We have the following prizes which are awarded by the Boards of Examiners at the end of the academic year to School of Health Sciences students:
Awarded to students on the MSc Occupational Therapy and MSc Physiotherapy courses for the highest mark for the final year dissertation.
Best Overall Academic Performance (Pre-Registration)
An annual prize of £100 awarded for the best overall academic performance in the following listed courses:
- Dip HE in Operating Department Practice
- Dip HE Paramedic Science HSC School Prize
- BSc Hons Midwifery
- BSc Hons Nursing Adult
- BSc Hons Nursing Child
- BSc Hons Nursing Learning Disabilities
- BSc Hons Nursing Mental Health
- BSc Hons Occupational Therapy
- BSc Hons Paramedic Science
- BSc Hons Physiotherapy
- BSc Hons Speech and Language Therapy
- Degree Apprenticeship in Adult Nursing
- Degree Apprenticeship in Occupational Therapy
- Foundation Degree in Health Studies (Nursing Associate Apprenticeship).
Best Overall Academic Performance (Masters Pre-registration)
An annual prize of £100 shall be awarded for the best overall academic performance of the following courses:
- MSc Adult Nursing (pre-registration)
- MSc Mental Health Nursing (pre-registration).
Best Overall Academic Performance (Post-Registration)
An annual prize of £100 awarded for the Best Overall Academic Performance according to the final mark in all modules, in the following Post-Registration courses:
- BSc Hons Nursing Practice
- BSc Hons Acute Critical and Emergency Care
- BSc Hons Enhanced Professional Practice
If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit for a particular prize, the prize shall not be awarded. If two candidates for a prize are judged to be of equal merit, that prize may be divided.
Best Overall Academic Performance (Postgraduate Taught)
An annual prize of £100 awarded for the Best Overall Academic Performance in the following listed courses:
- MSc Advanced Practitioner
- MSc in Advanced Professional Practice.
The Natalie Briston Prize – Pre-registration BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy
This Dissertation Prize is awarded to a student on the BSc Occupational Therapy course for the highest mark for the final year dissertation.
- There shall be one Prize awarded annually by the School of Health Sciences
- The Dissertation Prize shall be awarded to the student on the BSc Occupational Therapy course who receives the highest mark for their final year dissertation.
- The value of the Prize shall be £50 and will be given either as cash or as vouchers.
- The Prize shall be awarded by the BSc (Pre-reg) Exam Board on the recommendation of the BSc Occupational Therapy course director, in consultationwith the research module co-ordinator.
- If more than two candidates are judged to be of equal merit, the Prize may be divided.