10 Reasons to Study with Us
Here are our top 10 reasons to choose the School of Health Sciences.
1. Over 98 per cent of graduates employed
The latest DLHE survey (2015/16) showed that 98.7 per cent of ALL our students were in work or completing further study six months after graduation.
2. State-of-the-art facilities
We’re investing £41 million in an extension to our existing £30 million campus in Edgbaston to provide state-of-the-art learning facilities for all Health, Education and Life Science courses.
3. We get you ready for employment
You’ll get hands on experience of the profession or industry you’re training for through placements and/or sandwich year options, ensuring you’re ready for employment when you graduate.
4. Our courses are accredited by professional bodies
Many of our courses are accredited by professional bodies, such as the HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council) and SENR (the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register).
5. Earn while you learn with OpportUNIty
Our student employment agency, OpportUNIty – Student Jobs on Campus, allows you to apply for paid roles with us at the University, and gain valuable experience for your CV and future employment.
6. Opportunities to travel abroad
You’ll have opportunities to travel abroad and observe practise in other countries, like our Diagnostic Radiography students who have been to Canada and Paramedic Science students who arranged their own placement in Australia.
7. Prestigious partners
Our Sport and Exercise students will work with cricketers from Warwickshire County Cricket Club and receive teaching from Sport Director Ashley Giles and Conditioning Coach Chris Armstrong as part of a new Official Partnership.
8. You can work with service users
We ensure you have a holistic approach to your practice through the Forum for Accessing Community Experience FACE, which allowed service users and carers to share their experiences, knowledge and ideas with you.
9. Get £150 free credit for books and learning materials
We ensure you have a holistic approach to your practice through FACE, which allowed service users and carers to share their experiences, knowledge and ideas with you.
10. Experienced Staff
Our staff come from the services and industries about which they teach, maintaining their links to ensure you get the most up-to-date learning during your course. Some even go to the length of doing shifts in their profession to stay hands on!