STRUCTURED HEALTHCARE ELECTIVES Overseas

Choose the destination and the departments you’re interested in and we'll build a healthcare placement tailored to you. You’ll live in private catered accommodation, and get total support both before you travel and while you’re overseas. On a healthcare placement abroad, you can travel whenever you want for as long as you like.

BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE

 

We understand that the global situation is evolving every day. So now when you register for your overseas placement with Work the World, you can make unlimited changes to your travel dates, or your choice of destination.

 

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ELECTIVES

Supervised healthcare placements in diverse overseas hospital settings. You’ll see unfamiliar cases, inventive practices and techniques, and unique cultural attitudes towards delivering care. You choose where you want to go and which departments you want to get experience in. Our placements are suitable for students and professionals. 

Destinations

Trek through lush rainforests, paraglide over snowy mountain peaks, soak up the sun on white-sand beaches, or explore ancient Buddhist temples—whatever’s on your bucket list, you’ll find your dream destination here.

Latest Travel Information

Travel and service update - read the latest information here. 

Reviews

READ STORIES FROM STUDENTS WHO HAVE ALREADY TRAVELLED TO OUR PROGRAMMES.

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"On the infectious diseases ward the pattern of presentations was very different to the UK."

Alice Hanton, University of Leeds 2020 – Medical

"I gained a lot more confidence and independence in my practice and I am so grateful to have had this opportunity".

Chloe Pendlebury, Manchester Metropolitan University 2020 – Nursing

"Many people only sought orthodox healthcare as a last resort."

Jake Melvin, University of East Anglia 2020 – Physiotherapy

"It was inspiring to see how hard the staff in Zambia worked to provide care."

Courtnie-Rae Toms, City University London 2020 – Midwifery

"It was truly an amazing, yet emotional, experience – one that will be with me for life."

Rebekah Morris, Cardiff University 2020 – Physiotherapy

"I gained experience that I wouldn’t get anywhere else."

Danielle Broad, University of Birmingham 2020 – Nursing

AVAILABLE ELECTIVES ABROAD

We cater to a wide range of healthcare electives and placements for both students and professionals. If you're looking for something that isn’t listed above, please get in touch using the enquiry form at the bottom of this page. 

Who we are

The Elective Experts

Founded in 2005 – thousands of healthcare students travel with us every year.

50+ Hospital Partnerships

Partnerships with institutions all over the world, from university teaching hospitals to rural clinics.

4.8 out of 5

Independently rated 4.8 out of 5 by students worldwide.

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