School of Health Sciences

We're a passionate, diverse 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

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

Nursing, midwifery and many allied health professional students are to receive between £5,000 and £8,000 a year to help fund their studies. Full details on funding options are available our course pages, which you can access below.

 

 

 

BSc

Midwifery

Train to be a Midwife, and you’ll be playing a central role in one of the most amazing journeys in any family’s life. Our degree will teach you how to provide...

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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

Adult Nursing

Join our supportive and dynamic student nursing community, and begin your journey to becoming a highly sought-after healthcare professional. You’ll study...

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MSc

Occupational Therapy (February Start)

The central theory of occupational therapy is that all humans are occupational beings. By which we mean that we all engage in meaningful activities to live a...

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BSc

Paramedic Science

Make a real difference when it’s needed most, with a degree in Paramedic Science. You’ll learn to tackle challenging medical emergencies, where conscientious...

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MSc

Advanced Practice - Distance Learning

The Advanced Practice - Distance Learning programme allows you to complete a fully online MSc in Advanced Practice, offering flexibility in when and where you...

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MSc

Advanced Professional Practice (Part time)

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

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MSc

Advanced Clinical Practitioner - Degree Apprenticeship

The health and care sectors are forever changing: adapting to new challenges – and new forms of treatment.

Reflecting UK and international benchmarks,...

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Research

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  News
A young girl sits on the steps looking worried and wearing a face mask as others rush past .
06 Dec 2021

Funding boost to improve youth mental health post pandemic

A research project to improve young people’s mental health post pandemic is being launched thanks to a funding boost from UEAHSCP.

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06 Dec 2021

Funding boost to improve youth mental health post pandemic

A research project to improve young people’s mental health post pandemic is being launched thanks to a UEAHSCP funding boost.

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Young women volunteering at a food donation centre
02 Dec 2021

UEA volunteer research reveals how to build inclusive societies

Strong partnerships between volunteers and their governments are key to how we build equal and inclusive societies – according to a new UN report involving UEA...

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Letters on wooden blocks spelling out the word dementia
26 Nov 2021

De-cluttering may not help people with dementia

A clutter-free environment may not help people with dementia carry out daily tasks – according to a new UEA study.

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03 Nov 2021

The Occupational Therapy student using nature to nurture wellbeing

Pottery painting, pumpkins and pigs: on Occupational Therapy Week (Monday 1 November – Sunday 7 November) UEA student Jenny Walton has helped people to discover...

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A doctor sees his patient via a video call
02 Nov 2021

Patients and clinicians express concerns over phone and video consultations

Patients and clinicians alike find phone and video consultations less diagnostically accurate than in-person appointments – according to new UEA research.

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A pregnant woman snaps a cigarette in half
26 Oct 2021

MiQuit launches to help expectant mums quit smoking

Our researchers have helped develop a text messaging service to help pregnant women quit smoking and improve the health of their baby.

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Dr Lisa Taylor
05 Aug 2021

Pandemic-adapted placement learning model helps Associate Professor land highest teaching award

Dr Lisa Taylor, from UEA's School of Health Sciences, has reached the pinnacle of the Higher Education teaching profession, having been awarded a National...

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Event

Dementia Open Forum

  • Feb 24, 2022 14:00PM
  • Online
  • Lectures and seminars
  • Free

Delivered live on Zoom, Dr Backhouse will present findings from the Pro-CARE study, which examined factors associated with, and experiences of, refusals of care in advanced dementia in both family and care-home settings. Email dementia.research@uea.ac.uk to register your interest for this event. 

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