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.
Our health professions courses are 12th in the UK overall, and joint 1st in the UK for career prospects: Guardian University Guide 2021. Paramedic Science is in the Top 10 in the UK and physiotherapy joint 1st for graduate prospects, Complete University Guide 2022.
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.
See our health professions courses and subjects often found in Clearing.
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.
The University of Brighton is celebrating its contribution to healthcare and social care professions for NHS Frontline Day on 5 July.
The University of Brighton has played its part in a project commissioned by the Office for Students aimed at increasing awareness of small and specialist allied health disciplines.
Our Forward Bound Scholarship supports health and other professionals who are employed, or who volunteer, in roles where they will be able to influence health promotion practice and policy on return to their home country.
Mind our Future is a new National Lottery funded £10 million programme, based in Wales, to help young people have a resilient and a mentally healthy future.
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Rehabilitation Science (Physiotherapy) MSc
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