About us

If you want a career in health and social sciences, our inspiring courses will teach you to apply what you've learnt so you can start making a difference as soon as you graduate.

Our staff conduct industry-leading research and contribute to conferences all over the world. This real-world knowledge feeds into the learning environment and supports the development of courses that inspire creativity through challenging current practice.

We use new technologies to enhance learning, giving you a richer knowledge base and online support network. With opportunities to study abroad, you can broaden your horizons further in stimulating new environments.

Our partner organisations range from the Police and Probation Services to international development charities and support networks. These provide opportunities for practical experience in Bristol and farther afield. We ensure you get involved – in work placements, internships, volunteering and community initiatives.

Whether you are changing career, continuing your studies or boosting your current job prospects, we look forward to welcoming you.

Partnerships and research

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Partnerships

Our partner organisations range from the Police and Probation Services to international development charities and support networks.

Partnerships
Psychology students conducting research

Research

The Department of Health and Social Sciences is active in many research areas, with real-world impact. Our research projects attract national and international funding.

Research

News and events

News

Find out all the latest from the Department of Health and Social Sciences.

Events

Find out what health and social science events are taking place across the University and how you can take part.