Middlesex University

Course Introduction

Overview

The role of the healthcare scientist sits at the forefront of the medical profession, making a vital difference to the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions. Clinical physiologists (neurophysiology) work with patients of all ages to diagnose, monitor and treat conditions that affect the brain, spinal cord, and even the body's smallest nerves.

Why study BSc Healthcare Science (Neurophysiology) at Middlesex University?

This course will provide you with the knowledge skills and practical experience to work as a professional healthcare scientist in neurophysiology. The role involves working closely with patients of all ages to investigate the function of the nervous system in order to diagnose and monitor neurological disorders, including epilepsy, strokes, dementia, nerve and muscle dysfunction and multiple sclerosis.

Our highly specialist neurophysiology degree is designed for aspiring physiologists to develop the knowledge, skills and practical experience to step, successfully, into a professional healthcare scientist role. Developed in response to the Department of Health's Modernising Scientific Careers programme (aimed at training expert NHS Healthcare Scientists), this course will enable you to provide the highest standard of patient-centred care.

Course highlights

The University's excellent relationships with local NHS Trusts ensure you have access to placements in some of London's most prestigious healthcare institutions

Our lecturers are experts in their field: active researchers and practitioners, they teach leading research from the frontline of clinical practice

You will have access to state-of-the-art laboratory facilities in our specialist science building and gain expert understanding of the latest scientific equipment

Our course is based on the latest Department of Health curriculum and has been accredited by Health Education England

As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Course Modules

Year 1:

Healthcare Science 1 (30 credits) - Compulsory

Healthcare Science 2 (15 credits) - Compulsory

Physiological Sciences 2 (30 credits) - Compulsory

Professional Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory

Year 2:

Clinical Neurophysiology (30 credits) - Compulsory

Medical Instrumentation and Imaging (15 credits) - Compulsory

Neurological Conditions (45 Credits) - Compulsory

Research Methods and Professional Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory

Year 3:

Applied Clinical Neurophysiology 1 (30 credits) - Compulsory

Applied Clinical Neurophysiology 2 (30 credits) - Compulsory

Dissertation (30 credits) - Compulsory

Professional Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory

Start Date:

10/2020

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £12,000 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • IELTS (Academic)7.0With a minimum of 6.5 in Writing and 6.0 in each other componentTOEFL (iBT)87.0With at least 21 in listening & writing, 22 in speaking and 23 in readingPTE Academic58.0With at least 51 in all components