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Train to provide high standards of care for people during the anaesthetic, surgery and recovery phases of surgical treatment. After graduation, you’ll be eligible to register as an Operating Department Practitioner with the Health and Care Professions Council.

Edge Hill University is home to some of the best facilities for health, social care and medicine students in the country. From mock operating theatres to our 3D immersive simulation suite. Our degree is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council to give you the practical experience and skills you need. Thanks to our fantastic network, you’ll spend half your time on placement at NHS trusts and private organisations.

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The Virtual Offer Holder Day is your chance to connect with someone who can answer your questions about operating department practice at Edge Hill University. No question is too big or small. Whether you want to find out about your module options or discuss your future at Edge Hill.


Operating department practice is part of Edge Hill University’s Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine.

The contemporary teaching and learning resources include leading edge clinical skills facilities, an 860-seat lecture theatre, and a variety of teaching rooms and social learning spaces. An additional clinical skills suite is available at St James’ in Manchester for students who choose to study there, complemented by teaching rooms, an open plan library and IT facilities.

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Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre
Faculty of Heath, Social Care and Medicine

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Got any questions about studying operating department practice at Edge Hill? Want to know more about student life? Or just want to chat about Edge Hill in general? 

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Immerse yourself in our campus with the virtual tour. Explore the buildings from your own home. Get a feel for our learning, living, and leisure spaces and roam the halls of our iconic buildings.

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