The 冰球突破官网 is a thriving university for the 21st Century, with one of the best records in the country of sustained graduate employment 和 a reputation for quality, 平等和同情. 

The University was awarded the largest allocation of additional health-related student places in the UK in 2020, putting it in a strong position to add to its substantial 和 proven experience over the past two decades in training high-quality, effective 和 compassionate health professionals in nursing, 助产术, 物理治疗, 职业治疗和辅助医学.

A third of the University’s students are currently studying courses allied to health. 今年, it celebrates 25 years of delivering nursing 和 助产术 education 和 is now considered to be one of the best training centres in the country for these professions.

学生 on university Nursing degree using stethoscope

In 2014, Worcester became the first university in the UK to introduce a postgraduate MSc Physician Associate (PA) course: a two-year intensive clinical programme to train clinical practitioners in the medical model to work alongside doctors, meeting the needs of a rapidly changing healthcare environment.

The first cohort of PA students graduated in 2016 with a 100 per cent employment rate. This innovative programme provided local Trusts with a much needed resource, successfully reducing pressure on services 和 improving patient flow, while creating opportunities for a more diverse body of students.

“我认为冰球突破有机会, 和冰球突破官网一样, with its large strengths in health professional education, to do something a little different with our medical school: very much more integrated with the NHS 和 the people who currently work in the NHS.”

Professor of Medical Education 和 Development Dean of the 三县医学院


  • Ranked in the top 3 in the UK for Quality Education 和 Number 1 in the UK for Gender Equality in the Times Higher Education’s University Impact Rankings 2019, 2020年和2021年.
  • Three times finalist for University of the Year in the Times Higher Education annual awards, 包括2020年.
  • Finalist for University of the Year in the 2019 和 2020 UK Social Mobility Awards.
  • 入围的六倍, 包括2020年, as Nurse Education Provider of the Year in the Student Nursing Times Awards.
  • Winner of the Guardian University Award for Internationalisation in 2019, 和 shortlisted for the Widening Access 和 Outreach Awards in 2019 和 2020.
  • Ranked among the top 20 universities in the UK for Student Experience in the Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022 (published in September 2021).
  • Named 可持续性 Institution of the Year in the Green Gown Awards 2019.

Among the top 10 universities in the country for sustained employment of graduates, 根据政府发布的数据. Ranked among the top 10 universities in the country which best reflect society in a 2018 report from the Higher Education Policy Institute. Winner of the Outst和ing Contribution to the Local Community award (2019), “对平等做出突出贡献”的获得者, 多样性和包容性奖(2020年), 和 shortlisted for Widening Participation or Outreach Initiative of the Year (2020) in the Times Higher Education Awards.