Careers in the Health Professions

Our graduates in the Health Professions and Health Sciences go on to work in a variety of settings in the NHS, local authorities and the private sector.

Strong links with practice colleagues ensure up-to-date courses that equip our graduates with first rate degrees to enter the workplace.  Our graduates enjoy high levels of employability and job security, learning the basics in local community health care as students before moving on to the first rung of the professional ladder.

  • Midwifery


    As a midwife you will provide advice, information, support and care to women and their partners during and after pregnancy.

  • Nursing


    As a nurse you will provide medical care and support to patients suffering from illnesses, diseases or those in need of surgery.

  • Nutrition & Dietetics

    medThumbNutrition & Dietetics

    As a dietitian you usually work with patients on a one-to-one basis to identify the factors in their diet that are affecting their overall health and well being.

  • Occupational Therapy

    medThumbOccupational Therapy

    As an Occupational Therapist (OT) you will work with people to regain or maintain their health or wellbeing, using occupations as a means of therapy.

  • Pharmacy


    As a Pharmacist you will work in accordance with legal and ethical guidelines to ensure the correct and safe distribution of medicines.

  • Physiotherapy


    As a physiotherapist you will treat people of all ages, who have a variety of physical difficulties that may result from ageing, illness, injury or disability.

  • Radiography


    This is a patient care role, and you will work in multidisciplinary teams in a variety of settings including operating theatre, accident and emergency departments and on wards.

  1. Leading the way for Scottish Maternity Care Assistants

    Graduates from the pilot Certificate of Higher Education: Maternity Care Assistant course in 2006

    26 students Certificate of Higher Education


  • "The campus development, which will give a central point of arrival and enable students to work together across faculties, is part of the university's ambition to create the best riverside campus in Europe."  The Sunday Times University Guide 2012.

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  1. 25, May, 2016 Visit Afternoon

    The Sir Ian Wood Building Event Teaser

    Your chance in May 2016 to tour the campus, meet with academic staff and ask questions to staff and current students.

  1. 19, May, 2016 Sporting legend back plans for first Scottish Cruyff Court

    Denis Law and Mark Williams

    Plans to create a world-renowned multi-use community sports facility in Aberdeen have been given the green light this week by councillors.  

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