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Health, nursing, midwifery and social work

Studying Health, Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work at Herts will enable you to pursue a career with purpose, making a difference to people's lives and communities.

Gain the professional qualification you need to launch your career or enhance your employability. Join many of our graduates who have gone on to assume leadership roles in health and social care.

With courses delivered by expert academics who have years of experience, as well as access to specialist facilities on campus, you will develop the expertise, professional judgment and critical thinking skills needed to provide outstanding patient care.

Studying on campus, you will enjoy an immersive learning experience through our specialist facilities that include clinical skills laboratories, simulation hospital ward and teaching using digital technology, creating virtual environments and situations.

Be inspired by senior clinical practitioners and gain wide-ranging experiences through our placement programmes and strong partnership agreements. These learning experiences will continue once qualified thanks to a wide range of continuing professional development courses available to graduates. You will get the opportunity to work with many local NHS Trusts to further develop your knowledge and expertise.

Why choose Herts?

6th in the UK Icon

6th in the UK

for social work (Guardian University Guide, 2023)

UK-leading research Icon

UK-leading research

Top 25% of UK universities for allied health, nursing, dentistry and pharmacy research impact (Research Excellence Framework, 2021)