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Operating Department Practice BSc (Hons)

Bournemouth University

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Course info

UCAS CODE B991
Operating Department Practitioners (ODPs) are an instrumentally vital part of the perioperative team and are responsible for delivering safe, high-quality care to surgical patients during anaesthesia, surgery and post anaesthesia (recovery).Taught by actively practising lecturers, in state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to put your learning into practice – working in clinical settings supervised by registered healthcare professionals during multiple work placements ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
48th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
86th

Start date and duration

Start date
20-SEP-21
Full Time
3 Years

Others in Subjects Allied To Medicine

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 82 = 18% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Others in Subjects Allied To Medicine graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Others in Subjects Allied To Medicine graduate salary
£22,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
Scottish Higher
Details

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Others in Subjects Allied To Medicine

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Biology
50%
Psychology
37%
Physical Education
35%
Sociology
11%
Geography
10%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£15,000 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£15,000 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Very well organised course, with good supportive lecturers. Support available and easy to access. Good city,...
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22 Feb 15

Operating Department Practice BSc (Hons)

Well structured course. Student union helpful and allow you to get involved in activities when it suits you. Atmosphere...

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Bournemouth University
CompUniGuide ranking
86th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
Based by the sea in south-west England, Bournemouth University (BU) focuses on producing future-ready graduates, with every student able to take a work placement as part of their course. The University has four academic faculties: Health & Social Sciences Management Media & Communication Science & Technology A Bournemouth University degree means practical, real-world experience that complements student’s education and prepares them for a truly global career. Visit their student blog to hear from their students and how they found their degree of difference. Our student reviewers have been positive about their time at Bournemouth University; with many saying they’ve enjoyed their course and the university experience as a whole. Bournemouth University students on Whatuni say: “Been here for four years, loved every minute of it.

Where you'll study

Bournemouth University

Talbot Campus Fern Barrow Poole
BH12 5BB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Branksome  0.9 miles away

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