At St George's we offer a broad range of learning environments which include traditional lecture-tutorials, small group working, interactive workshops, simulation and practical activities, student-led seminars and web-based delivery.

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Teaching methods include classroom-based learning, simulated practical exercises, case-based learning, individual and group working and practice placements. You will also benefit from the support of a personal tutor, peer-group learning and a range of web-based learning materials and online discussion forums. Teaching staff comprise of university-based lecturers, clinicians and experts in their field.

Practice placements are undertaken in a variety of health and social care environments, including acute NHS hospital trusts, community-based services, mental health services, social care and children’s services. The supervised, hands-on experience you get with clients on placement is the best way to consolidate your learning. Assessed, practice placement blocks take place in all years of study.

Students have previously undertaken placements at the following locations*:

Vauxhall City Farm
Randall Close Resource Centre - Leonard Cheshire
Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Enfield Community Services
Islington Community Rehabilitation Services
South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
St Georges University Hospitals NHS Trust
South West London & St George's Mental Health NHS Trust
West London Mental Health NHS Trust
Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust
Southend University Hospital NHS Trust

 *This is a selection of locations students have previously undertaken placements. This is subject to change.


Last Updated: Thursday, 28 February 2019 15:53