The Health Professions Foundation Programme is an 18-months full-time programme which prepares a student to enter the degree programmes in the College of Medicine at Texila American University. Upon completion students may enrol for the medicine (MB ChB), pharmacy (B Pharm) and Nursing (BSc Nursing).
As a foundation programme embedded with scientific knowledge and one of the most fundamental components of the practice of health sciences, students are provided with opportunities to learn a whole range of natural science concepts in addition to acquiring knowledge related to professional development in the health professions.
Our educational philosophy is to offer a strong foundation for future health professions education and we strive to use best practice in its delivery and assessment:
The course is delivered by a combination of highly qualified professional lecturers from all related disciplines.
The 18-months curriculum follows the semester system and includes:
|HPFP Phase 1 (Semester 1)|
|FBO 1100||Biology-I||6 Credits (120 hrs)|
|FCH 1100||General Chemistry||12 Credits (240 hrs)|
|4 Credits (60 hrs)|
|FPY 1100||Physics- I||6 Credits (120 hrs)|
|FPD 1109||Professional Development (Study Skills & ICT)||5 Credits (45 hrs)|
|Total Credits||25/27 Credits (495/525 hrs)|
|HPFP Phase 1 Semester 2|
|FBO 1200||Biology- II||6 Credits (120 hrs)|
|FCH 1200||Organic Chemistry||12 Credits (240 hrs)|
|4 Credits (120 hrs)|
|FPY 1200||Physics-II||6 Credits (120 hrs)|
|Total Credits||22/24 Credits (495/525 hrs)|