Postgraduate programmes

Health & Social Care

The School of Health & Social Care has been rated excellent in all aspects of learning, teaching, research and innovation over many years. It has also been commended for its well-established relationships with health and social care services.


  • We are a recognised centre of excellence in Healthcare Professional Education – CETL4HealthNE
  • Our research has led to significant impact outside academia, with 100% of our impact submission rated as outstanding or very considerable (REF 2014)
  • Our high-quality courses in nursing and midwifery, allied health professions, social work and clinical psychology have been nationally recognised by the Quality Assurance Agency, Department of Health, Health and Care Professions Council and College of Social Work
  • 68% of our research with allied health professions, dentistry, nursing and pharmacy is recognised as world-leading and internationally excellent (REF 2014)
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