Are you interested in becoming a health sciences professional? Well if you want to study and research human health and wish to apply that knowledge to improve health, then it could be the route for you.
A world of opportunity
The health sciences are a field with high rates of employability. Nursing, in particular, sees over 94% of students in work within six months of their course ending. Health sciences is a field in which you can make a real difference to people’s lives, every day.
A good health sciences degree will provide plenty of practical study and hands-on experience. You should spend lots of time with patients in both hospital settings and in the community.
Students who choose to study health science in UK universities open up for themselves a world of possibilities within the field. It is a wide-reaching subject that encompasses specialisms ranging from Clinical Nursing and Mental Health Nursing to Occupational Health, Health Informatics and Pharmacology, among many others.
Getting your degree
If you wish to begin studying a Bachelor’s degree then you may want to consider a BSc in Nursing. As well as the specialisms mentioned above, you could also focus on nursing Children and Young People or on Learning Disabilities Nursing. The BSc route could be good for you if you do not already have a degree in a related field and wish to build a strong knowledge base before proceeding to study at Masters level, or before heading out into the world of work.
Taking it further
If you do already have a degree in a related field or equivalent experience, then you may choose to continue your study with an MSc in Nursing or an MSc in Health and Social Care. A masters-level qualification will allow you to specialise in a very specific area of health sciences and enable you to become an expert in your field. You will become eligible to apply for more well-paying roles in the industry and to spend your time working on the area of health science that most interests you.
Please take your time choosing the best course for your future goals. We will be happy to assist you every step of the way on your path to success.