Healthcare Science, FdSc

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Healthcare Science, FdSc

Nottingham Trent University
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This course enables you to develop the practical skills and knowledge required for professional development in the Healthcare and Biological Science industries. Why choose this course?

This course enables you to develop the practical skills and knowledge required for professional development in the Healthcare and Biological Science industries. FdSc Healthcare Science is a two-year course that has been specifically designed for the needs of professionals in Healthcare Science in the NHS or related Biological Science industries.

FdSc Healthcare Science has been created for those who wish to enhance their employment and their career opportunities, by part-time study. It has been developed by…

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This course enables you to develop the practical skills and knowledge required for professional development in the Healthcare and Biological Science industries. Why choose this course?

This course enables you to develop the practical skills and knowledge required for professional development in the Healthcare and Biological Science industries. FdSc Healthcare Science is a two-year course that has been specifically designed for the needs of professionals in Healthcare Science in the NHS or related Biological Science industries.

FdSc Healthcare Science has been created for those who wish to enhance their employment and their career opportunities, by part-time study. It has been developed by Nottingham Trent University in collaboration with the East Midlands Healthcare Workforce Deanery, Foundation Degree Forward and De Montfort University, Leicester.

Reasons to apply:

  • Develop practical skills and knowledge.
  • Gain support from your line manager in career and role development.
  • Get agreed study-leave to attend the University.
  • Gain the required qualifications that enable you to apply for progression to Career Framework Four (Associate Practitioner).
  • Fees and training support are funded by the Joint Investment Framework for National Health Service staff.

You will acquire knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of bioscience and how they relate to healthcare science. The successful completion of the FdSc course will enable students to continue their studies with an honours degree course.

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What will I learn?

Modules studied at NTU

  • Molecules, Genes, Cells and Tissues (40 credit points)
  • Tissue or Organ Systems (20 credit points)
  • Aspects of Healthcare Sciences (20 credit points)
  • The Microbial World (20 credit points)
  • Drugs and Tissues (20 credit points)

Work-based modules

  • Health and Safety and Quality Management (20 credit points)
  • Communication and Working Relationships (20 credit points)
  • Preparatory Techniques and Quality Assurance (20 credit points)
  • Case Study (20 credit points)
  • Instrumentation and Automation (20 credit points)
  • Professional Skills (20 credit points)
Facilities

This course benefits from the excellent facilities and equipment available in the School of Science and Technology.

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The School of Science and Technology is a stimulating and creative environment in which you will develop the knowledge and transferable skills you need to put you ahead of the graduate crowd.

We provide first class facilities that:

  • enhance the quality of our education
  • push the boundaries of our research.

Rosalind Franklin building
You will have access to some of the best laboratory teaching facilities for Bioscience and Chemistry in the UK. The large teaching laboratory space is equipped with superior IT facilities and equipment to ensure that our students get excellent training in:

  • practical laboratory techniques
  • modern analytical methods.


Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Facility
This facility was built in 2002 at a cost of £2.3 million. It supports the School's extensive biomedical research activities.

Natural Sciences Research Facility
The Natural Sciences Research Facility supports and enhances the School’s research in:

  • Physics
  • Biosciences
  • Chemistry
  • Imaging
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