School of Health Sciences

We are a passionate and vibrant community of staff and students with a shared desire to improve lives in an ever-changing health environment.

Our School provides a stimulating and supportive learning environment for undergraduate and postgraduate education and continuing professional development. Our expertise in teaching spans nursing, midwifery, physiotherapy, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, operating department practice and paramedic science.

Our innovative teaching is complemented by close relationships with clinical partners and practice partners. Students also benefit from our immersive classroom, Movement Lab, Skills laboratories, Anatomy Suite and the Norwich Electronic Assistive Technology Centre.

Our courses are informed by our world-class research which is focused on addressing the global health challenges of the 21st century. 

 

 

BSc

Adult Nursing

A career in nursing can be as varied or specialist as you choose. Whichever route you take, at UEA you’ll receive the very best education so that you can go on...

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BSc

Physiotherapy

Choose to study physiotherapy and you could have an incredibly positive impact on people’s lives, helping them overcome physical setbacks and get back on their...

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BSc

Paramedic Science

Study for a degree in Paramedic Science and take your first step towards a career making a real difference when it’s needed most. Not for the faint-hearted,...

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MSc

Advanced Professional Practice

The health and care sectors are forever adapting to new challenges and new forms of treatment. Reflecting UK and international benchmarks, our Advanced...

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MSc

Mental Health Nursing - Preregistration

Studying Mental Health Nursing at UEA prepares you for a career that can be as varied or specialist as you choose. Working with people of every age, from...

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MSc

Occupational Therapy

The central theory of occupational therapy is that all humans are occupational by nature. By which we mean that we all engage in meaningful activities and, as...

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Adult Nursing Degree Apprenticeship

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Nursing Associate Higher Apprenticeship

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Dip HE

Operating Department Practice

Operating department practitioners (ODPs) play a vital role working alongside surgeons, anaesthetists, nurses and other health care professionals to ensure...

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Research

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Woman at her desk holding the nape of her neck
24 Sep 2020

Lockdown impact: worsening symptoms for people with bone, joint and muscle pain

People with bone, joint and muscle pain saw their symptoms worsen during lockdown – according to new research from the University of East Anglia.

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Wheelchair user on ramp
12 Aug 2020

Leaving no-one behind - making sure disabled customers and visitors are included

As businesses and venues prepare to welcome back visitors a group of experts have produced guidance to ensure no-one is left behind.

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Alex Hunter wearing ppe and scrubs at London Nightingale Hospital
06 May 2020

‘I hope I’ve made a difference in the national effort to fight this’

As the Nightingale Hospital at London’s Excel Centre is placed on standby, a student from the University of East Anglia (UEA) has shared their experience of...

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carer with elderly lady in walking frame
30 Apr 2020

Informal carers need more support now than ever

The COVID-19 pandemic means informal carers need additional support now more than ever, according to UEA expert Dr Morag Farquhar.

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neck pain woman stretching
29 Apr 2020

How lockdown impacts those with bone, joint and muscle pain

University of East Anglia researchers are launching a new study to see how Covid-19 and lockdown are affecting people with bone, joint and muscle pain.

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old and young holding hands
19 Mar 2020

Dementia test to expand diagnosis across India

A standardised test that can now be used in the seven main languages in India will support the diagnosis of dementia and mild cognitive impairment.

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Christie Watson
13 Jan 2020

Christie Watson talks combining healthcare with storytelling

UEA alumnus and honorary graduate Christie Watson is returning to campus to speak at two free events on combining healthcare and storytelling on Tuesday 28 January.

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footballer
07 Jan 2020

£1 million project launch to monitor ex-footballers for early signs of dementia

Researchers at the University of East Anglia are crowd-funding a new project to test former professional football players for early signs of dementia.

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