Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Welcome to the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences (FHMS). 

Welcome to the Faculty

Within the Faculty our food, nutrition and dietetics courses are ranked number two in the UK in The Times/SundayTimes Good University Guide 2021 and the Complete University Guide 2021. Our nursing programmes are ranked eighth in the UK by The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021 and top-five in the Complete University Guide 2021.

We are also widely recognised for world-class research. In the UK research excellence framework (REF 2014) we were rated one of the top eight UK institutions for biosciences, health sciences, psychology and veterinary research. Our research has led to improved understanding and treatment of diabetes, cancer, addiction, cardiovascular and infectious diseases. In addition, we have world-leading research in sleep and chronobiology and systems biology.   


Our mission is to sustainably improve the health and wellbeing of humans and animals, and their environments.

Studentship opportunities

Regulation of urothelial and bladder function by oxidative stress – the role of Nox enzymes

Funding information:
Accepted candidates are required to pay standard tuition fees in addition to 20 per cent of bench fees. Materials and consumables will be provided.

Finding novel strategies to kill tuberculosis: The response of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to carbon source shifts

Funding information:
Competition funded project (student worldwide). Self-funded students only

Our international vision

We are firmly of the belief that excellence in research and teaching in the twenty-first century can only be achieved with an international dimension

Contact us

  • Phone:  +44 (0)1483 686700

Find us

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Kate Granger Building
30 Priestley Road, Surrey Research Park