Take your first steps towards a rewarding and challenging career as a health professional with the University of Brighton – a top 10 UK university for world-leading research impact in this field.
We place the values of the NHS constitution at the heart of our health courses, and we provide a stimulating learning experience designed to motivate and inspire you to become a high-performing, compassionate and patient-focused health professional who puts the health and wellbeing of the public first.
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The government has announced that from September 2020 new and continuing students studying nursing, midwifery and some allied health subjects will receive a non-repayable grant of at least £5,000. Find out more on the gov.uk website.
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You'll be joining a university where health students enjoy excellent graduate rates of employment. Our students qualify for professional practice in areas including occupational therapy, paramedic science, physiotherapy and podiatry.
You'll build experience on placement with local NHS trusts and other health and social care providers in a variety of settings. You'll put learning into practice whilst building relationships and working with other health professionals.
You'll benefit from access to our facilities, including the Leaf Hospital our own fully staffed podiatry clinic, our Clinical Skills and Simulation suite, Flexible Learning Environment, Daily Living Suite and practical skills rooms.
Our Physiotherapy BSc(Hons) is accredited by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
Our Occupational Therapy BSc(Hons) is accredited by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists.
Our Podiatry BSc(Hons) is accredited by The College of Podiatry.
Our courses in paramedic science, physiotherapy, podiatry and occupational therapy confer eligibility to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
Occupational therapy, paramedic science, physiotherapy and podiatry are taught at the School of Health Sciences.
As a paramedic science student, you will have the opportunity in your final year to accumulate practice time and experience healthcare provision in another European country during a four-week placement.
Physiotherapy and occupational therapy students can choose to take an international placement in Africa, Asia or South America through the Work the World organisation.
In this week’s University of Brighton podcast we’ve been speaking to Professor Angie Hart, Director of the Centre of Resilience for Social Justice based in the School of Health Sciences.
Eastbourne MP Caroline Ansell cut the ribbon on the University of Brighton’s new Multi-Professional Skills Simulation Suite which will help healthcare professionals to develop their skills in ‘real life’ scenarios.
Two University of Brighton students have received national recognition as potential healthcare leaders of the future.
A University of Brighton student nurse worked a two-week placement abroad and what she encountered “made me value every aspect of the NHS”.
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Rehabilitation Science (Physiotherapy) MSc
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