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Health, Nursing and Midwifery

Health, Nursing and Midwifery Overview

Embark on a profoundly impactful journey in healthcare at Hertfordshire International College (HIC), where our pathway leads to a degree which goes beyond the ordinary. Shaping the future professionals of diagnostic radiography, mental health nursing, midwifery, paramedic science, physiotherapy and oncology.

Our programme seamlessly blends into the degrees on offer from the University of Hertfordshire, where academic rigor blends with hands-on experiences, uniquely preparing you for dynamic and fulfilling careers in the healthcare sector. The foundation modules we provide give you all the skills needed to thrive in your chosen degree and onward career.

Explore the intricacies of diagnostic radiography and imaging, dive into the critical field of paramedic science, or master the art of physiotherapy for optimal patient care. Strong industry partnerships ensure that you not only gain theoretical knowledge but also immerse yourself in real-world settings, acquiring practical experience that extends beyond the classroom. Join us to pursue your passion for healthcare, where dedication meets compassion, and success unfolds on the front lines of patient wellbeing.

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Why Herts?

  • 4th in the UK for Physiotherapy (Guardian University Guide, 2024)
  • Top 25% of UK universities for Allied Health research impact (Research Excellence Framework, 2021)



  • Interactive Learning Skills
  • Chemistry A
  • Biology A
  • Mathematics 1 (Life Sciences)
  • Preparation for a Career in Healthcare
  • Foundation Academic English
  • Physics 1
  • Biology B
  • Principles of ICT

Progression rule to First Year:

For all programmes, progression to First Year Degree requires a minimum of 120 credits, the meeting of tariff grades (overall and module where specified)*, a pass in module Preparation for a Career in Health Care (HSK100), a satisfactory Occupational Health clearance and Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

*Please refer to the Foundation Progression Requirement (PDF) for more information regarding the modules that each programme requires in order to successfully progress to our partner University for First Year Degree.


  • Nurse
  • Midwife
  • Paramedic
  • Radiologist
  • Therapeutic Radiologist

Nursing at the University of Hertfordshire

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