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Faculty of Health & Social Sciences

Our departments

Research Institutes and Centres

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Learn about the work and research that the National Centre for Post-Qualifying Social Work (NCPQSW) carries out.
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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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Continuing Professional Development

See what Continuing Professional Development (CPD) 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.

Stories from around the faculty

Clare Farrance

Clare Farrance

"The academics have been great about giving up their time to meet me, allowing me to share my research ideas and thinking."

Jennifer Flint

Jennifer Flint

"I've gained lots of practical experience during my course"

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The Beacon

Download the latest copy of our health and social care magazine, the Beacon (PDF 1.7mb).

Learning facilities

See how we support your learning with our range of excellent facilities and collaborative study spaces. 


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Why choose a career in health and social care?