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Healthcare Science (Cardiac Physiology) BSc (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Turn your interests in human biology and health and wellbeing into a rewarding and valued career with Swansea University’s degree course in Cardiac Physiology. You will gain the scientific, clinical, and technical knowledge needed to provide specialised care to people living with or suspected of having cardiac disease.Studying the anatomy and physiology of the heart, together with the latest diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, you will combine in-depth academic work with practical clinical skills in a range of specialised healthcare settings.Cardiac Physiology is an exciting and rapidly developing field that requires a high level of responsibility and problem-solving ability. As a cardiac physiologist, you will be expected to carry out some work that used to be in the remit of doctors and there are many opportunities for specialist role extension as your career progresses.Our state-of-the-art facilities allow you to learn and practice your clinical and technical skills in our simulated clinical practice rooms. Equipped with the latest technology and equipment, each room offers a unique environment that replicates a wide range of realistic clinical settings. The rooms provide an excellent opportunity for you to put theory into practice and gain confidence and experience in clinical environments.You will spend around half of your course on clinical placements giving you greater insight into the skills you have learnt with our expert clinical teaching team. Clinical Placements will teach you how to present to patients and will embed your learning into your practise. You will also benefit from a real-life patient setting in our award winning Health and Wellbeing Academy, an on-site clinic that provides health and wellbeing services for the local community in collaboration with the NHS.The course is accredited by all the major regulatory bodies, and you will benefit from our strong links with the NHS and local health boards, with our nearest hospital being next to our Singleton Park campus. Many of our academic staff in Health Sciences are also practising clinicians, providing invaluable professional insight and expertise.On graduation, you will be eligible to join the voluntary register with the Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists or the Academy of Healthcare Science and enter the workplace as an independent practitioner.You will also join a university that is:• TEF Gold - A Gold Rating in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework• 12th in the UK for Student Satisfaction – NSS 2021• UK Top 25 University - Guardian University Guide 2022

Application deadline

25 January

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    42nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University is proud of its diverse student community, with students and staff from over 120 countries.
Swansea’s dedicated international recruitment, admissions and student support teams will help to guide you from application to arrival and beyond.
Swansea offers highly rated teaching and is ranked in the top 30 UK Universities (Complete University Guide 2022).

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 77 52

    14th out of 35 13

    4th out of 33 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    147 68%

    24th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    9th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    34th

    2
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    / Max 239
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

    31
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    21st

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    149 96%

    2nd

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52.0 52%

    10th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%

    32nd

    10

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