Health and Clinical Sciences

Utilise modern facilities, industry-standard labs and SimMan and Simulation Mannequins. Make excellent industry contacts in hospital and community settings. Study an HCPC approved course. Equip yourself with a relevant, comprehensive degree employers crave in this competitive sector.

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Courses we offer

Our degrees are designed to suit your personal needs, and with this in mind we operate within a flexible framework, allowing you to select specific modules within our various programmes to suit your own interests. Take a look below to find the right course for you.

Undergraduate courses

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science
Full-time/Part-time

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science

Gain well-rounded knowledge in the scientific investigation of human health and disease. Learn how the human body functions and what happens when disease affects it. Develop a comprehensive understanding of biomedicine. Acquire specialist knowledge in microbiology, immunology, pathophysiology and clinical biochemistry. Gain real-world experience by undertaking a placement. Graduate and work in a wide range of roles, in the NHS and in clinical laboratories and drug companies.

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Full-time

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science with Integrated Foundation Year

This is a four-year version of BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science with an integrated foundation year. Gain well-rounded knowledge in the scientific investigation of human health and disease. Develop a comprehensive understanding of biomedicine. Acquire specialist knowledge in microbiology, immunology, pathophysiology and clinical biochemistry. Gain real-world experience by undertaking a placement. Graduate and work in a wide range of roles, in the NHS and in clinical laboratories and drug companies.

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BSc (Hons) Physiological Sciences
Full-time

BSc (Hons) Physiological Sciences

Understand how the human body functions in order to diagnose and treat abnormalities and disease. Gain an in-depth understanding of how cells, tissues, and organs work. Graduate fully-equipped to work as a researcher or scientist for employers including the NHS, medical research institutions, clinical laboratories, drug companies and molecular biology companies.

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Full-time

BSc (Hons) Physiological Sciences with Integrated Foundation Year

This is a four-year version of our BSc (Hons) Physiological Sciences course with an integrated foundation year. Understand how the human body functions in order to diagnose and treat abnormalities and disease. Gain an in-depth understanding of how cells, tissues, and organs work. Graduate fully-equipped to work as a researcher or scientist for employers including the NHS, medical research institutions, clinical laboratories, drug companies and molecular biology companies.

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Full-time/Part-time

BSc (Hons) Practice Development via Study Centres

Improve your current health care qualification. Study a course relevant to a wide range of health care roles. Widen your practical experience and theoretical understanding, as we prepare you for roles in health and community settings.

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Customised Awards Scheme
Full-time/Part-time

Customised Awards Scheme

Pick and choose the modules you want to study to build a tailor-made course. Available at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, this course allows you to gain a qualification that closely matches your particular needs.

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Postgraduate courses

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Full-time/Part-time

MPhil Master of Philosophy

Take your education to the next level. Choose the areas you want to study, and which questions you want to research. Take the initiative while we support you with advice, guidance and facilities.

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Medicine
Full-time/Part-time

PhD Doctor of Philosophy

Refine your own agenda and do what you find interesting every day. Develop mastery of research methods that are appropriate to your chosen field. Discover things that no-one else has ever discovered.

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Part-time

DProf Professional Doctorate

Study for a doctoral qualification based on your professional role. Reflect on contemporary issues in the workplace.

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Part-time

PhD by Existing Published or Creative Work

Take the fastest route to a PhD. Convert your previous research outputs into a qualification which will increase your employability and open up new opportunities. Progress your academic career and add credibility in applications for research funding.

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Part-time

Higher Doctorate

Take your academic career to the highest level. Make a very significant and sustained contribution to your subject. Gain an elite qualification that will mark you out as an outstanding contributor to your field.

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Customised Awards Scheme
Full-time/Part-time

Customised Awards Scheme

Pick and choose the modules you want to study to build a tailor-made course. Available at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, this course allows you to gain a qualification that closely matches your particular needs.

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First-class facilities and work-based placements

A degree in Health and Clinical Sciences is ideal if you have a genuine interest in a healthcare profession. You'll study a wide range of topics.

Here at Sunderland, you'll have the opportunity to apply to undertake work-based placements to gain practical experience and make you stand out in the graduate jobs market. We have a wide network of contacts built up over many years, giving you the opportunity to take on placements in a range of areas. 

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Purpose-built research facilities

You'll also get the chance to benefit from the University’s purpose-built research and teaching facilities at the Sciences Complex, City Campus, where you'll be based, which has recently undergone £7m of investment to bring you state-of-the-art facilities.

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