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School of Health and Social Care

Help shape our culture of care and make a difference to people’s lives while you study. We are passionate about supporting you to become the healthcare professional of the future.

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What we can offer you

Our health and social care students have access to the latest equipment, facilities and placements to bring learning to life and make confident practicing professionals.

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Taught by experts

We regularly host guest lecturers, who draw on their professional expertise to give you an insight into what it’s really like on the frontline of care.

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Cutting-edge facilities

Our students get hands-on practice using professional simulation facilities in real healthcare settings. 

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Every year our students complete work placements and internships in hospitals, mental health organisations, care homes and homeless charities.

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Culture of Care

Our team of experienced lecturers and staff will support you to care for yourself so you’ll be more resilient and efficient when caring for others.

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Health and Social Care Facilities


Our brand new nursing facilities within a versatile clinical room allow you to learn the techniques and knowledge required to be a successful nurse in the 21st century.

Paramedic Science

Use Lifecast body simulation manikins to practice patient treatment, access our simulation ambulance and use the iSimulate Realiti defibrillator and ECG simulation systems.

Social Work

Practice your approach to challenging situations, with mock environments and professional actors in. Scenarios are set up in imitation prison cells, court rooms, houses and hospitals.


Practice techniques in treatment rooms, rehabilitation space, a hospital ward, multiple laboratories, a strength and conditioning suite, a fitness suite and a simulated ‘home’ environment.

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