Mrs Karen Kinghorn

School of Health & Society

Photo of Mrs Karen Kinghorn

Contact Details

Room C506
Allerton Building
Frederick Road Campus.

Current positions



Karen joined the University of Salford in 2008 and is the Programme Leader for the BSc Social Policy programme.

Karen has experience working in community settings and holds Millenium Fellowship Awards for services to the community in health and education. Karen’s interests include disability, care in the community, end of life and the UK benefits system; the result of the social policy course at the University of Salford in 2005. She completed a Master of Education in Professional Practice in Higher Education from the University of Central Lancashire in 2013.

As a practitioner, Karen works with individuals and local organisations to find solutions in the health, social care and benefits sectors.


The development of the welfare state.
How policy is shaped and implemented.
Health, social care, housing & benefits in relation to disability.
Dissertation and placement.

Qualifications and Recognitions

  • BSc Social Policy

  • Master of Education Professional Practice in Higher Education.