School of Health Sciences

The School of Health Sciences is home to innovative research and inspiring and passionate staff. We offer a range of opportunities for students at all levels from undergraduate to postgraduate research. 

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With innovation, research and passion, we aim to deliver the UK’s most dynamic, effective and caring healthcare professionals. 

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Our vision is to be a world-class centre for healthcare research.


Head of School

Professor Melaine Coward

Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences; Head of the School of Health Sciences

Since qualifying as a registered nurse, I have worked in the field of oncology and haemato-oncology nursing. I have worked in a variety of areas including London teaching hospitals and a specialist cancer hospital. I was a successful nurse manager in cancer care managing a department which was granted the Charter Mark award for excellence twice, as well as being awarded ISO 9002...

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