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Health Sciences

Student placements

At Southampton, your practice placements will form an essential component of your healthcare degree. Enhancing our evidence-informed curriculum, that combines theory, skills, and simulated practice, your placements are where you will progress from student to professional. You'll put your knowledge and skills into practice, making a difference to peoples’ lives and developing the experience you need to start your rewarding and life-long career.

Throughout your placements you will be supported every step of the way by your lecturers, personal academic tutor, classmates, and your practice educators. Thanks to our strong relationships with healthcare providers and private organisations, you’ll gain valuable and varied experiences across a range of healthcare settings.

Use the links below to find out how placements work in each discipline and what your time at Southampton will look like.

Practice placements

Required hours in practice:

Cardiac Physiology placements

Midwifery placements

Nursing placements

Occupational Therapy placements

Physiotherapy placements

Podiatry placements

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