Coventry University
Nursing and Allied Health Professions FDCert
Coventry University

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Our Foundation Year courses offer an introduction to your chosen subject and are an ideal route to degree level qualifications, helping you develop the necessary skills for further study.

This course is ideal if you want to gain the knowledge and skills required for further study at undergraduate level in Nursing and Health. This course focuses on core skills required for academic progression, alongside equipping you with the principles of foundation topics taught on many of our degree courses.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Qualification requirements

This course does not require any previous study at level 3, however you will be required to have two years' work experience, ideally in a relevant field. Your application will be considered on an individual basis and the application is reviewed as a whole, which includes previous and predicted qualifications, experience, reference and your motivation to study the course.

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 5.5
    • Foundation / Pathway Courses
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • General Test
    • 7.0
    • Graduate Degrees, Law, Communication
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees
    • General Test
Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Nursing and Allied Health Professions, FDCert.


Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

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About Coventry University

Coventry University was founded in 1992 in the small city of Coventry, England. This institution invests a significant portion of its resources in applied research, benefitting students through state-of-the-art facilities and equipment on site. The main campus where most of their courses take place is located just a 15-minute walk from Coventry City Centre, while their secondary campus is in Central London.

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Where is this programme taught

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