The Faculty is the second largest in the University, with 2000 full-time and nearly 2000 part-time students.
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.
Our faculty is also widely recognised for world-class research. In the latest 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.