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Additional information for healthcare students

As a new healthcare student, there are additional steps for you to take, as well as information specific to your chosen area.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks

How to obtain a Enhanced Criminal Record Check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Funding for healthcare students

Fees and funding information for healthcare students.

New HCARE students

Guidance for new healthcare students

Information for new healthcare students to help you feel fully prepared to start your studies with us.

Physiotherapy student learning to apply techniques to a patient.

Fitness to practise

Make sure you have the the skills, knowledge and character to carry out your profession safely and effectively.

Female physiotherapy student working on foot while lecturer oversees

Occupational health

As your health and well-being is vital to your future career, there are certain tasks to be completed before you can go on clinical placement.

Male nursing student in purple tunic


All overseas, EU and Channel Island students, together with self-supporting students and those students funded by their Local Education Authority, are responsible for full payment of all clinical uniform for the duration of the programme.

Admissions Team