School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health


The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is one of the largest Schools in the University and delivers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses for a range of Health professions including; Nursing, Midwifery, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Dietetics, Paramedic Science and Operating Department Practice. The undergraduate course provision leads to professional registration with either the Nursing and Midwifery Council or the Health Care Professions Council. In addition the School delivers an extensive portfolio of continuing professional development courses and undertakes consultancy. The School benefits from excellent partnership arrangements with an extensive range of health and social care providers at local, national and international level who provide practice learning placements, teaching support and key routes into employment.

The School is fully engaged in the University’s research agenda and works in association with the four Faculty Research Centres. Current research interests range from explorations of concepts of caring and compassion in healthcare, developments in advanced practice, to technological advances in high fidelity simulation based education and service user engagement in education.

The School actively engages with international collaborators and overseas courses, in China, Hong Kong, Greece and Sri Lanka. Students have opportunities to study abroad, undertake courses and subject related field trips and engage in online international learning with students studying abroad in similar professions.

Our courses include:


  • Adult Nursing BSc (Hons)
  • Children and Young People’s Nursing BSc (Hons)
  • Dietetics BSc (Hons)
  • Learning Disabilities Nursing BSc (Hons)
  • Mental Health Nursing BSc (Hons)
  • Midwifery BSc (Hons)
  • Midwifery (Shortened 88 Week Course) BSc (Hons)
  • Occupational Therapy BSc (Hons)
  • Operating Department Practice DipHE
  • Physiotherapy BSc (Hons)
  • Paramedic Science Foundation
  • Paramedic Studies Foundation (Online)

  • Advancing Physiotherapy Practice MSc
  • Advanced Clinical Practice MSc
  • Professional Approaches to Forensic Intellectual Disability PgCert
  • Assistive Technology MSc
  • Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Care PgCert
  • Health Studies MSc
  • Manual Therapy MSc
  • Neurological Occupational Therapy MSc
  • Neurological Rehabilitation PgCert
  • Nursing Studies MSc
  • Occupational Therapy MSc
  • Public Health Management MBA
  • Public Health Nutrition MSc

New opportunities

Unfortunately we do not have any posts available at the moment, however we are keen to hear from talented academics and leaders who would be interested in joining our team. Please contact us.