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. 

Nursing, midwifery and many allied health professional students are to receive between £5,000 and £8,000 a year to help fund their studies from September 2020.

Further details on funding options are available within our courses, accessible by scrolling down.

 

 

 

BSc

Adult Nursing

Adult nursing is a fantastic career choice if you are committed, compassionate and keen to support and work in partnership with adults of all ages. It can be as...

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BSc

Midwifery

Is there anything more amazing than the miracle of life? The first heartbeat. The first gasp for air. The first cry. The physically and emotionally exhausting...

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BSc

Paramedic Science

Study for a degree in Paramedic Science and take your first steps towards a career where you can make a real difference when it’s needed most. Not for the...

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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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MSc

Mental Health Nursing - Preregistration (February Start)

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 (February Start)

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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Research

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18 Jun 2021

How care homes are coping with Covid-19 infection control

Researchers at the University of East Anglia are launching a new project to investigate how people who live, visit and work in care homes have coped with...

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19 Mar 2021

World Water Day spotlight on UEA’s water security research centre

From adapting to climate change and tackling water scarcity to the burden of carrying water faced by millions of people, and particularly women, around the world...

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24 Feb 2021

How rehabilitation could help people with Covid-19 recover

Progressive exercise and early mobilisation are among the elements of rehabilitation programmes that may improve recovery for people who are hospitalised with...

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Caring hands
16 Feb 2021

A Centenary of Caring digital exhibition to explore the impact of the pandemic on mental health

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on public mental health and on health and social care staff working in the community is explored in a new digital exhibition...

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28 Jan 2021

How AI and ‘puff technology’ could help understanding of smoking behaviour

Researchers at the University of East Anglia are using new ‘puff technology’ to see how people who smoke and vape use e-cigarettes.

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Female footballer heading football
25 Nov 2020

Could female footballers face greater dementia risk?

Female footballers heading the ball could be putting themselves at even greater risk of dementia than male players according to experts at the University of East...

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Senior carer walking outside with his partner
11 Nov 2020

£2 million project to support UK dementia carers

Researchers at the University of East Anglia and Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) are launching a new project to improve the lives of dementia...

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Digging for drinking water in a dry riverbed
04 Nov 2020

The dangers of collecting drinking water

Collecting drinking water in low and middle income countries can cause serious injury, particularly for women, according to new research from the University of...

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Event

Dementia Open Forum:Changes in perception and spatial awareness -Keir Yong

  • Jun 24, 2021 14:00PM
  • Online
  • Seminar
  • Free

Dementia Open Forum: 'Changes in perception and spatial awareness arising in dementia: considering origins and implications for support' with Keir Yong PhD, Neuropsychologist and Alzheimer's Society Fellow, UCL

Event

Paston Footprints: Cycle routes in Norfolk's Paston country

  • Jun 1, 2021 00:00AM
  • Norfolk
  • Cycle route
  • Free

Combine heritage, storytelling and wellbeing this summer. Cycle through the beautiful Norfolk landscapes that saw the remarkable rise of the Paston family in the Middle Ages and Tudor periods. Adventure into the past to discover key landmarks and stories. Caister Castle and Norfolk Norfolk routes.