About Us

Our School brings together the departments of Life Sciences, Psychology, Social Work and Allied Health Sciences and Nursing and Community Health. Inter-departmental collaboration allows the School to offer an unparalleled range of teaching programmes and flexible delivery options, research, bespoke training and consultancy services across the health, social care and life sciences sectors.

The School has more than 280 academics including Professors, Readers, Postdoctoral Research Fellows, and Research Assistants. We received an outstanding 93% student satisfaction in the most recent National Student Survey. We have over 4000 students from all over the world including the UK, Canada, Myanmar, Indonesia, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Bangladesh. They are a highly valued and integral part of our academic community.

We are committed to innovative, engaging and inter-professional education for all of our students. This is underpinned by our world-class facilities and cutting edge research. The success of our methodology is demonstrated by our outstanding National Student Survey results.

Research Excellence

Excellence in teaching and research, top academics, supportive and stimulating learning environment in a wide range of areas – from Food Biosciences to Nursing.

Our Research

In REF 2014, we ranked in the top 20 in the UK for health research at world-leading and internationally excellent standards. Find out about our award-winning academics and vibrant research community. 

Our Facilities

We offer students and businesses access to state-of-the-art learning and research facilities across all our departments.