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Health Sciences Student Experience

Starting university is an exciting time, so we're committed to helping you settle into university life as swiftly as possible. Learn about the inspirational stories of our health sciences students - hear about their experiences, placements and time at university.

Find out how to apply for a place on one of our courses, check out our student accommodation and discover more about services that will enable you to gain the most from your studies.

What our students say

Advice from our students

Preparing to start university is very exciting but it can make you feel a bit nervous too. Hear our students sharing their top tips to make your transition to uni life as smooth as possible.

To students by students

I AM BCU

We have a confident, proud and diverse community of students at our School of Health Sciences, who are striving to achieve their career goals and transform their lives.

Discover their stories

A day in life

Have you ever wondered what a typical  day of a Health Science student is like? Read some of our students' stories to get an idea of what to expect when you study with us.

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Advice for your application

There are different ways to apply to us depending on your course and level of study. Applying for a health sciences course and preparing for an interview can be a daunting prospect, so to take the stress out of your application, we've put together a guide to applying and shared our top tips for preparing for your interview.

Increasing your employability

University is a big investment so it’s important to know that it’s all going to be worth it. Here’s how School of Health Sciences can help turn your passion into a career.

Find your dream career

Everyone wants to know what they can get out of their course, so we've compiled some of the possible careers you can get into with our health sciences courses. Find your subject and take a look at your possible future career.

Choose your future

Achieve more with Careers+

The Careers+ is a careers service, helping you reflect on your skills, explore your options and achieve your goals. The service offers a wide range of support from CV writing tips to mentoring opportunities.

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Preparing for a placement

More and more employers expect new graduates to have experience in the workplace. Completing a placement is an excellent way to put what you have learned in your course into practice and find out what you want to do after graduation.

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Financial support while studying

Did you know that many allied health profession courses are eligible for £5000 government funding a year? We know that finance is one of the key issues when deciding to take a higher education course so we wanted to share what support is on offer should you have any financial worries or childcare needs while studying with us.

More information

  • Accommodation

  • Admissions

  • Student support

  • Social media

  • Coronavirus

Accommodation

Find your home from home at BCU. Queen’s Hospital Close offers hassle-free accommodation located on Bath Row, which is just a 20-minute walk to City South Campus and less than a mile from the Bull Ring’s renowned shopping and the city centre’s restaurants and bars.

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Admissions

Read our admission FAQs to get your application questions answered. If your question isn’t covered, we have all the details of how to get in touch.

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Student support

From disability and mental health support to CV and job interview training, BCU ensures you have all you need during your time here – and beyond – to succeed and flourish in your studies and career.

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Social media

Follow our social media channels and discover more about life at BCU, including what the University and city will offer you if you study here.

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Coronavirus

For information and updates in relation to coronavirus, including details on how we are supporting our applicants, please see our dedicated webpages.

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