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Top five reasons to study a healthcare course

Studying a healthcare course at UWE Bristol’s Glenside or Gloucester campus will prepare you for a lifelong career in the health and social care sector. You’ll build knowledge and develop skills so you can make a positive difference to people’s lives.

1. Employability

99% of our Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions graduates are in work or further study six months after graduation.

Graduate destinations

2. Facilities

Refine your skills before going into practice and experience our world-class facilities, from nursing simulation suites, to diagnostic imaging rooms and our Occupational Therapy Resource Centre.

Healthcare facilities

3. Placements and partnerships

Our placement and partnership opportunities with NHS, private and voluntary organisations mean that you’ll gain a wealth of experience in different settings.

Healthcare placements

4. Outstanding teaching

Using innovative teaching methods, you’ll learn skills and techniques to ensure you develop into a competent and caring professional.

Nursing and Midwifery teaching Allied Health Professions teaching

5. Make a difference

Our current students enjoy learning alongside other health and social care students and professionals at both our Glenside and Gloucester Campuses, with many choosing to study healthcare in order to make a difference.

Adult Nursing student Micheline explains what led her to train as a nurse:

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