The School of Health Sciences offers a superb learning environment that enables students to fulfil their potential and ensures our graduates are fit for practice in the modern and ever-changing health and social care sector.
Places on our highly-rated courses are much sought after with National Student Survey (NSS) scores consistently showing high student satisfaction with our excellent teaching provided by enthusiastic, knowledgeable and motivated educators. We also rank highly on many other influential surveys too, such as the Complete University Guide 2017 (our Nursing and Occupational Therapy all came top 10, and our BSc Physiotherapy course was ranked the best programme in the UK). The School of Health Sciences has also been placed amongst the world's elite - with our Nursing programmes being ranked in the top 100 for universities internationally in the QS World Rankings 2016.
World-class research underpins all our courses, and our clinical practice sees us working in partnership with healthcare providers in the region to provide a variety of high-quality practice placements during which we collaborate with service users and carers throughout. Our research active academic staff are experts in their fields and will inspire you to develop your interests and career.
Teaching is housed in our award-winning buildings and you will benefit from regular opportunities to practise in our skills laboratories, whilst our interprofessional learning programme gives you the opportunity to learn alongside other health profession students at UEA. Students also benefit from our high staff-to-student ratio and small teaching groups, as well as professional, academic and pastoral support from personal advisors.
The School also runs Masters level courses and has PhD students, as well as Continuing Professional Development courses for qualified professionals. Our staff are at the forefront of new thinking and teaching methods, in the fast-paced and challenging delivery of health services.