Making an Impact: a School with global ambitions for the next generation of students and scholars

We are an award winning, professionally accredited School with a strong focus on excellence in interdisciplinary teaching and research. The School consists of three linked Departments – Health Sciences, Psychology and Behavioural & Social Sciences, and is home to over 3000 undergraduates, 1250 postgraduates and upwards of 230 postgraduate research students. We are a truly international School with staff and students from over 85 countries. 

Senior Leadership Team

Prof Nick Hardiker is Dean of the School of Human and Health Sciences. Find out more about Nick and the other members of the Senior Leadership Team.

Professor Nick Hardiker



Allied Health Professionals and Sport and Exercise

The Department of Allied Health Professions and Sport and Exercise Science offers applied courses with a range of placement opportunities to prepare students for work in a variety of healthcare and sport and exercise related disciplines.


Behavioural & Social Sciences

The Department of Behavioural & Social Sciences offers a range of courses around social work and social care, and in the broad area of the social sciences.


Department of Nursing

The Department of Nursing offers a range of courses that equip student to work in a variety of healthcare settings as nurses.



The Department of Psychology is focussed not simply on teaching psychology but on ensuring our students actually ‘do’ psychology.


Our research crosses disciplinary boundaries between health, psychology and social science, focussing on solutions to ‘real-world’ problems for people and organisations.