St James’, Manchester

A small number of the programmes offered by the Faculty of Health and Social Care are delivered at St James’ in Manchester city centre.

Our BSc (Hons) Paramedic Practice degree is available based primarily at St James’, while aspiring operating department practitioners can apply to study BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice at either Edge Hill University or our central Manchester location.

St James’ provides an extensive modern clinical simulation suite, including a mock operating theatre, ambulance simulator and clinical skills stations. A 3D immersive simulation suite enables you to practice clinical scenarios in a realistic, supportive and safe environment. Additional facilities include an open plan library and IT resources.


Courses Available at St James’

Operating Department Practice

Paramedic Practice

Professional Development

Open Events

If you are interested in joining our degrees in Operating Department Practice or Paramedic Practice at St James’, our health and social care open events are for you.

These events provide a great opportunity for you and your family to visit our Manchester city centre location and find out more about training to be a qualified operating department practitioner or paramedic.

View the dates of upcoming open events at St James’


St James’ is located on Oxford Street, between Patisserie Valerie and the Fretwell Bennett hair salon, just a couple of minutes’ walk from Manchester Oxford Road train station. The postcode is M1 6EG.

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