University of Huddersfield International Study Centre

Pathways to a career in health

An international student in a laboratory at the University of Huddersfield

Students looking to begin a career in the healthcare or sports science sectors can start their journey at the University of Huddersfield International Study Centre. Alongside its popular Computing, Engineering & Science pathway, the International Study Centre is launching a pathway in Social Sciences & Health from September 2018.

The addition of the new programme creates progression opportunities to a possible 14 health-related degrees at the University of Huddersfield, in areas such as Podiatry, Physiotherapy, Biomedicine, Pharmacy and Sports Science. 

Benefits of the programme

Studying a health degree at the University of Huddersfield provides students with professional accreditation, allowing you to graduate as a qualified medical professional. The degrees also typically include work placements, so you can benefit from real clinical practice in local hospitals as part of your studies.

Back on campus, you will also have access to the University’s sports and fitness facilities, as well as specialist facilities in your field of study. At the University, you can find a biomechanics laboratory, formulation lab for making and testing medicines, physiology labs and practical rooms for physiotherapy.

Progression opportunities

After studying either a pathway in Computing, Science & Engineering or Health & Social Sciences, you can progress to 14 degrees, including:

  • Biomedicine
  • Medical Biochemistry   
  • Medical Biology           
  • Medical Genetics
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry         
  • Pharmacology              
  • Pharmacy                    
  • Podiatry
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Exercise Science
  • Sports Exercise and Nutrition
  • Sports Science

To find out more about studying a degree in a health subject at the University of Huddersfield, visit our programme page to discover which pathway is right for you.