Our healthcare programmes promote advanced knowledge of public and professional health in areas of Occupational Therapy, Podiatry, Paramedic Science, Health Study, Health Sciences and Professional Practice.
We are ranked 7th in the country (the University League Table, 2020) for student satisfaction and quality of teaching for our health professions programmes. This means that you can be confident about the high standard and quality of teaching you receive.
Our Paramedic Science, Podiatry, and Occupational Therapy programmes equip you with the knowledge and skills that you will require for professional practice through combining the theoretical study with hands-on learning in the University’s specialist labs and practical settings across public, private and independent sectors.
Health Study and Health Sciences programmes are designed to broaden your knowledge in areas of interdisciplinary health, illness and wellbeing. The Health Study Join Honours programme allows you to combine your interest in health with another subject. Our Professional Practice top-up programme, with wide range of specialist pathways, is designed for healthcare workers who wish to update their professional practice skills whilst working towards a recognised degree level qualification.
Undergraduate Public & Professional Healthcare programmes
The BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy degree prepares you to work as a registered occupational therapist in the UK and overseas.
Our Paramedic Science course equips you with the required practical and theoretical skills to become a Paramedic registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.
Our Podiatry course aims to produce graduates who are fit for practice within the NHS or private sectors within the UK and overseas. You will benefit from clinical placement and education at our Podiatry Clinic.
Studying Health Studies (Joint Honours) at the University of Northampton will provide you with the opportunity to explore the full range of this dynamic discipline. You can combine your study with complementary subjects such as Applied Social Care, Law, Criminology and Psychology.
Our BSc (Hons) Professional Practice is a flexible course which has been specifically developed to meet the needs of healthcare work.
Postgraduate Public & Professional Healthcare programmes
Practice Education is offered for experienced practitioners working within health or social care who have an interest in supporting and developing learning.
This course has been designed to provide you with an integrated, coherent and multidisciplinary approach to public health activity.
Our programme aims to equip healthcare professionals with advanced clinical skills and knowledge needed to lead and develop complex evidence-based clinical decisions.
It supports the advancement of healthcare professionals practice by developing, knowledge, skills and understanding to challenge and innovate future practice.
Our MSc Advanced Occupational Therapy course will allow you to develop and enhance your professional practice.
This course offers senior managers and advanced practitioners the opportunity to develop their academic and research skills.
If you want to become a registered Occupational Therapist, Podiatrist, Paramedic or a Health Professional than start your journey at the University of Northampton and visit one of our Open Days to find out more.
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