Public and Professional Healthcare
Our allied healthcare courses promote skills and competencies of public and professional health and focus on improving the health and wellbeing of people living and working across Northampton, the wider county and globally.
Our Paramedic Science, Podiatry, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy [please link them to the individual course webpages] programmes equip you with the knowledge and skills that you will require for professional practice by combining theoretical study with hands-on learning in the University’s specialist labs and practical settings across public, private and independent sectors.
Ranked Top 8 for Paramedic Science and and Top 18 for Occupational Therapy in the Complete University Guide league tables (2024), you can be confident that our programmes achieve high students’ satisfaction and employment.
Our public and professional health courses are recognised and accredited by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), the College of Podiatry, the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and the Royal College of Occupational Therapists.
Explore a range of specialist Nursing and Midwifery courses to find the right course for you.
NHS Funding support
You may be eligible for a payment of at least £5,000 a year, if you are thinking of studying nursing, midwifery and many of the allied health professions. This bursary is not paid back and in addition to the Student Loan from the Student Loans Company.