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A national centre of excellence, our School of Healthcare is the largest provider of radiography education, and the first in the country to offer paramedic degrees. You’ll be trained by our highly supportive academic staff, whose teaching can open the door to an incredibly rewarding career.

Strong industry partnerships keep us at the cutting edge of health and social care. Many of these partners offer placements so you’ll learn in real-world settings, improving lives and safeguarding futures every day.


Clinical Placement Information on Health and Social Work Courses


Clinical placements are an essential part of all health programmes to enable you to gain valuable work experience working with real patients and using the skills learnt in teaching.  Whilst on clinical placement, students are supervised and supported by qualified health professionals.  Additionally, further support is available from a link tutor from the university.

Each programme will differ with when their placements are and how long they will be.  Please see the programme website for more specific information about this (links on the reverse). 


For all clinical placements we give students a wide range of experience in different settings and different specialities.  For this reason, clinical placement sites can be located anywhere in London, the South and East of England.  This will mean that you may have to travel or arrange local accommodation whilst on placement.



Stage 1:
Stage 2, 3 & 4:
Bachelor's Degree

BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult)

BSc (Hons) Nursing (Child)

BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health)

BSc (Hons) Nursing (Learning Disabilities)

BSc (Hons) Pre-Registration Midwifery

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography and Imaging

BSc (Hons) Radiotherapy and Oncology

BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science


NOTE: Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, examinations may be replaced by an alternative form of assessment during the academic year 2022/2023. Please contact College Services for further information.



Fee Type Stage 1: University Foundation Stage 2: First Year Degree Studies


Two semesters: £14,500

Starts from £13,000 up to £15,400 (Please check your course) 







Stage 1: Two semesters


Stage 1: January and September

Foundation Progression Requirements (PDF)

Placement Information

Stage 1: University Foundation


Semester One
  • Interactive Learning Skills
  • Chemistry A
  • Biology A
  • Mathematics 1 (Life Sciences)
  • Preparation for a Career in Healthcare
Semester Two
  • Foundation Academic English
  • Physics 1
  • Biology B
  • Principles of ICT

Progression rule to Stage 2

For all programmes, progression to First Year Degree requires a minimum of 120 credits, the meeting of tariff grades (overall and module where specified)**, a pass in module Preparation for a Career in Health Care (HSK100), a satisfactory Occupational Health clearance and Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

**Please refer to the Program Information Document (PDF) for more information regarding the modules that each programme requires in order to successfully progress to our partner University for First Year Degree

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