Health sciences, nursing and midwifery

Nurses, midwives, paramedics and allied health professionals are on the frontline of the NHS, looking after the diverse needs of patients, families and carers, within a variety of settings. If you’re a dynamic, driven and people-orientated person, who’ll treat patients as individuals and take the time to understand who they are, what they need, and how you can best provide care, then this is the perfect field for you.

By joining us at Surrey you’ll be able to study 50 per cent theory and 50 per cent practice on nursing courses ranked:

And our paramedic science courses ranked 2nd in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2023.

You’ll be taught by a multidisciplinary team of lecturers, who are all healthcare professionals with experience of working in the NHS. Many are also active researchers, investigating topics like cancer, dementia, ethics and compassionate practice.

Looking to join us in September?

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Students and graduates

Students and graduates

Students and graduates


Data-driven solutions to improving cancer diagnosis

Funding information:
Home fees are covered by the studentship You will be paid an enhanced EPSRC stipend of £19,023 per year £3,000 allowance for studentship-related expenses is also available The duration of the PhD and funding is for 4 years  The studentship will be based at the University of Surrey.