United Kingdom

University of Central Lancashire

401–500 th
Clinical, pre-clinical & health 2018
601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, United Kingdom

University of Central Lancashire

Sexual Health Studies

This is the UK’s first ever non-clinical undergraduate specialised degree programme available on UCAS, and is ideal if you wish to pursue a graduate career in adult and young people’s sexual health services. You’ll study contraception, unplanned pregnancy, sexual health, asymptomatic screening for STIs, blood borne viruses, sexual health policy, safeguarding, sex and relationships education, motivational interviewing and enhanced communication skills, enabling you to develop specialist theoretical knowledge in the care of clients accessing sexual health services. The programme has developed close links with a variety of health organisations allowing you to undertake volunteering opportunities throughout your degree. You’ll be encouraged to volunteer within a variety of sexual health related organisations such as Brook, George House Trust, Youth Zones, local CaSH services within the NHS, Drug and Alcohol services, and Barnados. You’ll have the opportunity to go on international trips. The 2nd and 3rd year students visited Zambia to undertake a volunteering experience in the provision of education and health promotion for sexual health and HIV. You’ll also get the chance to experience a field trip to Amsterdam to look at the diversity and challenges within sexual health . This specialised degree will open up opportunities in the NHS and primary care trusts, Local Authorities, independent providers of sexual health services and education locally and nationally. Recent graduates have been successful in undertaking full time careers in the area they volunteered within upon graduating. These include: •Community Sexual Health Development Workers within the NHS •Education Practitioners within Brook young people's sexual health charity •Independent Sexual Violence Advisor- Outreach and support service •Sexual Health Support Workers within the NHS

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-17
  • Location
    Main Site,Preston