Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care

Our Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care is one of the largest providers of nursing and allied health professionals in the North West of England. Offering a diverse range of award-winning and innovative degree courses, our work is professionally recognised, accredited and respected. Our excellent reputation is witnessed by external university league tables, national student survey results and outstanding employment rates for our graduates. Supported by our talented academic team, our students undertake degree courses in Nursing, Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Nutritional Sciences, Social Care, Psychology and Social Work. As a professional in our faculty, you’ll be part of a thriving, exciting and collaborative academic community. We create a diverse and inclusive learning environment that encourages discussion, debate, shared learning and interdisciplinary co-operation. We strongly believe in the value of learning-in-practice and we aim to create professionals capable of achieving successful practicing careers. Based in our award winning £139m brooks building, our facilities are as inspiring as our approach to teaching. You’ll have access to cutting-edge specialist facilities across all areas of health, psychology and social care.

Our innovative, vibrant programmes reflect our research activity, which enriches and informs our student experience. Bringing together an impressive array of knowledge exchange and emerging research activity, our interdisciplinary approach feeds into all elements of our undergraduate, postgraduate, and post-registration programmes. Our two Research Centres are strongly established, respected and widely published. Reflecting the demands placed on policy makers, employers and public services, we rely on an integrated approach to research the issues affecting individuals, communities and populations. This helps us to deliver successful, collaborative research projects across our extensive regional, national and international networks. Our four diverse departments are aligned through colleagues who have a genuine passion for their topic and our encouraging management team provide support and direction to help our people and our students to realise their ambitions.

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Professor Alison Chambers

Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care

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