Foundation Programme for Health Sciences

Programme Description

The Foundation Programme for Health Sciences is designed to support students to meet the academic and English language entry qualifications required for our undergraduate degrees in the biology stream. This Programme leads to British degrees in Pharmacy, Nursing, medical laboratory technology, radiography, psychology , Biomedical and many other streams under health sciences. Classroom teaching is supported by comprehensive study materials and resources developed by the Northshore Campus including access to the virtual learning environment.

Upon successful completion of the program  students are eligible to enroll UK degree programs at our Campus. 

Entry Requirements & Duration

  • Foundation Pathway A – Minimum of 6 passes in O/L including a C pass for English and Maths +  2 years of schooling in A/L Biology stream – Duration 8 months
  • Foundation Pathway B – With 6 passes in O/L including a C pass for English and Maths – Duration 12 months 

*Scholarships and Discount 

25% off on course fee for members of the Tri-forces, Police and Government Health Sector Staff  or * 10% off on course fee for full-payment.  

T&C apply. No combined offers and single redemption only. 

Programme Outcomes

  • Recognize the key knowledge, skills, and attitudes at the local and global levels.
  • Reflect on critical thinking and analysis in solving business-related problems.
  • Reach relevant public and private organizations through networking and team participation.
  • Realize the importance of economic and ecological concerns and the humane aspects of business activities.
  • Reinforce integrity and ethics in being conscious about values when decisions are made.

Programme Content

Pre-Foundation Programme- Modules

Module title Module Status
Professional Communication Mandatory
Introductory Physics Mandatory
Advanced Physics Mandatory
Core biology Mandatory
Biodiversity Mandatory
Fundamentals of chemistry Mandatory
Principles of Physical Chemistry Mandatory


Foundation Programme- Modules

Module Title Module Status
Basics of Mathematics Mandatory
Cell Biology & Physiology Mandatory
Microbiology and Molecular Biology Mandatory
Foundation of Chemistry Mandatory
Information Technology Mandatory
Professional Communication Mandatory

Every Wednesday throughout the Programme, students will engage in extracurricular activities including group projects, recreational activities, and cultural activities under the supervision of lecturers.

Teaching and learning methods

  • Lectures and seminars
  • Problem-solving classes
  • Field studies
  • Independent study
  • Skills and subject-based tutorials
  • Group work
  • On-line activities
  • Revision workshops
  • Laboratory sessions

Assessment Method

Assessment will be held every two months and marks obtained through assessment tests will be cumulatively counted at the final assessment. The following will be the assessment methods. 

  • Continuous Assessment
  • Practical Examinations/ Individual & Group Presentations
  • End Examination