United Kingdom

University of the West of England

151-200 th
Young University Rankings 2017
601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, Avon, BS16 1QY, United Kingdom

University of the West of England

Healthcare Science (Physiological Science)

The course integrates a wide range of subjects in the study of the biology of disease; the combination of modules offered enables students to understand the science of the causes, diagnosis and treatment of disease while working in healthcare sciences using equipment and learning support material; work-based learning is fully integrated into the course and represents a significant proportion of the total credit for the course. This programme provides the principal training route for Healthcare Science Practitioners within the NHS and is delivered through a unique collaboration between the University of the West of England and local NHS providers within the south-west region. Specifically, the programme provides: a broad knowledge base in bio-sciences with specific areas of deeper understanding relevant to healthcare sciences; the opportunity to develop specialist skills and knowledge in Cardiovascular or Respiratory and Sleep pathways of Healthcare Science (Physiological Sciences) through the provision of targeted work experience in healthcare science laboratories; an understanding of the importance of patient-centred care, evidence-based practice, clinical audit and multidisciplinary team working the underpinning knowledge to enable you to gain the accompanying skills and attitudes to work as a Healthcare Science Practitioner in the Physiological Sciences; an excellent preparation for work after graduation with the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge and skills within pathways specifically designed for the pursuance of a career as a Healthcare Scientist in the NHS. The Healthcare Science (Physiological Science) degree is professionally recognised by Medical Education England.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Frenchay Campus,Bristol
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250