By choosing to study Health and Life Sciences at the UKs most improved University*, you will benefit from a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities designed to help you develop the skills and attitudes sought by employers.
With a growing reputation for excellence in research, dynamic international partnerships, vibrant links with industry and a commitment to the highest standards in learning, teaching and the student experience, the faculty aims to facilitate and build current and future professionals who make a significant difference to people’s lives, health and well-being, communities and society.
Divided into four specialist schools; Allied Health Sciences, Applied Social Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery and the Leicester School of Pharmacy; our distinctive features and key activities inspire and embed our health, science, community and social care knowledge worldwide.
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The School of Allied Health Sciences has a reputation for providing high quality professional education and training for a wide range of healthcare careers, including diagnostic and physiological laboratory-based sciences and therapeutic sciences, in the UK and worldwide.
Our professional accreditations, direct links with industry and input from registered practitioners ensure we consistently produce graduates of the highest calibre. We provide teaching and professional training for a wide range of healthcare careers; many of which are regulated by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
The School of Applied Social Sciences is the largest and most diverse school within the faculty. Courses that we offer within social sciences combine the academic theory of university study with the practical, vocational and professional skills required to work in a number of social science areas, looking to prepare you for work in the sector.
Our courses are professionally focused to enhance our graduates employability and ensure they receive the highest standards of teaching; many are accredited, approved or regulated by professional bodies such as: The British Psychological Society (BPS), National Youth Agency (NYA) and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
With more than 50 years’ experience in delivering high quality professional education to our diverse studentship, the School of Nursing and Midwifery helps students to develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes needed to improve health and patient care.
We offer a diverse range of courses for nurses, midwives and healthcare professionals at undergraduate and postgraduate level;including a suite of specialist Learning Beyond Registration opportunities for experienced professionals.
Our courses are professionally accredited, approved or highly commended by the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) for effective partnership with trust colleagues, and excellent work around patient and public involvement; ensuring our graduates qualify with a relevant and recognised qualification.
The Leicester School of Pharmacy is one of the UK’s most established pharmacy schools, with more than 100 years of teaching experience; renowned for academic expertise, professional development training and world-leading research.
We provide a diverse range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research opportunities that have been developed for traditional undergraduates as well as experienced practitioners looking to up-skill. Our professional accreditations, strong links with industry and direct input from registered practitioners ensure we consistently produce graduates of the highest calibre.