International Fast-track | Health and Health Sciences | Foundation Programme

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Course Type: International Campus: Central Brighton Campus Entry requirements: English and Maths GCSE at grade 4 (C) or above (or equivalent) Awarding Body: Laser

Why this course?

Access to HE Health

The International Foundation Programme in Health and Health Sciences is an intensive course with an ethos of hard work and commitment. You will be supported to achieve the highest grades you can in every formal assignment, and encouraged to find solutions to the challenges you will meet on the way. This is what makes our course the very best preparation for university and for the professional arena in the future.

On arrival to the UK, students will benefit from the embedded English for Academic Purposes programme. This includes four hours of dedicated tuition each week to complement and fully support the Foundation Programme. Students will receive lessons on the key study and language skills required to successfully complete this course.

This course is a recognised entry qualification to higher education into many roles allied to medicine, such as nursing, midwifery, paramedic practice, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, and operating department practice. The progression rate to university is very high with the majority of students securing their first choice.

Units include: 

  • Cells, Tissues and Organs
  • Homeostasis 
  • The Musculoskeletal System
  • Reproductive Biology
  • Blood, Circulation and Gaseous Exchange
  • Mendelian and Applied Genetics
  • Disease and Body Defence 
  • Biochemistry
  • Enzymes
  • Drugs and Food Additives
  • The Effects of Stress
  • Applied Stress Management
  • Extended Independent Academic Research

For full list of course units please see the course information section. 

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Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees ?
CM0647-1C 06 Sep 2021 Central Brighton 27 weeks £7500.00

Entry requirements

English and Maths GCSE at grade 4 (C) or above (or equivalent) 

English level requirement: IELTS 5.0 or higher (or equivalent)

Entry requirements

Course content

  • Direct Higher Education progression to Goldsmiths University and Winchester University
  • Fast-track six-month programme with UK students from September 2021
  • Two specialised laboratories for chemistry and microbiology
  • Online access to course departments, resources and study support through MET's virtual learning environment 

The full qualification is worth 60 Level 3 credits; 45 are graded credits and the remaining 15 must be achieved but are ungraded.

Graded Units: 

  • Cells, Tissues and Organs
  • Homeostasis 
  • The Musculoskeletal System
  • Reproductive Biology
  • Blood, Circulation and Gaseous Exchange
  • Mendelian and Applied Genetics
  • Disease and Body Defence 
  • Biochemistry
  • Enzymes
  • Drugs and Food Additives
  • The Effects of Stress
  • Applied Stress Management
  • Extended Independent Academic Research

Ungraded Units: 

  • Critical Thinking
  • Reviewing and Planning for the Future
  • Research Skills for Academic Study
  • Using ICT for Study
  • Practical Mathematics for Nursing

Why the MET?

Greater Brighton Metropolitan College (MET) has a long tradition of welcoming international students from around the world. The friendly and professional International team, based at our Central Brighton Campus, oversees all aspects of welfare and academic development across five sites in Brighton, Shoreham
and Worthing. Our central campus is located in Brighton’s North Laine area in the heart of Brighton. 

One of the best aspects of studying with us is that you are immersed in an established British college with 150 years of heritage, history and experience,
studying with UK students. 

We offer high-quality teaching, modern classrooms and exceptional facilities including IT suites, learning resource centres, studios and a theatre.

At the MET we believe it’s our job to celebrate ambition, unlock potential and transform lives.

Progression

This course holds a direct Higher Education progression to Winchester University.

Preparation for entry onto most health-related degree programmes at universities across the country. This course is a recognised entry qualification to higher education into many roles allied to medicine, such as nursing, midwifery, paramedic practice, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, and operating
department practice. The progression rate to university is very high with the majority of students securing their first choice.

Progression

Course fees

The tuition fee for 2021-22 entry is £7,500, including English for Academic Purposes programmes.

In addition to tuition fees, students may incur additional costs such as the cost of materials, and travel and expenses for any excursions they take part in.

Course fees
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