Best universities in the UK to study healthcare sciences



Healthcare science covers a wide range of careers and professions within the medical and science industry. Broadly speaking, there are three categories which students can choose to focus on:

  • Life science deals with living organisms
  • Physiological science focuses on the function of complex biological systems
  • Physical science looks at the diagnosis and monitoring of patients through techniques such as radiography and ultrasound

If you are interested in studying an aspect of healthcare science in the UK, register for free entry to the UK University Fair on May 20th today!

Some of the best healthcare science universities in the UK will be in attendance, including those below, and you can meet admissions officers face to face and learn more about entry requirements and course modules.

Best healthcare science universities in the UK

Aston University

University of Brighton

  • Brighton is ranked 3rd in the Guardian University Guide 2017 for health professions
  • The School of Health Sciences provides a stimulating learning experience, motivating and inspiring students to become critical thinkers and high-quality professionals
  • Courses to consider: Physiotherapy BSc(Hons) and Occupational Therapy BSc(Hons)

The University of Brighton

University of Portsmouth

  • Portsmouth have an excellent reputation for quality teaching and sustained, high levels of student satisfaction
  • Portsmouth was one of the first universities in the country to offer radiotherapy and oncology and is at the forefront of radiography training, specifically focussing on the treatment and recovery process
  • Courses to consider: BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science and MOptom Optometry

Oxford Brookes University

  • The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at Oxford Brookes has a long standing reputation for the quality of its teaching and research
  • Foundation, undergraduate, post-qualifying, postgraduate and research study opportunities across four departments are available in a wide range of subject areas including biological and medical sciences, environmental sciences, health and social care, psychology, sport, exercise and nutrition
  • Courses to consider: BSc (Hons) Children’s and Mental Health Nursing and BMedSc (Hons) Medical Science

Oxford Brookes University

University of Southampton

  • Nursing at Southampton is ranked 10th in the world and third in the UK according to the QS World Rankings by Subject 2017
  • Southampton are leaders in research across a wide range of frontiers including cancer survivorship, active living technologies, workforce, self-management and complex conditions, ageing and dementia, and continence and skin health
  • Courses to consider: BN (Hons) Bachelor of Nursing and BSc Physiotherapy

Apply to study in the UK

If you want to learn more about the above UK universities and study healthcare sciences in the UK, register for free entry to the UK University Fair today!

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