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School of Health and Social Work

Our students work under leading experts in superb facilities and enjoy close links with healthcare and social work providers to develop the skills and knowledge to become confident and compassionate professionals. The School of Health and Social Work is part of the Faculty of Health Sciences.


Many of our students benefit from our revolutionary new Health Campus which offers an unparalleled training environment with state-of-the-art working spaces including replica hospital wards, operating theatres and intensive care facilities.

Health, Nursing and Midwifery

Social Work, Youth and Community Development

Mental health nursing

Our research

Our researchers work closely with local NHS hospitals and clinics and with social workers. This ensures our research is at the forefront of its field and benefits the health and wellbeing of the local community.

Our specialisms include maternal and reproductive health; long term conditions; health interventions and behaviour change; health and social care service development and evaluation.

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Deboarah Robinson

Deborah Robinson

Head of School of Health and Social Work

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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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Placement Learning Unit

Placements are a key part of our programmes. That's why we have a special team - the Placement Learning Unit - to work with our practice partners and support our students while they are on placement.

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Contact us

School of Health and Social Work
  • University of Hull
  • Hull, UK
  • HU6 7RX