About the School

We provide a supportive and challenging environment for you to learn and develop. So whether you are just starting out, already qualified or at research level, you'll find everything you need to enhance your career or embark on a new one.

Learning should be relevant, challenging and enjoyable

Once you have qualified we can offer CPD opportunities from single study days to full Masters degrees that will further enhance your career.

We understand the importance of ensuring you are equipped with the knowledge and skills required to succeed in today’s employment market. You'll have access to first class facilities and our strong links with public and private sector organisations means you'll benefit from industry experience.

Excellence in research

A commitment to research underpins our philosophy and adds value to our courses, providing you with learning opportunities based on the best available evidence. Input comes from across the North West and includes our own internationally renowned Centre for Rehabilitation and Human Performance Research.

Our courses are subject to rigorous scrutiny, not only from professional bodies and our partners, but also students themselves. Because of this, you can be sure that what you learn with us is current and relevant.

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Using expertise

We believe in giving you access to some of the best expertise in the UK. That's why we have a number of Honorary Professors who teach or run workshops and also contribute to course development.

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State-of-the-art facilities

You'll also have access to first class facilities including our human performance lab, podiatry clinic and digital imaging suite with access to gait labs, workshops and skills rooms.

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Prosthetics & Orthotics - Leading the way

The prosthetics and orthotics division (UNIPOD) focuses on assistive devices for limb absence and limbs and is a leading provider of P&O education, collaborating with clinical, industry and academic partners.

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Sporting Partnerships

We have a world-class reputation for our interprofessional and holistic approach to the performance and welfare services we provide to elite sport.

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Internationalisation

To foster a strong embedded culture of internationalism, we encourages our staff, students and stakeholders to view our world from both a local and global perspective, extending our international engagement, contributing to our teaching and research goals, extending our influence and reputation.

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