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Health & social care

Discover our range of health & social care courses, find out more about our facilities and hear from current students about their experience at University of Gloucestershire.

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Undergraduate courses

Study an undergraduate degree in health & social care at the University. Discover our undergraduate courses below.

Students applying for health and social care courses may be eligible for the NHS Learning Support Fund, which provides a non-repayable training grant of £5,000 per academic year, plus an additional £2,000 for students who have parental responsibility. An additional £1,000 allowance is available for students studying a specialist subject. Contact our Money Advice Team for further information.

Postgraduate taught courses

Study a postgraduate degree in health & social care at the University. Discover our postgraduate courses below.

Postgraduate research degrees

Research degrees including PhDs, Doctorates or Masters by Research enable you to pursue your own research enquiry.

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Higher and degree apprenticeships

Higher and degree apprenticeships are a great and cost-effective way for employers to upskill their staff, and for individual learners to obtain both a higher qualification and professional skills.

Open days

Book an open day to find out what it’s like to be a student here and make the right decision about your next step.

96% of our graduates are in employment or further study*

*Graduate Outcomes Survey published 2023 and based on 2020/21 leavers

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Experience our amazing facilities including our clinical study rooms and mock hospital wards.

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School and facilities

Student paramedics in paramedic lab

Mock ward

Our hospital ward is set up exactly like a real one, allowing students to practice their patient care and clinical skills.

The paramedic skills lab is used by students to practice skills such as CPR.

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Physiotherapy labs

Practice techniques in treatment rooms, rehabilitation space, a hospital ward, multiple laboratories, a strength and conditioning suite, a fitness suite and a simulated ‘home’ environment.

Students at Willow Lodge conducting a mock social services visit

Willow house

Used by our social work students, experience home visits and gain confidence within our mock house set up.

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