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Explore the career paths of other operating department practitioner graduates

Edge Hill’s operating department practitioners (ODP) degree programme covers key graduate attributes such as complex problem solving, critical thinking, communication and team working. These skills are recognised by employers both within the healthcare sector and more broadly.

As a result, graduates have achieved successful careers with a range of employers including NHS Trusts and private settings.

Faye Cody

My degree equipped me with skills in multiple specialities and the underpinning knowledge to work as a registered ODP.

Faye Cody

Operating Department Practice (ODP)

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Networking – all you need to know

Informational interviews: Getting the inside story

Watch this short video to find out how an informational interview can help you in your career or job search and then read how to secure one and what to ask.

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Research using the LinkedIn Alumni tool

The Alumni tool is a powerful way to find people to connect with.  This search has already been filtered for you to include those who studied at EHU between 2014 and 2023 and have “ODP” in their profile. You can also search their job titles and organisations they’re working with.  You can use this tool to grow your network by connecting with EHU alumni and by reaching out to them to get an insight in to their role or company.

LinkedIn Alumni tool