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The ethos of the School of Life & Health Sciences is to produce graduates who can make a real difference to communities. 

All courses in the School include integrated work experience, enhancing your career prospects and enabling you to apply your skills in a highly relevant environment. And having recently invested in our labs and other facilities, there's never been a better time to choose Aston.

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Teaching conducted by research experts

The School has been ranked 5th in UK for Allied Health Professions in the Research Excellence Framework 2014. Our belief is that research should always be practical, relevant and feedback into your education. By always focusing on the latest and most impactful research, we produce fresh and industry informed curricula that prepare you for the jobs market.

This programme is aimed at non-UK applicants seeking to obtain a pre-registered academic qualification and training to be an audiologist
These programmes provides you with the theoretical, practical knowledge and skills needed for a career in biomedical engineering; bridging the gap between health, medicine and engineering.
One of the most exciting and rapidly developing of the Life and Medical Sciences. You will receive broad training in the understanding of the brain and nervous system at multiple scales from the microscopic to the whole organism in both health and disease
  • BSc in Optometry/MOptom 
    Our Optometry course is highly ranked for student satisfaction. It provides you with the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills needed to become a qualified optometrist. We also offer our students the opportunity to continue with further study if they wish, leading to the MOptom qualification.

  • Graduate Diploma in Optometry
    This programme is designed for Optometry graduates who do not achieve the grades required for automatic progression onto the UK pre-registration period. It can also be taken by practitioners whose certificate of clinical competence has expired.
         One of the best routes to a career in Pharmacy with 99% of students finding graduate level work within six months of graduating.
  • BSc in Psychology
    This is a broad degree with an emphasis on human behaviour. The degree programme integrates theoretical psychology, techniques of psychological investigation and the major areas of applied psychology.  Available with or without an intergrated placement year.

  • BSc Psychology & Business (Joint Honours)
    This course looks at the practical applications of psychology and business, and the links between theory and practice. 
  • BSc Psychology & Sociology (Joint Honours)
    This course is designed to develop your sociological analysis and research skills and gain a thorough grounding in the principles and research methods of psychology. 

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If you have any queries about Undergraduate courses within the School of Life & Health Sciences, get in touch.

LHS Admissions 

email: lhsadmissions@aston.ac.uk
tel: +44 (0) 121 204 3000 


If you would like to provide feedback about the department please contact Dr Liz Moores Associate Dean for Taught Programmes.
email: e.j.moores@aston.ac.uk

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