Health Professions graduate destinations


of our Health Professions graduates are in work or further study after 15 months*

*The structure and coverage of this survey are determined by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) employment indicator 2020/21, published in March 2023.

Great graduate careers

Our Diagnostic Radiography, Optometry, Paramedic Science, Radiotherapy and Oncology programmes are vocational courses that lead to professional qualifications. Our graduates go onto to find work in their chosen professional, or a closely associated field of work.

Top graduate employers

Graduates work for a range of NHS Trusts, and in private healthcare. These employer partners also help shape our courses and provide placements and work experience. Leading employers include:

  • Alliance Medical
  • Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Trusts
  • South Western Ambulance Service NHS Trust
  • University Hospitals Bristol NHS Trust

Further study

Find out about further study opportunities at UWE Bristol.

View our Health Professions courses

Please note: The Department of Allied Health Professions is now part of the School of Health and Social Wellbeing.

See more information about UWE Bristol's excellent university rankings and reputation.

Career support throughout your degree

Experience is vital in the Diagnostic Radiography, Optometry, Paramedic Science, Radiotherapy and Oncology sectors, so work placements and workplace experience are integral to all our courses. You will receive support from your tutors, as well as our careers service, and sector-specific advice is available. There are also opportunities to hear from UWE Alumni, employer partners, and attend workshops to learn more about your chosen profession.

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