School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work
& Social Sciences

The School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work and Social Sciences offers courses in nursing and midwifery (including professional registration courses) as well as advanced practice, cognitive behaviour therapies, counselling, leadership and management for health care, mental health, social work and social policy.

Our courses are informed by the latest research and we work closely with public and private sector organisations to ensure your learning is at the forefront of practice.

Our clinical placements can develop your practical skills and confidence in a real world setting, make contacts in industry and maximise your employability prospects.

Our Student Occupational Health Department provides an assessment of your health and fitness to practice prior to and during your chosen course. Student Occupational Health»

Students will have to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check if they engage in regulated activity on placement.

Become a nurse or a midwife

For a rewarding and challenging career in nursing or midwifery, our excellent courses will allow you to qualify and specialise. Here are just two examples: nurse in adult nursing; BSc (Hons) MidwiferyMore courses»

Become a counsellor

Start a rewarding career as a qualified counsellor to help people retain and maintain their mental health and emotional wellbeing with our BSc (Hons) Counselling and Psychotherapy. More courses»

Become a social worker

Make a real difference to families and communities with a career in social work. Become a qualified social worker with our BA (Hons) Social Work Studies degree. More courses»