Employment and progression routes for health and social care students are numerous.

You could go on to work in childcare, teaching, nursing, midwifery, community work, counselling, occupational therapy, criminology, social work, palliative care, and care for the elderly, to name just a few.

We expect you to take part in regular work experience placements throughout your programme. This will make you more employable, put you ahead of the competition when applying to university and, ultimately, make for a better health and social care professional.

We work closely with the NHS in our local areas, as well as with the local authorities, care providers and day-care centres. This enables students to experience the full breadth of health and social care and begin to develop expertise in specialist areas.

On our social care programmes, students will be open to career opportunities with social care partners. For those students who join our clinical programmes with industry placements, there are guaranteed job opportunities with the following NHS Foundation Trust partners: Frimley Health, Oxford Health, Oxford University Hospitals and Royal Berkshire.

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Coming back to studying after a gap has been a confidence boost. It's been a brilliant experience just knowing that I can alter where my career path is going.”  Maya, Access to HE: Psychology

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