Which University is right for you?
05 Dec 20
“At the University of Bolton, we take great pride in providing a quality, supportive learning environment for our students.”
Professor George E Holmes DL | President & Vice Chancellor
“...tutors are very supportive and you’re not just a student ID number, at this university you are an individual with a name.”
Ellisse Vernon | BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
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Do you want to advance your clinical skills, enter advanced practice or commence a career in the medical field? You could study advanced clinical practice, train as a physician associate or simply advance elements of your current practice. The dynamic and exciting courses offered by the University of Bolton’s Faculty of Health and Wellbeing are the perfect gateway to advance your clinical skills and knowledge. Our innovative master’s programmes will allow you to progress your career in healthcare. Our continuing professional development (CPD) modules provide a flexible option for healthcare professionals who wish to enhance practice delivery and, at the same time, look for career progression.
Our university has been ranked number one for student satisfaction in Greater Manchester by the Complete University Guide 2020 for the third year in a row, and we are committed to providing a positive university experience. We are also ranked in the top five for teaching quality in the UK for the second year running by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020. Whether you come with non-traditional qualifications or experience or are returning to academic studies, our teaching staff and resources are student-centred and designed to suit everyone. Our small class sizes ensure that you get valuable one-to-one time with our passionate lecturers.
As a student on one of our clinical and biomedical sciences courses, you will be taught in our £31 million Bolton One facility, where you will have the opportunity to learn, develop, and safely apply your advanced clinical knowledge and skills in one of our state-of-the-art Clinical Simulation Suites utilising our high-tech, computerised mannequins and simulated patients.
Our experienced lecturers who have a wealth of clinical experience will support you to gain advanced clinical knowledge, skills, and develop your confidence in the practical application of this before you enter clinical practice.
Our comprehensive courses can help you gain advanced clinical and diagnostic skills that are highly coveted and advantageous when taking on senior clinical health care roles.
Some of the possible career developments include (please note that some roles may require additional qualifications and/or work experience for entry):
Advanced practitioner in primary and secondary care
Physician associate in primary and secondary care
Continuing professional development in your chosen field
Lecturing and teaching in clinical practice and higher education
Advanced research skills
Broaden the professional scope of practice for paramedics, nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and radiographers.
If you have any more questions about studying at the University of Bolton, our award-winning student services team is here to put your mind at ease about any queries related to accommodation, finance, funding, health and wellbeing, disability support, or anything else you may need.