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The University of Northampton’s School of Health delivers education and training in a range of healthcare professions, offering flexible learning including part time options and a choice of learning pathways to suit each student’s needs. Our academic staff are experts in their field and have an international reputation for research and teaching excellence.

Most courses in the School of Health have a strong practical aspect, allowing students to gain the skills and experience they need to become confident and capable qualified health professionals. Health professional students learn through simulated, service user or carer input and real life experiences, benefiting from practice based placements at one of the University’s partner trusts. Students are fully supported throughout the course of their study by excellent teaching staff, and a dedicated student placement team who provide support whilst students are in practice.

All students studying within the school have access to modern facilities and resources tailored to individual course needs, providing students with a unique learning experience. Specialist facilities include a custom built hospital ward, midwifery suite offering a simulated environment, dental skills suite with fully operational dental equipment, scientific laboratory, sports laboratory, paramedic skills suite which includes a custom built ambulance simulator and podiatry clinic.