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Operating department practice courses

Operating department practice courses

Qualify for a rewarding career in healthcare on our operating department practice degree courses. You’ll train to work in operating theatres preparing and assisting during surgical procedures and medical interventions, and providing recovery care for patients following treatment. 

Our BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice degree will qualify you to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council, to begin a career as a operating department practitioner. And because the Department of Allied Health Professionals is one of the biggest of its kind in the UK, you'll get significant experience of cross-discipline working practices, preparing you for fast-paced work in multi-professional healthcare teams.

Our courses have been expertly developed over the years alongside clinicians, education specialists, commissioners and service users to provide you with the support and skills you need to register as a qualified health and social care professional.

If you're interested in completing a research degree in this area, you can find out about the PhD and MPhil courses we offer in health and social care.

A student working in an operating theatre