The Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care provides a wide portfolio of undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses across a range of academic disciplines including; Nursing, Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Social Work, Psychology and Social Care.
Our innovative, vibrant programmes reflect new and emerging research and ideologies in addition to providing the multi-professional academic theory required to prepare our students for their future professional lives.
Based in our new £139 million state of the art Birley Building, our students are part of a thriving, collaborative academic community, providing a diverse and inclusive learning environment, which encourages discussion, shared learning and enhances the student experience.
The aim of the faculty is to enable our students; to develop their knowledge and skills base; to become competent practitioners; to be highly employable and to realise their ambitions. A key feature of our philosophy is in recognising the value of learning in practice settings and not just to teach our students, but to create professionals capable of achieving successful careers in professional practice.
Our staff are highly motivated and committed to providing high quality teaching and relevant course programmes that mirror the requirements and capabilities of professional practice. All are actively engaged in research, which feeds into their teaching and ensures that our programmes are real, relevant and up to date with professional standards.