Public and Allied Health

Take advantage of the facilities in the new Living Lab, including a mock ward, patient diagnostic suite, OSCE suite, dispensing pharmacy and patient home setting. Undertake a range of practice placements to gain real-life experience which will increase your employability. Gain a nationally and internationally-recognised qualification.

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Courses we offer

Equip yourself with the skills and knowledge to work at an advanced level in line with current health legislation and policy. Change lives by learning how to reduce the causes of ill-health and improving people’s health and wellbeing. 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

Postgraduate courses

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Thrive in world-class facilities

Benefit from the University’s purpose-built research and teaching facilities at the Sciences Complex, which has benefited from a multimillion pound investment over the last five years. With the Living Lab you have a chance to experience scenarios in simulated environments while an adjacent task trainer room which can be used flexibly and can aid with the development of clinical and non-technical skills.

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Career options

You will undertake a range of professional practice and work-based placements throughout the North East to gain real-life experience and apply your learning to real-life situations, which will enhance your employability. The contacts made during placements can also be valuable when seeking employment in the sector. 

Potential roles include physiotherapist, occupational therapist, paramedic in a variety of settings, working within local authorities and non-statutory sectors.

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