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 four linked Departments – Nursing, Allied Health Professions Sport & Exercise, Psychology and Behavioural & Social Sciences, and is home to over 5,400 undergraduates, 1,700 postgraduates and nearly 250 postgraduate research students. We are a truly international School with staff and students from over 85 countries.

Senior Leadership Team

Prof Jane Owen-Lynch is Dean of the School of Human and Health Sciences. Find out more about Jane and the other members of the Senior Leadership Team.

Jane Owen-Lynch Professor Jane Owen-Lynch



Department of Allied Health Professionals

& 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.


Department of 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.


Department of Psychology

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.