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Faculty of Health & Social Sciences

Our departments

Research institutes and centres

Ageing & Dementia Research Centre

Ageing and Dementia Research Centre

Discover how we're contributing to research into dementia and providing support to community initiatives to help people live well with dementia.
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NCPQSW

Learn about the work and research that the National Centre for Post-Qualifying Social Work (NCPQSW) carries out.
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See more of our research

Find out about our other research centres and groups, and what work they're doing within the community and further afield.

Our courses

Postgraduate courses

Postgraduate courses

Read about our postgraduate courses within the fields of health and social sciences.

Postgraduate research

Postgraduate research

Find out about the various opportunities we offer to postgraduate researchers within the faculty.

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Health and social care CPD

See what Continuing Professional Development units we offer and find out how completing these could lead to a Master's qualification.

Our facilities

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Hospital wards

Find out about our patient ward where you can get used to working in a hospital ward setting and practise your skills.

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Community setting

Discover our community setting where you can gain experience of working in a home or community environment and practice relevant skills.

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Explore the other facilities we make use of within the faculty and find out how they can improve your learning experience.

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The Beacon

Download the latest copy of our health and social care magazine, the Beacon (pdf 767kb).

Athena SWAN

The Faculty of Health & Social Sciences is enhancing its commitment to equality by applying for a Departmental Silver Athena SWAN Award.

Fair Access Research

Find out more about the work the Faculty is exploring into issues of fair access to higher education.

News

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Events

Open Day
Sep
13

Midwifery Open Day at Portsmouth campus

These afternoons are for those who are interested in Midwifery and expect to study at our branch campus in Portsmouth, experiencing placements in Portsmouth, Basingstoke/Winchester or the Isle of Wight.

Fair
Oct
18
- Oct
19

BU Annual Careers Fair

The event is open to all BU students and recent graduates seeking information on graduate opportunities, industrial placements, vacation work schemes and alternative options. 

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