The School of Health and Social Work is a well
established centre for education and research in the field of
health care, committed to high academic standards.
At the SHSW we work closely with local health and social care
providers to deliver innovative programmes of study that enhance
the knowledge and skills of health and social care workers,
improving the care experienced by patients and clients. We also
collaborate with our NHS partners to support our research
activities. Our School’s main base is on the attractive main
University campus in Cottingham.
Many of our staff are skilled and
experienced health and social care professionals and all are highly
qualified in their specialist fields. We have a full range of
skills and expertise to support and enhance learning.
The School is comprised of five subject areas, which
reflect our areas of academic and professional expertise:
- Paramedical, Perioperative and Advanced Practice
- Psychological Health, Wellbeing and Social Work
- Professional Development and Associated Health and Social Care
Centre for Health Care Studies is our new Centre based at our
Scarborough campus in North Yorkshire.
We provide a full range of educational experiences, from
‘bite-size’ taster sessions and stand-alone
modules of study to Foundation degrees, honours degrees, Masters
degrees, and research degrees including MPhil, MRes and
Whether you are looking for initial qualifying programmes in a
particular field of health and social care or are an experienced
professional seeking to enhance your career, we have something for
To complement practice learning experiences we have a
well-equipped Centre for Clinical Skills facility that allows
students to develop their skills in a safe and supported
The School is also a growing centre for research: our
research activity is organised into three Research Development Groups.
- Health Technology, Innovation & Intervention
- Wellbeing in Long Term Conditions
- Maternal, Reproductive, Relationships & Sexual Health
We believe such research activity enhances the quality of our
If you require more information or further guidance, please do
not hesitate to contact us.