This programme will be of interest and relevance to any student hoping to work in health or science careers. We welcome applications from students who have applied to other health profession courses. Whether you want to have a science career. study a postgraduate programme leading to qualification as a health professional or work in healthcare management this programme can be your first step towards your future. In addition to studying science and health focused modules we actively work with students to develop essential graduate and employability skills. The programme provides students with the opportunity to enhance their profile further with an optional placement year between years two and three enabling students to either work in a relevant field or study abroad. Entry onto the clinical sciences course is either directly onto our three year programme or via our clinical sciences with integrated foundation year programme, which prepares you to study health or science courses. The course has a clinical focus and a strong emphasis on anatomy, physiology, and employability skills. The course is informed by research, clinical expertise, and benefits from being taught by scientists and healthcare professionals from a wide range of specialist areas. With an integrated knowledge and understanding of science and health-related issues, you will be in an excellent position to pursue a variety of careers within the health sector or pharmaceutical industries. Clinical sciences graduates have progressed to postgraduate study, leading to careers in medicine, the healthcare sciences and other healthcare roles such as:
- Physician Associate
- Healthcare Manager
- Health Commission Associate
- NHS Analyst
- Medical Sales
Year one: Ethics, law and values in healthcare, Systems, physiology, and anatomy and Academic skills and professional development. Year two: Anatomy and pathology of disease, Careers and professional development, Digital health and enterprise, Global health, Medical and molecular genetics, Neurobiology and mental health and Pharmacology and therapeutics. Year three: Advanced topics, Research skills, Research project, Health economics & management, Careers and professional development, Anthropology of illness and disease (optional module), and Genomics and personalised medicine (optional module).
The learning, teaching and assessment strategies recognise the wide diversity of educational backgrounds with which students may enter the programme and the different exit points of students and graduates. Consequently, a variety of teaching and learning opportunities and assessment methods are used to reflect the differences in learning styles between students and to address the various learning outcomes for the programme. You are expected to demonstrate greater autonomy in your learning as you progress through the programme. Formative assessments are embedded throughout the programme in order for you to gain feedback and monitor your own progress. Your knowledge and understanding and discipline skills are developed through lectures, laboratory sessions, workshops, tutorials and self-directed learning. Case studies, groupwork, individual assignments, verbal presentations, problem-based learning, and a personal development portfolio will be used to refine your personal, transferable and specialist skills.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Applications will be screened for evidence of your academic potential, motivation and interpersonal skills plus the experiences and qualities necessary for a future healthcare professional. All short-listed candidates will be invited to a selection day. The University welcomes applications from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. To check whether your qualifications meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the University. English Language requirements for International and EU applicants: IELTS test with an overall score of 6.5 with no sub-test less than 6.0 (or equivalent)
Additional entry requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|