What are the STP specialisms?

The specialisms available through the programme change each year based on demand from NHS departments.


You will need to check whether the subject you are interested in has posts available to apply to, as not all specialisms are recruited to each year.

  • Andrology
  • Applied Epidemiology
  • Audiology
  • Bioinformatics Genomics
  • Cancer Genomics
  • Cardiac Science
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Clinical Engineering
  • Clinical Immunology
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Clinical Pharmaceutical Science
  • Clinical Scientific Computing (Physical Sciences)
  • Critical Care Science
  • Embryology
  • Gastrointestinal Physiology
  • Genomics (formerly Genetics)
  • Genomic Counselling (formerly Genetic Counselling)
  • Haematology and Transfusion Science
  • Health Informatics
  • Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
  • Histopathology
  • Imaging with Ionising Radiation
  • Imaging Non Ionising Radiation
  • Medical Physics
  • Neurophysiology
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Ophthalmic and Vision Sciences
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Radiation Safety and Diagnostic Radiology
  • Radiotherapy Physics
  • Reconstructive Science
  • Respiratory and Sleep Sciences
  • Urodynamic Science
  • Vascular Science

Specialisms in the glossary

You can find a description of these specialisms in our glossary.


Last updated on 28th September 2021