Public and Professional Healthcare

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

NHS £5,000 Bursary

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.

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Public and Professional Healthcare Student Stories

Ifeyinwa Melicent Ugwuoke

Public Health MSc

Lucy Allan

Paramedic Science BSc (Hons)

Josephine Smith

Podiatry BSc (Hons)

Lucy Ferguson

Paramedic Science BSc (Hons)

Lucy Johnston

Physiotherapy (pre-registration) MSc

Sarah Finucane

Podiatry BSc (Hons)

Sian Davis

Paramedic Science BSc (Hons)

Vijayakumar Neethi

Public Health MSc


Inspiration and dedication. UON academic receives second Podiatry Fellowship

4 December 2023


Annual Teachers and Advisers Conference

Fri 10 May 2024