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Clinical Physiology BSc (Hons)

University of Plymouth

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The BSc (Hons) Clinical Physiology degrees are four-year programmes with integrated practice placement learning intended to be the main route for the training of Clinical Physiologists / Healthcare Science Practitioners. Our awards are focused on the training of Healthcare Science Practitioners for the physiological science disciplines (Cardiovascular Physiology and Respiratory and Sleep Physiology). Graduates in these disciplines will work in a range of healthcare settings to deliver quality assured tests, diagnostic investigations and interventions for patients/clients. Students benefit from:- Multi-disciplinary programmes integrating traditional and clinically-focused subject areas in cardiac, respiratory and sleep physiology, delivered by specialist academic and clinical healthcare associates and informed by patients, carers and lay associates.- Flexibility for students to study specialist areas of clinical physiology, cardiac or respiratory and sleep physiology, as well as maintaining academic breadth in these disciplines.- A coherent, progressive curriculum underpinned by experiential and workplace learning, ensuring competence in core knowledge, personal and practical skills designed to enhance the students’ academic performance and professional development.- Enthusiastic, accessible and committed academic staff that offer student support via personal tutoring throughout their programme of study.- Teaching and Learning informed by nationally and internationally recognised research, scholarship and professional expertise in biomedicine, clinical physiology and pedagogy.- A learning environment enriched by the presence of a “critical mass” of healthcare education in the form of the Faculty of Health: Medicine, dentistry and Human Sciences, well-equipped modern laboratories and facilities, plus the legacy of the Centres of Excellence in Teaching and Learning.- A route to apply for registration as a Healthcare Science Practitioner

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,400per year

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UCAS Points : 120

Normal minimum entry requirements are 120 points from three A levels to include a grade B in Biology and a grade B in another science subject - this can include Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Applied Science, Geography, Geology, Psychology, Nutrition, and Environmental Science/Studies.Applicants must also pass Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and occupational health checks satisfactorily in order to be eligible to enrol on the programme.

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University information

University of Plymouth

  • University League Table

    71st

  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 39 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    135 59%

    27th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    25th

    7

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