Healthcare Science (Cardiac Physiology) (BSc (Hons))

Swansea University

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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

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About Healthcare Science (Cardiac Physiology) at Swansea University

Course Overview

NO TUITION FEES: UK and EU students are eligible to apply for an enhanced support package through NHS Wales Bursary arrangements.

EMPLOYABILITY: 100% of Healthcare Science graduates are employed in a professional or managerial job 6 months after graduating (Unistats 2016)

AVERAGE EARNINGS: Graduate starting salary of £24k on average (Unistats 2016)

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Minimum BBB at A2 level including biology. Minimum of five A-C grade GCSE passes including Welsh/English Language, Maths and a Physical Science or Double Award Science.

ACCREDITATION: Accredited by the NSHCS (National School of Healthcare and Science) on behalf of Health Education England, for the purpose of eligibility for registration as a Healthcare Science Practitioner on the AHCS (Academy for Healthcare and Science) voluntary register. Graduates are also eligible to join the voluntary register with the Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists and are able to enter the workplace as an independent practitioner.

Key features

Why take this course?

  • 50% of time at University, 50% in practice placements
  • 100% of Healthcare Science graduates are employed in a professional or managerial job 6 months after graduating (Unistats 2016)
  • Graduate starting salary of £24k on average (Unistats 2016)
  • We are ranked 22nd  in the UK for health professions in the Guardian Good University Guide 2017 
  • Our state- of-the- art facilities and clinical practice suite allow students to gain confidence and experience before moving on to their work placements.
  • Small student cohorts allow for a personal learning experience
  • Many academic staff are also professional healthcare scientists and still work in practice
  • Strong links with health boards with the nearest hospital next-door to the campus
  • There is varied access to further study in health or social care at postgraduate level upon completion 

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Course description

Cardiac Physiologists work with those suspected or known to have heart disease. This Cardiac Physiology degree is ideal for students who enjoy human biology and are interested in health and wellbeing. Students should want to work with patients in specialised healthcare environments, be comfortable with technological equipment and be good at problem-solving.

The University is the Welsh Government's preferred provider for Healthcare Science (cardiac physiology) professional pre-registration education in south west Wales.

The Cardiac Physiology degree will:

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Notes about fees for this course

Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2017/18 are as follows:

UK/EU International BSc (Hons) Full-time WEDS N/A

Fees for full time Undergraduate UK/EU students may be increased in subsequent years of study by an inflationary amount determined by Welsh Government.

Fees for full time Undergraduate International students will increase by 3% for each subsequent year of study.

You can find further information on fees and how to pay on our tuition fees page.

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.

Current students: You can find further information of your fee costs on our tuition fees page.

Entry requirements

Minimum BBB at A2 level including biology.  Minimum of five A-C grade GCSE passes including Welsh/English Language, Maths and a Physical Science or Double Award Science.  

ALTERNATIVE REQUIREMENTS:

Any offer of a place will also require:

Applicants should also familiarise themselves with the NHS Wales Values and Standards of Behaviour.

International Students

Unfortunately this course is currently unavailable to international students. Please click here to find out about other opportunities for International Students at Swansea

http://www.swansea.ac.uk/international/students/

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