Course Comparison

Course
FdSc Nursing Associate FdSc Human Biosciences
Award
Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc
Duration
2 years 2 years
Assessment breakdown
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Course type
Full-time Full-time
Placement
(with placements) -
Location
Plymouth PETROC
Provider
School of Nursing and Midwifery PETROC
Entry requirements

  • Able to demonstrate values and behaviours in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC, 2018) The Code of professional standards of practice and behaviour for nurses, midwives and nursing associates. 
  • Capability to develop numeracy skills required to meet programme outcomes demonstrated through GCSE Grade 3 or 4 in maths and above or Functional Skills Level 2.
  • Capability in literacy to meet programme outcomes demonstrated through GCSE Grade 3 or 4 in English or above or Functional Skills Level 2.
  • Capability for digital and technological literacy to meet programme outcomes.
  • Proficiency in English language. The NMC accept an IELTS Academic examination certificate than confirms achievement at: an overall score of least 7 and at least 6.5 in all elements (writing, reading, listening and speaking).
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have completed a L4 Access to Higher Education Bridging Module with an approved provider.
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old on commencement of the programme.

You must also complete:

  • DBS Enhanced Disclosure
  • Overseas Check
  • Occupational Health Screening
  • Self-disclosure document

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