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School of Health and Social Work

Welcome to the School of Health and Social Work - a centre of excellence enjoying strong partnerships with Local Authorities, NHS Trusts and many private, voluntary and independent sector providers, keeping us at the cutting edge of health and social care. The School consists of two academic departments and an internationally-renowned research centre. We deliver innovative approaches to education and research across a diverse range of health and social care practices, positively impacting on our local, national and international communities.

Our students learn from our highly committed and supportive academic staff, whose expert teaching, together with a range of practical placements, can open the door to an incredibly rewarding career.

This is a fantastic place to start your career – either academic or professional. Our friendly, dynamic and enterprising culture underpins all of our activities which seek to deliver exceptional learning and teaching and opportunities for our students through innovative education, research and fantastic partnerships with a range of social work organisations. You will be joining a diverse department that champions ambition, recognises talent and powers potential.

Academic subject areas:

  • Nursing (Adult, children’s, mental health and learning disabilities)
  • Midwifery
  • Paramedic science
  • Physiotherapy
  • Diagnostic radiography
  • Radiotherapy and oncology
  • Social work
  • Centre for Research in Public Health and Community Care (CRIPACC)
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