Do you want to join a diverse, inclusive community that’s dedicated to having a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of our population? The School of Health and Social Wellbeing is leading the way, and is home to all our courses and research related to this varied and rewarding sector.

Based at our Glenside and Frenchay Campuses, you’ll be part of a cohort focused on making a difference to people and society as a whole.

We collaborate across subjects, mirroring the evolving integrated care systems of healthcare, social wellbeing and public health that you’ll be ready for when you graduate.

Gain hands-on skills through practice-led learning in industry-standard facilities and on placements with our local, national and international partners. Learn from the transformative research projects we’re involved in. And prepare for the interprofessional dynamics shaping today’s holistic care models, so you can launch into your career with confidence.

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Bronze Athena SWAN award

Athena SWAN logoThe Athena SWAN Charter recognises commitment to the advancement of gender equality in academia, including professional and support roles. This includes the representation, progression, journey through career milestones and working environment for people of all genders.

The then Departments of Nursing and Midwifery and Allied Health Professions successfully achieved a joint Bronze Athena SWAN award in November 2014 and renewed it in 2018 under the post-May criteria.

More about Athena SWAN at UWE Bristol

Higher and degree apprenticeships

Higher and degree apprenticeships combine on-the-job training with academic study. Our health professions apprenticeships include healthcare science, nursing, occupational therapy and paramedic practice.

Higher and degree apprenticeships
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