Healthcare Science (Physiological Sciences) at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS

Course summary

Accredited by the National School of Healthcare Science, this healthcare science degree will give you everything you need to be a professional in the physiological sciences. Once you’ve finished, you’ll be qualified to register as a clinical healthcare scientist in the physiological sciences. You’ll study units that lay the groundwork in biochemistry and the physiological systems, as well as studying an academic core of topics in your chosen specialism of cardiac physiology or respiratory and sleep physiology. From there, you’ll study subjects specific to your chosen specialism. Whichever route is right for you, you’ll see that practice makes perfect – as you’ll do work-based clinical placements, completing a total of 50 weeks in all. You’ll build the knowledge, clinical training and skills you’ll require as you prepare to team up with other health professionals in the important work of diagnosing and treating disease. If you’re shortlisted for entry onto this programme, you must attend an online interview as part of the selection process. You’ll have to pass a medical examination and be vaccinated to work in medical fields. You’ll also need a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service certificate, which is completed through the University. This degree is not available to overseas applicants. FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • Includes 50 weeks of work-based clinical placements – the department will find appropriate placements for you.
  • This degree has been developed according to the latest guidance from the Department of Health and all routes are accredited by the National School of Healthcare Science. When you finish, you’ll be professionally qualified to register as a clinical physiologist working in the NHS or private sector.
  • Throughout, you’ll be guided by approachable and supportive academic tutors, as well as benefiting from the professional expertise of experienced clinical staff.
  • We are investing £115m to transform the way we teach and you learn in the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Our new Dalton Building will enhance collaboration between students, staff and industry and provide new and improved teaching spaces, including a 200-student capacity Superlab.
  • Our excellent facilities include specialist equipment for research in genetics, cell biology, nutrition, orthopaedics, gerontology, exercise science and the advanced, practical study of physiology.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview. The interview is a compulsory part of the selection process for this course. Shortlisting and interviews for this course will take place after the 31st January UCAS application deadline. Applications received after the 31st January UCAS will not be considered.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


Fees and funding

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Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Healthcare Science (Physiological Sciences) at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS