University of West London

Course Introduction

The course includes clinical placements, which allow you to develop clinical skills and to relate theory and practice within a vocational context. Following successful completion of the course, students are eligible to apply for registration with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). Registration with the HCPC is a requirement in order to practice as an ODP in the UK.

Course Modules

Level 4: Basic Science; Basic Anatomy and Physiology; Patient Care Concepts of Operating Department Practice; Infection Control; Principles of Surgery; Principles of Anaesthetics; Level 5: Skills for Critical Appraisal; Exploring Leadership; Enhancing Practice in Anaesthetics; Enhancing Practice in Surgery; Enhancing Practice in Recovery; Option module.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time

Qualifications required:

  • Tariff 104-120
  • Interview
  • IELTS 5.5
  • International Baccalaureate
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • BTEC National Award
  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Higher
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • CRB check required
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • OCR Certificate for IT Professionals
  • OCR L3 Certificate in Mathematics for Engineers
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)
  • OCR Diploma for IT Professionals
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • Course specific