Small student cohorts allow for a personal learning experience 50% of time at University, 50% in practice placements Clinical practice suite allows students to gain confidence and experience before moving onto their work placements. Many subject-specific academic staff are also clinically active and still work in practice. Strong links with health boards with the nearest hospital next-door to the campus. 100% of Healthcare Science graduates are employed in a professional or managerial job 6 months after graduating (Unistats 2016). Graduate starting salary of £24k on average (Unistats 2016). There are excellent opportunities for career progression in Healthcare Science to Clinical Scientist and Higher Specialist Scientist by masters and doctoral training respectively. Ultimately it is possible to progress to the role of Consultant Healthcare Scientist. Students have the opportunity to work towards the Swansea Employability Award to gain work experience and develop skills that employers are looking for.