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School of Health Care and Social Work

School of Health Care and Social Work

Our School of Health Care and Social Work helps you enter, or progress in, health and social care roles by teaching you best practice skills.

Choosing to study with us means getting access to the opportunities, experiences and support you need to move forward in your career.

You can gain first-hand experience through our strong placement opportunities and excellent on-site clinical training.

Our close partnerships with professional organisations, bodies and experts enables us to deliver a course that is the cutting edge in your chosen specialisation, no matter what you choose to study.

We're leading the way in developing clinical skills and providing contemporary professional knowledge across undergraduate and postgraduate routes. We are committed to delivering an excellent learning experience for our students who will gain hands on experience through practice-led learning, first class work placements and on-site clinical training. Our aim is to prepare you to be successful in any demanding health and social care setting.
Dr Ricardo Khine Head of School of Health Care and Social Work
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Explore our courses

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Social Work courses
Health and Social Care courses
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Continuing Professional Development courses
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Community Nursing courses

Some of our graduates have gone onto high level careers within the NHS, private and public sector and leave us with professional qualifications, accreditations, knowledge, skills, experience and understanding, but most importantly the confidence to go forward and succeed.

Our teaching team is made up of passionate lecturers with professional practice experience. Our team always apply their knowledge of the working environment to your teaching.

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Fantastic facilities at your fingertips

Giving you the opportunity to apply your skills is important to us, and we have the facilities to practice what we teach. We provide opportunities for you to gain first-hand simulated experience in a wide range of our courses.

Employers in this sector are interested in work experience and as a school we recognise that fact.

Our courses are here to prepare you to be the best you can be, so we have a host of different facilities available for your use. We have heavily invested in our facilities and research to provide to you. We understand simulation is an essential part in disseminating the required knowledge, skills and behaviours for learning.

With our facilities, real-time evolving clinical situations can be simulated, repeated and evaluated using reflection and debriefing exercises. Our courses are here to prepare you to be the best you can be, so we have a host of different facilities available for your use.

Giving you the opportunity to apply your skills is important to us, and we have the facilities to practice what we teach. We provide opportunities for you to gain first-hand simulated experience in a wide range of our courses. 

We recognise simulation as an essential part in disseminating the required knowledge, skills and behaviours for student learning. Within this style of learning, real-time evolving clinical situations can be simulated, repeated and evaluated using reflection and debriefing exercises. This enables you to take an active role in your learning, promoting confidence, developing critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and helping to gain essential skills and knowledge.

The School teaches courses across both our High Wycombe and Uxbridge Campuses, each with their own state-of-the-art simulation facilities. Our Paramedic Science students also benefit from paramedic simulation ambulances.