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We offer undergraduate degrees in nursing, midwifery, cardiac physiology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and podiatry as well as undergraduate-level post-qualifying courses for those who may not have a first degree.


Our Bachelor of Science Nursing degrees comprise three core specialisms; Adult, Child and Mental Health and our four year integrated masters courses offer a range of dual fields. If you already have a first degree in any subject, you may be eligible for our Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) in Nursing.

Nurse and male patient on hospital ward

BSc Nursing (Adult) (3 years)

Learn to deliver evidence based, compassionate care across a variety of health needs including acute care, long-terms conditions and life-limiting illness.

Nurse and toddler interacting

BSc Nursing (Child) (3 years)

Provide care to premature babies, anticipate the needs of young service users and work alongside families to comprehend the impact of injury or illness on overall child development.  

Service user talking to mental health professional

BSc Nursing (Mental Health) (3 years)

Promote self-management, encourage independent living and confront stigma to improve quality of life for those experiencing mental health difficulties.


Our midwifery courses are developed by academics whose latest research findings and sector insights will ensure your learning is at the forefront of developments in the field.

Student midwife and expectant mother

BSc Midwifery (3 years)

Make a lasting impact on the lives of women and their families with a clear understanding of the physiological, sociological and psychological aspects of childbirth.

Cardiac Physiology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Podiatry

Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Podiatry are three year full-time programmes. Our Cardiac Physiology degree can be studied over three years full-time or four years part-time. On successful completion, you’ll be eligible to register for practice with the associated regulatory body. If you already have a first degree, you may be eligible for our (pre-registration) MSc Physiotherapy programme.

B985 BSc (Hons) Podiatry

BSc Podiatry

Improve the lives of those with conditions of the lower limbs and feet. As the only Russell Group podiatry course, your research led training will help you to stand out as a future leader in podiatric medicine.

B920 BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy

BSc Occupational Therapy

Play a critical role in helping those with mental, physical or social disabilities caused by illness, ageing or accident to increase independence in carrying out important everyday tasks or occupations.

B160/B161 BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

BSc Physiotherapy

Treat people of all ages and with a wide range of health conditions in this dynamic profession. Tackle problems caused by illness, injury, disability or ageing to improve activity levels and quality of life.

B120 / B121 / B122 / 7D25 BSc (Hons) Healthcare Science (Cardiovascular and, Respiratory and Sleep Science)

BSc Cardiac Physiology

Become a cardiac physiologist and use specialised equipment to collect and interpret cardiac physiology measurements and imagery to detect or exclude cardiac pathology.

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