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Health Professions

You'll get the knowledge and skills you’ll need to make your mark as a health professional. Working with colleagues across disciplines, you’ll build your confidence before going into practice with our partners across a variety of settings in the health and social care sector.

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  • Icon for achievement95% of graduates in work or further study six months after graduation according to the HESA survey published in June 2018.
  • Icon for achievement90% of Health Professions Foundation students achieve a pass on their first attempt according to the HESA survey published in June 2018.
  • Student satisfaction icon98% student satisfaction rate for BSc(Hons) Diagnostic Imaging (now Diagnostic Radiography) in the latest National Student Survey, published in July 2019.
  • Employability

    Learn in diverse communities

    Our established partnerships with NHS Trusts, voluntary organisations and charity partners mean you’ll have plenty of opportunity for hands-on experience.

    You will gain experience in varied placements and with diverse communities across the region.

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    Glenside Campus

    The facilities available at UWE Bristol’s Health and Social Care campus include our brand new Optometry training suite. We’ve also got the latest virtual technology in Radiotherapy, a Human Analysis Laboratory and an Imaging Suite, enabling you to hone your skills and build your confidence before taking on a placement.

“The course was excellent and helped me secure employment at Southmead Hospital almost immediately after graduating.”

Ruth, BSc(Hons) Diagnostic Imaging, Student Radiographer of the Year by The Society and College of Radiographers


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Student experiences

Health Professions videos

Hear from our academics and students about what makes UWE Bristol a great place to study Health courses:

Watch our 'top tips for applying for a healthcare course' video for advice on writing a healthcare personal statement.

Professional development

View our range of professional short courses in Health.

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