NHS Scientist Training Programme

NHS Scientist Training Program-01

Are you currently considering or at University and wanting to work within the NHS? The Scientist Training Programme (STP) may be for you if you are a science or engineering graduate.

Throughout the 3 year course, you will be able to train while you work in a senior healthcare science role including:

  • Clinical Bioinformatics
  • Life Sciences
  • Physical Science
  • Biomechanical engineering
  • Physiological Science

The programme

You are employed on a fixed-term contract and are paid during your training; this will all count towards the approved and accredited master degree in your chosen area of work.

Entry requirements

  • 2:1 honours degree ( or relevant postgraduate qualification if you have a 2:2 degree) in a pure/applied science or engineering subject
  • Applicants will include those successfully graduating from the NHS practitioner training programme.
  • Research experience

Recruitment for 2017

The NHS STP is administered by the National School for Healthcare Science, visiting their website will include the following:

  • Details of the programme
  • Information about the different specialism
  • Application process
  • Interview process
  • Case studies
  • FAQs
  • Important documents

Closing date

Applications for in-service candidate close at 5pm on Monday 13th March 2017.

References:

https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/i-am/considering-or-university/not-studying-health-related-degree/nhs-scientist-training-programme