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Study Health

Visit us at our next Open Day on Saturday 6 July 2019.

Become part of the healthcare family in 2019

You want to change lives - and we will help you find the skills, aptitude and confidence to enable you to make a real difference. Study in our amazing new facilities, then put your skills to use in real life placements from the very beginning of your course. Working alongside fully trained professionals means you learn patient-centred care from the outset - and it’s this that makes our graduates so in-demand once they’ve graduated.



University Certificate in Health and Social Care Practice

An easily-accessible and vocationally-relevant introduction to healthcare which can be studied within one year and can be used as entry criteria onto University of Hull healthcare degree programmes such as Nursing, Midwifery, Paramedic Science, Operating Department Practice, and Social Work. This part-time, flexible programme has no formal entry requirements and there are three intakes a year.

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Operating Department Practice

Operating Department Practitioners (ODPs) are highly-skilled members of the surgical team who support patients in the operating theatre before, during and after surgery.

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Social Work

Gain a grounding in social work practice and theory, with insight into issues like homelessness, drug and alcohol abuse and disability.

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Child Nursing

Gain insight into the care needs of children and their families on a course that's split between study on our Health Campus and practice on mentored clinical placements.

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Paramedic Science

Launched as a specific request from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service to meet a critical shortage of paramedics. So the prospects for graduates are excellent.

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Learning Disability Nursing

This degree takes its student nurses into people's homes, schools, treatment units and care services and is divided equally between study and practice.

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Gain the skills and self-confidence to become a qualified midwife and provide a safe and competent experience for the childbearing woman and her baby.

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Medicine (Hull York Medical School)

Regular clinical experience from week three of the programme, a rarely-matched breadth of placement settings, and problem-based learning led by experienced, practising clinicians: just some of the reasons to choose Medicine at Hull York Medical School.

If you are full of potential and passionate about delivering exceptional healthcare but don’t yet meet the academic requirements of our five-year Medicine programme, the new Medicine Gateway Year programme could be for you.

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Find out more about becoming part of the healthcare family at Hull, including postgraduate and CPD opportunities


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Allam Medical Building

At the University of Hull, you'll study health in the award-winning Allam Medical Building. Opened by Her Majesty the Queen in November 2017, it is the heart of our £28 million Health Campus and boasts an amazing array of features to enhance your learning, including a simulated ward, operating theatre, paediatric room and neonatal birthing suite where you can gain hands on experience of working in a real hospital environment.

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* (UK domicile full-time first degree leavers; Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey for the academic year 2016/17, published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency 2018 (Nursing, Midwifery, Operating Department Practice)).