Edge Hill University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Operating Department Practice

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Course summary

Operations are complex and require experts in every position. Operating Department Practitioners (ODPs) play a vital role in the perioperative team, working in this specialist and dynamic environment, they provide care during the anaesthetic, surgical and recovery phases of a patient’s hospital treatment. ODPs require in-depth knowledge and skills in areas such as anatomy and physiology, illness and disease, surgical and anaesthetic procedures, legal and ethical issues, and teamwork. With practical experience gained in a variety of settings, upon successful completion of this programme you will be equipped with the skills to enable you to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a qualified ODP. You can choose to study at the Edge Hill University campus or St James’, our Manchester city centre location.

Course details

Modules

Please visit our website for information on available modules.

Assessment method

Assessment will be ongoing throughout the programme. Theoretical assessments can consist of exams, written assignments, oral presentations, oral examinations, and practical exams called Objective Structured Clinical Examinations. Practical assessments take place in the workplace and in clinical skills facilities.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Health and Care Professions Council

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B991
Institution code:
E42
Campus name:
Ormskirk (Main Campus)
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

International applicants

International students should visit our website for further information: www.edgehill.ac.uk/international

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

As long as you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as the Welsh Baccalaureate and Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/offers or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected]

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/study/apply/entry-requirements/

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Interview


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
62%
Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees are subject to Government approval. Visit edgehill.ac.uk/moneymatters for more information.
Operating Department Practice at Edge Hill University - UCAS