School of Health Sciences
  1. Courses
  2. Research
  3. Student life
  4. Facilities
  5. City Health
  6. About the School
  7. Enterprise
    1. Senior Management
    2. Division of Health Services Research & Management
    3. Division of Language & Communication Science
    4. Division of Midwifery & Radiography
    5. Division of Nursing
    6. Division of Optometry & Visual Sciences
    7. Athena SWAN
    8. Community Engagement Committee
School of Health Sciences

About the School of Health Sciences

The School of Health Sciences at City, University of London, is a world-leading centre for healthcare education and applied healthcare research.

Based in central London, the School offers state-of-the-art clinical skills facilities, academic excellence and a diverse student body - from those taking their first steps in healthcare to practitioners with many years' experience in their field - to create an exciting and innovative learning environment.

City was ranked 1st in London and 2nd in the UK for Professional Health Care Courses and 2nd in London for Nursing and Midwifery - 2018 Guardian University Guide.

Find out about our on-campus clinical facilities

The School offers a range of Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research Degrees as well as Continuing Personal and Professional Development and short courses in the fields of:

  • Health Management and Policy
  • Health Studies
  • Long term care and conditions
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing (Adult, Child and Mental Health)
  • Optometry
  • Public Health
  • Radiography
  • Speech, Language and Communication Science

Divisions

The School of Health Sciences teaching and research is divided into 5 Divisions. Please follow the links below to find out more about teaching, research and academic staff in each Division.

Partnering with London and the South-East's leading healthcare providers

Our long-standing strategic partnerships with NHS London, NHS Trusts and associated professional bodies gives our students placement experience with some of London and the South-East's leading healthcare providers. Our students get to work with diverse populations, illnesses and treatments in prestigious settings including St Bartholomew's and the Royal London hospital.

Engaging in research that influences practice and policy

We are actively engaged in internationally recognised research that has a direct impact on the provision of healthcare services today and in the future.

Our aim is to build on research excellence that informs and improves learning, practice and policy.

The results of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) bear testament to the quality and commitment of our staff and students. For research power the School was ranked 1st in London and 9th in the UK for Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health for research strength.

Find out more about our research centres and groups

Driving your professional development

Lifelong learning is a fundamental part of the School's ethos and many students return to us to continue their professional development throughout their career. Our Continuing Personal and Professional Development (CPPD) portfolio delivers a wide range of courses that benefit both employers and individuals by tailoring activity that fits around personal and professional commitments.

We offer a wide range of day courses, modules and bespoke projects to develop clinical skills, broaden knowledge in academic and practical areas, and allow practitioners to move into health research. We also provide opportunities for healthcare professionals to diversify into leadership and health service management.

Find us

City, University of London

Northampton Square

London EC1V 0HB

United Kingdom

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City, University of London is an independent member institution of the University of London. Established by Royal Charter in 1836, the University of London consists of 18 independent member institutions with outstanding global reputations and several prestigious central academic bodies and activities.