University of Hull

Degree level: Undergraduate

Operating Department Practice

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Course summary

Operating Department Practitioners (ODPs) work as part of a multidisciplinary team in a variety of surgical theatre specialities. You’ll gain high-quality clinical skills in anaesthetic, surgical and post-operative/anaesthetic care. You'll learn in the cutting-edge facilities of our award-winning new Allam Medical Building on this programme which boasts a 100% employability rating†. Designed in collaboration with local NHS trusts and private healthcare providers, this course has a strong clinical focus – to meet the growing demand for ODPs both locally and nationally. Official Team GB partners Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you – and we’ll help you find it. What does this mean for you? It means that whether you’re studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, you’ll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership. We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. Some of our students recently helped Team GB athletes get their kit ready to compete in preparation for the Minsk 2019 European Games. It’s an extraordinary partnership, and you won’t find it anywhere else. Find out more at hull.ac.uk/teamgb

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Core modules Fundamentals of Operating Department Practice Identifying the Needs of the Surgical Patient - Practice Module Evidence Based Practice in the Perioperative Arena Surgical/Anaesthetic Intervention and It's Impact Upon the Patient - Practice Module Personal and Professional Development in Operating Department Practice Management and Organisation of the Surgical/Anaesthetic Event - Practice Module Year 2 Core modules Enhancing Intra-Operative Intervention Enhanced Intra-Operative Practice - Practice Module Enhancing Pre-Operative and Anaesthetic Intervention Enhanced Pre-Operative and Anaesthetic Practice - Practice Module Enhancing Post-Operative/Post Anaesthetic Intervention Enhanced Post-Operative/Post Anaesthetic Practice - Practice Module Year 3 Core modules Advanced Practice in Context Consolidation of Practice Independent Project Clinical Leadership Contextualising Advanced Roles in Healthcare All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.

Assessment method

You'll be assessed through a combination of written, practical and coursework assessments throughout your degree. Written assessment typically includes exams and multiple choice tests. Practical is an assessment of your skills and competencies. This could include presentations, school experience, work experience or laboratory work. Coursework typically includes essays, written assignments, dissertations, research projects or producing a portfolio of your work.

Professional bodies

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

  • Operating Department Practitioners, College of
  • Health and Care Professions Council

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B990
Institution code:
H72
Campus name:
The University of Hull
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants must also have GCSE Mathematics and English at Grade C/4 Applicants with other qualifications are welcome to apply.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Interview

Other

A professional reference is required as well as an academic one


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7This course requires IELTS 7.0 overall, with at least 7.0 in each skill.

Please click below for a list of the English language qualifications we accept.

https://www.hull.ac.uk/Choose-Hull/Study-at-Hull/Admissions/English-language-requirements.aspx


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
90%
Student satisfaction
90%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £18300 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Operating Department Practice at University of Hull - UCAS