Anatomy and Physiology (TRUR1288)
The aim of this module is to give students an understanding of the structure and function of those systems in the human body that are of direct relevance to health and wellbeing. Some consideration will also be given to the functioning of these organ systems and how they can be affected by nutrition and physical activity.
Social Context of Health and Wellbeing (TRUR1289)
This module develops an understanding of the wider context of health care including trauma impact, social isolation, discrimination, social deprivation, poverty and the family. It introduces the concept of epidemiology in relation to social groups. It also develops an understanding of inclusive work practices.
Principles of Nutrition and Health (TRUR1292)
This module explores the key concepts and principles of nutrition within the context of biochemical processes. Students will have the opportunity to use dietary information to make recommendations to improve individual nutritional intake.
Fees, costs and funding
How to apply
For further information and to apply for this course, please contact the college's admissions team directly using the contact details below.
Completing this course enables you to progress onto these related courses and programmes with the University of Plymouth at level 5 or level 6, as specifically defined by this programme’s progression agreement.
For further information, including the progression from foundation degree form, please visit https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/business-partners/partnerships/academic-partnerships/study-guide/progression-to-honours-degree
Our partnership with Truro and Penwith College
Please contact Truro and Penwith College to apply for this course:
Truro and Penwith College
Partner college open days
This course is run at one of our partner colleges. Open days are held at the college and more details of these can be found on the college website. You'll find contact details below, on this page.
University of Plymouth open days
You are also very welcome to attend a University of Plymouth open day, to get a flavour of the courses you can progress to from a partner college. There will however be limited information on this specific course and college.
Studying with Truro and Penwith College
We’re one of the leading colleges in the country, delivering teaching and learning to the highest level. With three modern campuses at Truro, Penwith (at Penzance) and Tregye, we provide you with a unique university experience.