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Health & Social Care

When you study to become a healthcare professional, you commit to making a lasting difference to people’s lives – and we’re committed to offering the best environment for you to flourish in your studies.

Health & Social Care courses

Why study Health & Care at BU?

  • Dedicated £48M building: Be among the first students to benefit from the brand new £48 million Bournemouth Gateway Building, the new home of the Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
  • Clinical and community simulation suites: Learn in practice simulation suites that mirror both clinical and community workplace settings and provide a safe environment for you to practise your skills before heading out on placement
  • NHS Placements: Develop your skills via BU’s network of integrated placements in NHS Trusts and community settings across the south
  • Professional accreditations: Relevant courses benefit from professional accreditations from bodies such as the Nursing & Midwifery Council, the College of Paramedics, the Association for Nutrition, the Society of Sports Therapists, the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, and the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT)
  • Life-changing research: Study in an environment that generates life-changing research across health and social care – from improving nurse retention and tackling financial scams, to managing the effects of multiple sclerosis and improving nutritional care for people with dementia

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