College of Human and Health Science - Swansea University

vHealthcare Science (Respiratory & Sleep Science) - Grado en Ciencias de la Salud (Respiratoria y Estudio del Sueño)

College of Human and Health Science - Swansea University
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  • Lugar:
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    3 Años
  • Condiciones:
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  • Idioma:
    El Curso se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    BSc (Hons) Healthcare Science (Respiratory & Sleep Science)
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    Respiratory Physiologists work with patients suspected or known to have disease of the respiratory system. The day-to-day work of a Respiratory Physiologist includes the use of a variety of specialist equipment to obtain diagnostic data about respiratory structures and their function, which they will use to produce clinical reports that will be used by the healthcare team to inform diagnosis and direct therapy. The Respiratory Physiologist also diagnoses and treats sleep-related breathing disorders in partnership with the medical team.


    Candidates need to demonstrate a strong educational profile.

    GCSE profiles need to include a minimum of 5 passes including Welsh/English Language, Mathematics and a Physical Science or Double Award Science at Grade A-C.

    Candidates also require a minimum of: BBB at A2 level. One of which must be in a science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics).

    Alternative entry requirements

    Access: Distinction and Merit profile against the rules of combination.


    Welsh baccalaureate: Pass and either BB at A2 level (at least one A2 in maths or physics) or DD at BTEC

    Irish Leaving Certificate: 360

    Additional requirements

    Any offer of a place will require:

    A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (previously CRB check).

    Occupational Health Check .

    Students who´s first language is not English may require an IELTS test minimum score of 7.0.


    Year 1 (Level 4)
    HE Level 4 Degree / HECert
    Compulsory Modules
    Module Name
    Professional Practice 1
    Anatomy and Physiology for Healthcare Science
    Pathophysiology for Healthcare Science
    Basics of Mathematics and Physics for Healthcare Science
    Introduction to Cardiovascular Science
    Respiratory and Sleep Physiology
    CVRS Patient Pathways and Work-Based Training
    Manual Handling 1
    Violence & Aggression Passport 1

    Year 2 (Level 5)
    HE Level 5 Degree / HEDip
    Compulsory Modules
    Module Name
    Professional Practice 2
    Research Methods and Statistics
    Instrumentation Signal Processing and Imaging
    Healthcare Science Work Based Placement 1
    Pathophysiology of Common Cardiovascular and Respiratory Conditions
    Respiratory and Sleep Physiology - Diagnostic Interventions
    Respiratory and Sleep Physiology - Physiology
    Manual Handling 2
    Violence & Aggression Passport 2

    Year 3 (Level 6)
    HE Level 6 Degree / Honours
    Compulsory Modules
    Module Name
    Professional Practice 3
    Healthcare Science Research Project
    Healthcare Science Work Based Placement 2
    Respiratory and Sleep Physiology - Sleep Diagnostics and Therapy
    Respiratory and Sleep Physiology - Blood Gases and Respiratory Failure
    Respiratory and Sleep Physiology - Challenge and Exercise Testing
    Manual Handling 3

    Salidas profesionales

    Students of BSc (Hons) Healthcare Science (Respiratory and Sleep Sciences) at Swansea University have excellent career prospects. As well as working within the NHS it is possible to work in research, education, management and in Her Majesty’s Forces, governmental departments and the private sector.

    Respiratory Physiology graduates will be qualified to apply for membership of the voluntary register held by the Registration Council for Clinical Physiology and will be able to enter the workplace as an independent practitioner.

    99% of healthcare science students from Swansea University are employed in graduate level jobs within six months of graduating.

    Almost all of the previous graduates of the healthcare sciences have gone on to work in their chosen profession in the NHS, mainly in Wales but also in England. These students typically commence work in Band 5 Practitioner roles. Significant proportions of our graduates now work in Band 6 and Band 7 (specialist) roles.

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