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School of Health & Community Studies

Making a difference to the health and wellbeing of communities and individuals

If you’re passionate about helping people to maintain the best possible health and quality of life, or fighting inequality and protecting the vulnerable, then the School of Health and Community Studies is for you.

All of our research and teaching contributes to this commitment. Many of our undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses are professional body accredited and supported by the latest academic thinking from our research.

All of our academics have worked in health, public health or social care, and many still maintain their professional practice to ensure that we maintain a strong link between our teaching and the demands of the professional workplace. We bring this professionalism to the way in which we support our students through their learning.

Our courses could lead you to a challenging and rewarding career in healthcare, social work, children’s services, family support, local mental health services, community development and much more.

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of our Childhood Development and Playwork graduates are in work and/or further study 6 months after graduation

Source: Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2016/17

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of BA (Hons) Youth Work and Community Development (JNC) students were satisfied with their course

Source: National Student Survey 2020

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of BA (Hons) Childhood Development and Playwork students were satisfied with their course

Source: National Student Survey 2020

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of our Adult Nursing graduates are in work and/or further study 6 months after graduation

Source: Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2016/17

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of our Mental Health Nursing graduates are in work and/or further study 6 months after graduation

Source: Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2016/17

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of BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing students were satisfied with their course

Source: National Student Survey 2020

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Our Research

We undertake groundbreaking studies which often influence decision-makers and policy writers working at the highest levels of government and health organisations.

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Health and Social Care Practice Learning Team

We manage professional placements and voluntary opportunities across a wide range of health and social care  organisations and industries to meet professional and regulatory body requirements. Research shows that graduates with work based learning experience are more likely to secure a graduate job.

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For Business

We offer a number of professional services for business. Whether you’re looking for collaboration on a project or are in need of expert consultancy we can more than meet your needs. We provide:

  • Consultancy
  • Contract research (including service evaluation)
  • Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
  • Access to modern facilities
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