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About us

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 and Operating Department practice.

The undergraduate course provision leads to professional registration with either the Nursing and Midwifery Council or the Health and Care Professions Council. In addition we deliver an extensive portfolio of continuing professional development courses and undertake consultancy. The school benefits from excellent partnership arrangements with an extensive range of health and social care providers at local, national and international level who provide practice learning placements, teaching support and key routes into employment.

The school is fully engaged in the university research agenda and works in association with our research centres. Current research interests range from explorations of concepts of caring and compassion in healthcare, developments in advanced practice, to technological advances in high fidelity simulation based education and service user engagement in education.

We are actively engaged with international collaborators and overseas courses, in China, Hong Kong, Greece and Sri Lanka. Students have opportunities to study abroad, undertake courses and subject related field trips and engage in Online International learning with students studying abroad in similar professions.


Students rated our nursing placements 2nd best in the UK for student satisfaction (Nursing Times).

Find out more about the Employability and Placement Unit.

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Services for healthcare

Coventry University Group collaborate with NHS Trusts, governments, the WHO, private sector, regulatory and training bodies to advance healthcare across the world.

Learning through exploring underpins everything our students do in the School of Health and Care at Coventry University. This approach has secured us a world-renowned reputation for developing exceptional, industry-ready graduates and successful leaders. We are committed to this vision of learning through exploration, creating the next generation of health and science leaders.

Our dedication to our students is demonstrated through our new multi-million pound Alison Gingell Building, which was officially opened by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on January 16th 2018.

The building provides state-of-the-art facilities for students, such as hospital simulation, rehabilitation, clinical skills training, sport and exercise environments. The building also includes a BioSciences super-lab alongside a range of life sciences research facilities.

If you can’t commit to attending classes on-campus, you might be interested in our online learning Nursing MSc.

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