Unit for international health workforce development
The School of Health & Social Care at Teesside University has a strong reputation for educating health care professionals internationally. We are committed to supporting the World Health Organisation’s drive to improve skills and increase health care workers globally. We are a member of the Global Health Workforce Alliance and the Zambia-UK Health Workforce Alliance. We welcome international students and undertake international consultancy and research projects.
International activities and developments
We are proud of our growing reputation for supporting health and social care change beyond the UK through education, research and consultancy. This is achieved through our rapid response to meeting the needs of our partners and clients in offering focused, bespoke services, developed in partnership. We offer particular expertise in inter-professional learning, e-learning and the development of professional programmes as well as academic programmes.
International students at Teesside
We offer a range of post-registration full-time courses that give international students the opportunity to further develop their professional knowledge and skills. Some courses can be studied full-time at Teesside, others are delivered online as well as abroad. International students are eligible to apply to study on the courses below:
- Clinical Research, MRes
- Evidence-based Practice, MSc #
- Health and Social Care Sciences (End of Life Care), MSc #+
- Health and Social Care Sciences (Generic pathway), MSc #+
- Health and Social Care Sciences (Public Health), MSc #+
- Nursing, MSc
- Professional Health Studies (International), BSc (Hons)
- Professional Nursing Studies, BSc (Hons)
- Physiotherapy Studies, MSc
- Public Health, MSc
* Subject to University approval.
# Delivered online
+ Delivered online & at Teesside
We also offer courses that are delivered solely or partly in countries other than the UK. Contact the institutions directly if you are interested in studying there.
In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, we offer the following top-up degrees in partnership with Universiti Teknologi MARA:
- BSc (Hons) Applied Rehabilitation (Occupational Therapy)
- BSc (Hons) Applied Rehabilitation (Physiotherapy)
- BSc (Hons) Medical Imaging
- BSc (Hons) Nursing
In association with the Malaysia Allied Health Sciences Academy (MAHSA) we also offer a four year, pre-registration course in:
- BSc (Hons) Nursing
European Union partnerships
The School has a number of Erasmus and Socrates links throughout Europe. We are interested to discuss staff or student visits or exchanges to the University. Unfortunately placements in health and social care settings are unlikely to be available.
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Research and enterprise
Research strands are rehabilitation and physical activity, public health, nursing and social work. We have professors in these areas as staff members and also as visiting professors. The School has experience of collaborative research and welcomes discussions on developing new links.
More about research
Our Knowledge Transfer activities include consultancy, accreditation, facilitation and evaluation. We work with a number of health, social care and industrial partners. We are committed to working in partnership to develop health workforce capacity and welcome enquiries.
More about our enterprise activities