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Faculty of Health Sciences

The Faculty of Health Sciences is a major contributor to the region's healthcare workforce and carries out world-leading research to tackle some of the biggest health challenges facing society.

Cutting edge new facilities, expert staff and close links with the NHS and other providers enable our students to develop the knowledge and skills to pursue a wide range of professions.

They include careers as doctors, nurses, midwives, paramedics and other health workers, as well as social workers, psychologists, biomedical scientists and sports scientists.

The Faculty of Health Sciences is home to the Hull York Medical School; Department of Biomedical Sciences; Department of Psychology; Department of Sport, Health and Exercise Science; Department of Midwifery and Child Health; Department of Nursing; Department of Paramedical, Perioperative and Advanced Practice; and the Department of Psychological Health, Wellbeing and Social Work.

These departments bring together their expertise to offer a range of courses in the following subject areas.

Biomedical and Forensic Science

Be inspired by our expert lecturers as you train for a career at the cutting edge of life-saving research and diagnostics. 

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Health, Nursing and Midwifery

Our expert staff work with local healthcare providers to deliver programmes, ranging from 'bite-size' taster sessions and stand-alone modules to Honours, Masters and research degrees, in some of the UK’s finest facilities.

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At Hull York Medical School, we have a proud reputation as one of the UK's most exciting, contemporary schools, offering innovative and rigorous medical education.

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Our programmes enable you to master specialist techniques under the guidance of professional psychologists in cutting-edge facilities.

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Social Work and Welfare

Students develop a solid grounding in social work skills, knowledge and values under our expert staff, and benefit from our close ties with local service users, carers and agencies.

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Sport, Health and Exercise Science

Raise your game and go further studying under internationally-recognised experts in state-of-the-art facilities recently upgraded in a substantial £15-million investment.

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Our research

The University has a richly-deserved reputation for world-class multi-disciplinary research that drives forward improvements to healthcare and the wellbeing of society as a whole.

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Una Macleod

Professor Una Macleod

Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences

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Health Campus

Boasting a simulated operating theatre, hospital ward and intensive care unit, our new £28-million Health Campus is a phenomenal resource that will allow our students to train in a real life setting from the start – giving students the skills and confidence to easily transition into a clinical setting.

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Contact us

Faculty of Health Sciences
  • University of Hull
  • Hull, UK
  • HU6 7RX