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Health Degree Courses in London

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If you are passionate, caring and want to support your community, the University of Cumbria's health courses may be for you. Join us at the London campus to develop the skills you need to become a healthcare professional.

Whether you’re leaving college or looking to gain further qualifications, our East London campus offers a multitude of public health courses, with a three-year undergraduate health and social care degree and one-year top-up degree. For anyone already working in healthcare, our CPD and online courses in London help you seize the opportunity to become the best you can be. 

While studying at the University of Cumbria, you will be taught by expert tutors who have years of practical, real-world experience. Your health course will include content that is relevant to the world of work, emphasising problem-solving and the interaction of theory and practice. What you do here will turn you into a community maker, capable of changing people's lives for the better. 

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Why Choose the University of Cumbria in London

We provide an intimate study space for learners while providing a diverse, interactive and personalised learning experience.

Situated in the historic London Docklands area, our campus is just six-minute walk away from Westferry DLR Station – making it easily accessible wherever you are in London.

At our London campus, you’ll find a tight-knit community of like-minded students in the borough of Tower Hamlets.

8th in the world for Quality Education according to the Times Impact Rankings.

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Why Choose the University of Cumbria in London

Your Studies

Welcome to the Institute of Health. With local placement opportunities available you can make a difference in the world by changing lives, connecting with people, and building communities with real-life work experience. Start your journey to becoming a 'Community Maker' with us at the University of Cumbria in London.

BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care

BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care

If you want to support, care for and nurture people in your community, start your path to a career in health and social care.

Our undergraduate degree will give you the skills and knowledge you need to become a healthcare professional. In your three years with us, you’ll study modules such as Values and Principles of Health and Social Care, Psychology for Health and Social Care, and Leadership and Change.

After successfully completing your undergraduate health degree, you may apply for roles in a variety of organisations within the private, charity, and public sector (NHS).

Become a business owner within health and social care, or continue your studies at postgraduate level. The possibilities are endless. 

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BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care (Practice Development) Top-Up

BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care (Practice Development) Top-Up

Have experience in Health and Social Care? Our Health and Social Care (Practice Development) programme is a level six, one-year course that complements the experience you already have.

If you already have a diploma, HND, or foundation degree, this CPD course in London will give you the boost you need. You’ll study modules taught by experts in health, such as Collaborative Working, Safeguarding Across the Lifespan, and Managing Self.

On completion of this course, you’ll be a successful university graduate and in a prime position to continue onto postgraduate study or work in health care settings across London and the UK. 

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Independent Prescribing for Pharmacists and Non-medical Prescribing

Independent Prescribing for Pharmacists and Non-medical Prescribing

At the London campus, we offer multi-professional part-time courses which prepare pharmacists for a role as an Independent Pharmacist Prescriber.

Prescribing by pharmacists has evolved to offer better access to medicines and to optimise the skills and expertise of pharmacists in the provision of care. This is an exciting programme of study which, on successful completion, allows students to have their qualification recorded by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and to practice as an Independent Pharmacist Prescriber.

Seize the opportunity to develop and become the best you can be. 

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Online Courses

Whether you are based in London or afar, you can access our range of online health programmes anywhere in the world. Become a member of the Insitute of Health when you apply to the University of Cumbria's online degrees, CPD courses, and modules from the comfort of your own home. Browse our full range of online health courses today.

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