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.
As a midwife you will provide advice, information, support and care to women and their partners during and after pregnancy.
As a nurse you will provide medical care and support to patients suffering from illnesses, diseases or those in need of surgery.
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.
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.
As a Pharmacist you will work in accordance with legal and ethical guidelines to ensure the correct and safe distribution of medicines.
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.
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.