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Health and Science

Foundation in Health and Science

Program Overview

This foundation programme leads into over 80 health and science related degrees at Keele University.


  • Two Semesters


  • September 2022
  • January 2023


  • Keele University International College

This programme offers streamlined progression into degrees including Life Sciences, Nursing, Biology and Chemistry, across three academic schools at Keele University. Opportunities for graduates in this area are vast, with global healthcare in the spotlight, and a growing demand for these specialist skillsets.

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Foundation Modules
  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Numerical Techniques
  • Chemistry
  • Numerical Techniques
  • (Health) Research Skills
  • Career in Healthcare
  • Sociology
  • Health Policy
Progression Degree Options

Please visit each degree page to get more in-depth information and full list of modules for Year One, Two and Three.

*Higher IELTS for entry into Nursing and Paramedic Science programmes. There is also an interview requirement, and cap on the number of students accepted per intake. Please contact the College for more information:


School of Allied Health

The School of Allied Health offers a purpose-built school with 4 fully equipped practical rooms including one with specialised exercise equipment. All rooms are equipped with SMART boards, iPads and plinths for teaching and practice of clinical skills. There is also a newly built diagnostic imaging suite and access to a state of the art digital hub and access to the Anatomy Suite across all years of the degree programme.

School of Nursing and Midwifery

The Clinical Education Centre is a contemporary building which houses seminar rooms, extensive clinical skills laboratories, inter-professional Health Library and IT laboratories. This not only provides high-tech learning and teaching facilities, but also allows and encourages multi-disciplinary learning and team working.

School of Pharmacy and Bioengineering

The School of Pharmacy and Bioengineering is equipped with a clinical skills suite, 3D lecture theatre and digital health hub. This digital health hub facility uses the Keele Augmented Reality Environment (KARE) for patient simulation. This virtual patient programme lets students read through patient medical notes and decide on the correct treatment.

Why Health and Science at Keele?
  • 9th in the UK for Nursing (Complete University Guide, 2022)
  • 3rd in the UK for Forensic Science (Complete University Guide, 2022)
  • 20th in the UK for Pharmacy and Pharmacology (Complete University Guide, 2022)
Career Opportunities

96% of Keele graduates were in a job or further study within six months of graduating (DLHE, 2017).


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