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Health Sciences and Social Work

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Practice-focused and professionally approved courses designed to produce highly skilled healthcare practitioners

Undergraduate courses Undergraduate courses

I have particularly enjoyed the cardiology unit so far since it fascinates me how complex a single heartbeat is.

Harry Messent, BSc (Hons) Human Physiology student 2015

Biomedical Science

BSc (Hons) Accredited

Informed by the latest scientific techniques and technologies, this course gives you a firm understanding of pathological processes and the origins of disease.

Study mode: full time

Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy

BSc (Hons) Accredited

This sought-after course will teach you a combination of theory and practice in our first-class facilities to become a qualified dental therapist.

Study mode: full time

Dental Nursing

CertHE Accredited

Through professional training, you will gain the knowledge and practical skills needed to become a qualified dental nurse.

Study mode: full time

Diagnostic Radiography and Medical Imaging

BSc (Hons) Approved

As one of the first universities in the country to offer this subject, this approved course is at the forefront of radiography training. It focuses on the examination and diagnosis of patients.

Study mode: full time

Human Communication Science (Top-up)

BSc (Hons)

This top-up degree offers a multi-perspective investigation into human communication and is an ideal route to communication-related professions.

Study mode: full time | part time

Nursing (Adult)

BN (Hons) Starts February 2017

Developed with local healthcare providers, this qualification makes you eligible to apply for registration as an adult nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Study mode: full time

Operating Department Practice

BSc (Hons) Accredited

Develop your knowledge and skill as an operating department practitioner in the three areas of the perioperative environment of anaesthetics, scrub role and recovery.

Study mode: full time

Optometry

MOptom

Become a skilled practitioner in the field of optical and vision sciences with this four year course.

Study mode: full time

Paramedic Science

BSc (Hons) Accredited

BSc Paramedic Science is a practice-based course incorporating clinical placements and specialist mentoring. It ultimately leads to qualification for the paramedic profession.

Study mode: full time

Pharmaceutical Science (Top-up)

BSc (Hons)

With our outstanding array of facilities and expert academic staff, this course provides the opportunity to top up existing qualifications to a full BSc (Hons) degree and increase your chance of a career in the industry.

Study mode: full time

Pharmacology

BSc (Hons) Accredited

This course entails working at the cutting-edge of modern pharmacology methods incorporating several scientific disciplines.

Study mode: full time

Pharmacy

MPharm (Hons) Accredited

Underpinned by simulated practice and work placements, this accredited course combines scientific and practical approaches for entry into the pharmacy profession.

Study mode: full time

Radiotherapy and Oncology

BSc (Hons) Approved

As one of the first universities in the country to offer this subject, this approved course is at the forefront of radiography training and specifically focuses on the treatment and recovery process.

Study mode: full time

Social Work

BSc (Hons) Approved

This approved course provides you with the knowledge, theory, values and skills to work with the most vulnerable individuals and groups in society.

Study mode: full time

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Postgraduate courses Postgraduate courses

Medical Biotechnology

MSc

This Master's course will give you sought-after advanced skills in molecular biotechnology.

Study mode: full time | part time

Optometry

MOptom

Become a skilled practitioner in the field of optical and vision sciences with this four year course.

Study mode: full time

Prescribing and Therapeutics

PgCert Accredited

Hone your therapeutics skills on our accredited course.

Study mode: distance learning

Professional Doctorate in Health and Social Care

ProfDoc

Reflect on and contribute to practice in your area of work through research as a health and social care professional.

Study mode: part time

Social Work

MSc Approved

MSc Social Work is an approved qualification, relevant and up-to-date with today’s standards of social work provision and practice – both in the UK and overseas.

Study mode: full time

Systematic Reviews in Health

PgCert

Learn the skills to conduct a systematic review with this PgCert course.

Study mode: distance learning

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Dental Development Programme in Science and Dental Therapy (No Practice Rights)

Professional progression course

This part-time course covers core dental-related topics and allows for progression to further study and training for the dental health profession.

Study mode: part time

Local Dental Anaesthesia

Professional progression course

This part-time course focuses on the knowledge and skills required to deliver local anaesthetic safely to patients while enabling you to reflect on working in a Primary care environment in the UK.

Study mode: part time

Preparing for Practice Appraisal

Professional progression course

This part-time course enables you to prepare your dental practice and lead your staff through a successful inspection.

Study mode: distance learning

Prescribing and Therapeutics

PgCert Accredited

Hone your therapeutics skills on our accredited course.

Study mode: distance learning

Systematic Reviews in Health

PgCert

Learn the skills to conduct a systematic review with this PgCert course.

Study mode: distance learning

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Biomedical, Biomolecular and Pharmacy

PhD and MPhil opportunities

Research areas include: biomaterials and drug delivery, cell biology and pharmacology, pharmacy practice...

Health Sciences and Social Work

PhD and MPhil opportunities

Research areas include: allergic and respiratory disorders, health and social care environments, health and social care of the older person, global health and social care...

Science

MRes

This course provides a valuable research grounding for a wide range of science career opportunities, including preparation for MPhil or PhD study....

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