Studying the (Hons) Healthcare Science (Respiratory and Sleep Physiology) programme at Swansea University, you will combine in-depth academic work with practical clinical and technological skills in a range of specialised healthcare settings.
Respiratory and Sleep Physiology is an exciting field that requires a high level of responsibility, accuracy, and problem-solving ability. As a respiratory and sleep physiologist, you will work with patients of all ages and disabilities, performing a wide range of diagnostic tests and developing treatment plans.
On graduation, you will be eligible to join the voluntary register with the Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists and enter the workplace as an independent practitioner.
Within the NHS, the starting salary for Respiratory and Sleep Physiologists is £24,214, rising to £43,772. There are also excellent prospects to work in research, education, management, Her Majesty’s Forces, governmental departments and the private sector.
Job prospects are excellent, with nearly 100% of Healthcare Sciences students going on to work in their chosen profession within six months of graduating (Destinations of Leavers Survey, 2018)
Accredited by The National School of Healthcare and Science, The Registration Council for Clinical Physiology, and The Association for Respiratory Technology and Physiology.
You can apply until:
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The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.
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The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.