School of Health and Society
We are a forward-thinking, dynamic school with a commitment to lifelong learning and real-world impact. Expert teaching staff, strong industry links and excellent facilities equip students with the knowledge and experiences to advance their research or career.
Combining innovative teaching with hands-on skills development, we offer undergraduate, postgraduate and CPD programmes across a range of subject areas including:
Counselling and Psychotherapy / Criminology / Midwifery / Nursing / Occupational Therapy / Physiotherapy / Podiatry / Prosthetics and Orthotics / Psychology / Public Health / Radiography / Social Work / Social Policy / Sociology / Sports, Nutrition and Exercise
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Find out more about degree apprenticeships, whether you're interested in becoming an apprentice or you're an employer who wants to work with us.
Physiotherapy course in national top 10
The University of Salford has been ranked in the top 10 of a national league table for its physiotherapy programme.
Start your nursing career here
We have two and three year pathways into Adult, Children's and Mental Health Nursing.
Salford Institute for Dementia
The Salford Institute for Dementia conducts vital research and public engagement work into living well with dementia.
Celebrating the Year of the Nurse and Midwife with Professor Dame Donna Kinnair
Professor Dame Donna Kinnair joined University of Salford staff and students to celebrate the Year of the Nurse and Midwife.
Explore our courses
We offer undergraduate, postgraduate, apprenticeship and CPD programmes across a range of subject areas. Our CPD offer is growing and a full list is available here. Explore a selection of our courses below or search our full list of courses.
Public Health Practitioner (Public Health Practitioner Degree Apprenticeship)
This BSc (Hons) Public Health Practitioner degree has been developed through consultation...
Nutrition and Exercise as Medicine
The University of Salford has validated the UK’s first undergraduate programme in...
Accelerated Nursing (Adult)
Adult nurses work in hospitals or in the community, offering support, education and care...
Our BSc (Hons) in Social Work provides cutting edge approaches to teaching and learning...
Counselling and Psychotherapy (Professional Training)
Qualify as a counsellor on this professional training course which is accredited by the...
Discover our school
We recognise the importance of equipping our students with the knowledge and skills required to develop fulfilling and successful careers. That's why you'll find expert teaching staff, strong industry links and excellent facilities across our school.
Explore our facilities
The School of Health and Society is home to innovative teaching and state-of-the-art facilities. Many of our clinics and services are open to the public, which enables students to practice new skills in a safe environment under the supervision of qualified practitioners. We also have a suite of facilities available for students to use for additional study, as well as social spaces and bookable study rooms.
Uncover our research
In a rapidly changing world, we are keen to leave a productive legacy of helping people at all stages of their lives, improving physical, psychological and social wellbeing. We have an interdisciplinary research network and two research centres that focus on improving health, social and individual outcomes. Learn more about our research.
Meet our students
Hear from our current students and alumni about placement opportunities, what it’s like to study here, and career paths after graduation.
Hear from Learning Disabilities Nursing and Social Work student, Paige
Student Blogger, Emma, spoke to recent Learning Disabilities Nursing and Social Work (Integrated Practice) graduate, Paige, who...
Meet Psychology students Omayma and Kingsley
Student blogger, Emma, meets BSc (Hons) Psychology students Omayma and Kingsley.
What you need to know
Find out more about our programme requirements, placement providers, our Nursing Service Users and Carers Forum and further study with our CPD courses.
DBS, Occupational Health, Immunisations, Uniforms
A number of our programmes have requirements that must be fulfilled before you start your studies or placements. These include...
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) The School of Health and Society offers a variety of professional development...
Nursing: Service Users and Carers Group
It’s the little things that matter 'Compassion' 'Dignity' 'Respect' 'Joined-up care' 'Personalised Care' 'Good communication'...