Allied Health Professions

Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) have an important role in treating, rehabilitating and improving the lives of patients. They work alongside other health and social care colleagues in a variety of settings including hospitals and patients' homes, in both the NHS, independent and voluntary sectors.

Choosing the right course

Course Award and durationCourse focus
Undergraduate
Occupational TherapyBSc (Hons) 3 yearsOccupational therapy involves enhancing the daily lives of people with a broad range of physical, mental health and social needs. As an occupational therapist you will work with people of all ages, to improve their wellbeing and quality of life.
Paramedic ScienceBSc (Hons) 3 yearsParamedics typically provide first response care for patients with various healthcare needs in out of hospital settings.
PhysiotherapyBSc (Hons) 3 yearsPhysiotherapists support people impacted by injury, illness or disability by helping to restore movement and function.
Postgraduate
Occupational Therapy Pre-registrationMSc 3 yearsThis degree leads to registration at a Master’s level for students with a first degree.
Physiotherapy Pre-RegistrationMSc 3 yearsThis degree leads to registration at a Master’s level for students with a first degree.

Student experience

Occupational Therapy: placement advice from students

Occupational Therapy: a day in the life

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