Undergraduate Pathway in Health and Human Sciences

Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives? Our new Health and Human Sciences pathway will help to prepare you for a Plymouth University degree in Nursing or the health professions. 


As the top young university in England*, Plymouth University places a strong emphasis on work-based placements and career progression. Courses are professionally accredited and teaching is based on the latest industry standards. Your learning is enhanced by the University’s partnership with local NHS trusts and the Peninsula Allied Health Centre, a multi-million pound, purpose-built facility for students.

Pathways at Plymouth University

High School

Stage 1 > High school Stage 1 > University Foundation Stage 2 > First year degree Stage 3 > Second year degree Stage 4 > Final year degree

Fees: £13,995

Location: PUIC at Plymouth University

Fees: TBC

Location: Plymouth University

Fees: TBC

Location: Plymouth University

Fees: TBC

Location: Plymouth University


Scholarships available! 

Typical graduate salary?


Stage 1: University Foundation


Semester 1

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

    This module will help you develop a range of academic and communicative skills (written and oral), which will prepare you for study success and professional life.

    How will I be assessed ? Oral presentation, group presentation, listening assessment, portfolio and final examination.

  • Principles of ICT

  • Targeted English Language 1

Semester 2

  • Numerical Techniques 1

  • Physics

  • Biology

  • Targeted English Language 2

Semester 3

  • Practical Methods in Science and Technology

  • Chemistry

  • Numerical Techniques 2

  • Targeted English Language 3

Plymouth University degree pathways

* Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2017

† Subject to availability – terms and conditions apply

‡ The Complete University Guide