Health and Veterinary Studies (Orthoptics) (Year 0) P0HG Foundation to Heath and Veterinary Studies (Occupational Therapy) (Year 0)...

Facilities

Location

Starts

Liverpool (Merseyside)
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Chatham Street, L69 7ZH

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Entry Requirements Clinical Entry Requirements For details of full clinical and academic requirements for this course, download Foundation entry criteria 2016 Applicants may not receive notification from UCAS about any decisions made until after the January 2016 deadline. Interviews will be held in March 2016 for those applicants who have been shortlisted for a place. A level offerThis programme is designed for mature and non-traditional students who typically have taken a break from studies. Please note that we will not consider A-Level.

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Subjects

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Veterinary
  • Basic
  • IT
  • Basic IT training
  • Basic IT
  • Biology
  • Maths
  • Health and Social Care
  • Dentistry
  • Radiography
  • Hollywood
  • Radiography
  • IT
  • Occupational Therapy
  • IT
  • IT
  • IT
  • Radiography
  • Occupational Therapy

Course programme

Module details Programme Year Zero

In all modules at Year Zero, the study skills needed for independent study at undergraduate degree level are developed. Students are also introduced to a variety of learning methods, for example, formal taught sessions, workshops, practical laboratory sessions and a variety of assessment tasks, for example, written assignments, in class data handling, written and practical examinations to provide a good grounding for vocational programmes.

The content of the programme has been organized into three routes:

  • Medicine and Dentistry
  • Veterinary Science
  • Allied Health Professions including Nursing routes.

There are some shared modules for all students and then route specific modules to ensure the students are prepared for their chosen undergraduate programmes.

Dentistry and Medicine route
  • Biology for Health Studies 1 and 2 (45 credits)
  • Chemistry for Medicine/Dentistry 1 and 2 (45 credits)
  • Foundations of Professional Studies (15 credits)
  • Health and Social Care for Medicine and Dentistry (15 credits)
Veterinary route
  • Biology for Health Studies 1 and 2 (45 credits)
  • Chemistry for Medicine/Dentistry 1 and 2 (45 credits)
  • Foundations of Professional Studies for Veterinary Science (20 credits)
  • Maths for Veterinary Science (10 credits)
Allied Health Professions and Nursing route
  • Biology for Health Studies 1 and 2 (45 credits)
  • Maths for Health Studies 1 and 2 (15 credits)
  • Foundations of Professional Studies (15 credits)
  • Applied Psychology for Health Studies (22.5 credits)
  • Health and Social Care for Health Sciences (22.5 credits)

Biology for Health Studies Modules 1 and 2 (45 credits)

These modules are common to all pathways. The Biology modules provide the basic knowledge of the structure and function of the human body relating to cell structure and function: genetics; respiration; transport; regulation and control; action of drugs; immunity; the eye and the nervous system.

Foundation of Professional Studies module (15 credits)

Provides students with the opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of the Health and Social Care context of practice for health care professionals.

Foundation to Professional Studies for Veterinary Science (20 credits)

This module is for Veterinary Science students, it provides an opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of the Veterinary profession.

Chemistry modules (45 credits)

Will provide basic knowledge of those aspects of Chemistry which are particularly relevant to Dentistry and Medicine and Veterinary Science.

Maths for Health Studies 1 and 2 (15 credits)

Provides students on the Allied Health and Nursing route will provide students with basic knowledge of mathematical principles that underpin Biology, IT and Health Studies, for example, graphs, statistics and indices.

Maths for Veterinary Science module (10 credits)

Provides Veterinary Science students with a basic knowledge of mathematical principles that underpin Biology and Chemistry.

Health and Social Care for Medicine and Dentistry (15 credits)

Introduces students to health and social policy.

Health and Social Care module for Allied Health Professions module (22.5 credits)

Has been designed to look at health and wellbeing and will address the questions such as: What is health? What is illness? What factors affect health? How can health be promoted?

Applied Psychology for Health Studies module (22.5 credits)

Provides opportunities to explore the development of cognitive language, social and emotional skills at different stages of the human lifespan. In addition, this module will look at theories of motivation and theories of stress to gain a better understanding of human behaviour.

The modules listed above are illustrative and subject to change. Please refer to the department site for further information

Foundation to Health and Veterinary Studies (Year 0)

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