Health Sciences Degrees

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We teach the skills and knowledge needed within industry

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We have close links with relevant partners in the sector

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Experience practice-based learning in your chosen area

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Learn through debates, process simulation, law court and role play scenarios


Caring For Tomorrows

HEALTH SCIENCES DEGREES

Our Health Science courses have been carefully designed to meet the needs of individuals who work with people in a care environment, including a care home or a person's own home, outside care establishments and in health and social care communities. 

These areas are high on the government's agenda and our courses provide you with up-to-date knowledge and skills through a range of innovative teaching and learning methods.

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Health sciences is a highly desirable growth area for the government. With this in mind, we have created our courses specifically to fill those skill gaps and give our students the greatest chance of finding employment, by teaching the skills and knowledge needed within industry.

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Our Healthcare courses offer a range of innovative teaching and learning methods, including debates, process simulation, law court scenario, role play scenarios covering multidisciplinary team meetings, direct observation and feedback in practice.

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We have close links with relevant partners in the sector to ensure you experience practice-based learning in your chosen area. You will have the opportunity to learn alongside professional groups to widen your knowledge of the complex aspects of these fields. 


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UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

POSTGRADUATE COURSES

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POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH DEGREES

We offer a number of research programmes including Masters by Research and Health Sciences PhD, which allow you to make an in-depth study of a topic that interests you or your organisation. You can study full-time or part-time, on campus or by distance.

We have research strengths in a number of individual disciplines and interdisciplinary areas including Genetics and Genomics; Addictions Research;  Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities; Promoting Lifelong Health; Spirituality; Storytelling; and health and social care.

In the Postgraduate Research Experience Survey 2019/20, USW ranked 9th overall for student satisfaction.

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LOCATIONS

The places you study and live make a big difference to what you get out of university. It’s important to be somewhere that feels like home, but can also surprise you. South Wales offers rich experiences, with Cardiff at the heart.

With campuses in and around Cardiff, you can experience the diversity that south Wales has to offer – the buzz of the cities, the beauty of the coast, and the calm of the countryside. 

We have five campuses across three locations, but we’re one university. Every campus is open to you and whatever inspires you, you’re always welcome.

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Join us at an open day or live event and discover the opportunities waiting for you at the University of South Wales. 

You'll have the chance to explore our campuses at Cardiff, Newport or Pontypridd, meet academic staff and current students, learn about life at USW and student money, and take part in interactive activities related to your course.  For those who can't attend an on-campus event, we run online and on-demand events. There's plenty of ways to discover what USW is all about.

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