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School of Health and Care

Welcome to the School of Health and Care - proud to be one of the largest providers of health courses in the UK. We are ranked 1st for Mental Health Nursing, 5th for Health Professions and 6th for Physiotherapy in the Guardian University Guide 2024, as well as 3rd for Student Satisfaction in the Midlands in Nursing in The Complete University Guide 2024.

The School of Health and Care delivers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses for a range of health professions including; nursing, midwifery, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dietetics, paramedic science clinical psychology and operating department practice.

Many of our courses offer students opportunities to study abroad, benefit from subject-related field trips and engage with our Collaborative Online International Learning programme (COIL). COIL provides valuable experience working with others from different cultures and countries and helps to develop your digital skills and intercultural competencies.

We share your passion for caring about individuals and families, as part of a wider system of joined-up health and wellness. We focus on caring and compassion, holistic and spiritual care for all people and solving the challenges associated with building more resilient communities.

Our learning-through-exploration approach brings your subject to life. You will use our excellent facilities and equipment to simulate scenarios, putting theory into real-world situations. Drawing on the expertise and experience of our staff, you will have practical advice and guidance on pursuing the career of your choice after graduation.

Learning through exploration

The 'learning through exploration' approach at Coventry University takes a hands-on approach to learning. In addition to using the mock wards, operating theatre and ICU, we also use a range of problem solving and scenario-based learning to embed your understanding. In this video you will see how our nursing students interact with one of a number of 'patients' they will meet several times throughout their course, as the 'patient's' medical history develops. This evolving scenario-based learning helps you to develop patient-centred care and important skills in supporting patients with a variety of backgrounds, experiences and needs.


for Health Professions - Guardian University Guide 2023

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University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2023