Study an allied health profession

Are you ready to make a life-changing impact on the patients in your care?

We offer a unique inter-disciplinary learning environment. You can benefit from excellent skills and research laboratories, research-informed teaching, stimulating practice placements and teaching delivered by professionally registered academic staff.

Become a healthcare professional

At Plymouth learn to become a healthcare professional who makes a real difference to patients lives. Specialise in the areas you want, work flexibly both in the UK and abroad, and be part of a wider multidisciplinary team. You’ll embark on a rewarding career, and have the option to be employed in the NHS, private sector or both.

£5,000 bursary for nursing students
The Government is issuing health students at least £5,000 a year, which does not need to be paid back. A further £3,000 a year is available for eligible students.

Social work

Shaping the future of healthcare

Preparing you for a rewarding and exciting career

 Our state-of-the-art facilities and equipment help you maximise your potential and develop core skills, preparing you to be a future healthcare professional.
Simulated practice requires a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical skills, in order to keep our patients and service users safe. When learning skills, students need an understanding of why, when and how that action is best carried out, which is why we have invested in our clinical skills labs

Explore our health professions facilities

<p>Diagnostic radiography students using clinical skills facilities&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>

Diagnostic radiography students using our clinical skills facilities

You don't stop learning when you graduate 

Everyday is an opportunity to learn and grow as a paramedic. 

"When all of your training comes together, everything clicks and you get a great patient outcome…it’s amazing"

Jacob, BSc (Hons) Paramedic Practitioner student, is training to save lives and hopes to take to the skies as part of the Air Ambulance team.

Watch his story and discover his passion for paramedicine.

Research opportunities

Study for a PhD with the School of Health Professions and join a supportive community of healthcare professionals working to ensure our research breakthroughs lead to direct benefits for patients and communities.