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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.

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

Hull York Medical School

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.

School of Nursing and Midwifery

At the forefront of the Faculty of Health Sciences, we provide nursing and midiwfery students with all they need to excel.

The world leaders in perinatal mental health, our research-active department carries out projects at a local, national and international level.

We combine research-driven education and clinical practice with the opportunity to be involved in high-quality research projects in healthcare. The department carries out nationally and internationally recognised research in a dynamic, welcoming and inclusive environment with excellent facilities.


Our courses

Health, Nursing and Midwifery

School of Paramedical, Perioperative and Advanced Practice

We support undergraduate and postgraduate students across a range of key healthcare subjects including paramedicine, physiotherapy, operating department practice, advanced practice, specialist community nursing, non-medical prescribing and endoscopy.


Our courses

Health, Nursing and Midwifery

School of Psychology and Social Work

Our vibrant and interdisciplinary department delivers high-quality and professional education and research.

We have strong links with national, local and regional agencies. Our exciting range of contemporary professional programmes consists of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, the Clinical Psychology Doctoral programme, MSc Dementia (Online), MA and BA in Social Work, BSc Nursing (Learning Disability) and BSc Nursing (Mental Health).


Our courses


Social Work

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

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.


Our courses

Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Science


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.

Improving Health Outcomes


Professor Paul Hagan

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