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School of Health Sciences

Nursing students gathered around a bed during a practical.

We are 2nd for physiotherapy, 3rd for occupational therapy, and 7th for nursing and midwifery in the Complete University Guide 2022. We provide a first-class environment for tomorrow’s nurses, physiotherapists, midwives, occupational therapists, clinical physiologists and podiatrists.

We are a diverse and multidisciplinary group of healthcare professionals and scientists from a wide range of disciplines including: nursing, midwifery, allied health professions, physiologists, psychologists, social scientists, bioengineers and biological scientists. We are leaders in research across a wide range of areas including: cancer survivorship, active living, healthcare work and workforce, long-term conditions, ageing and dementia, and continence and skin health. Our partnerships with patients and practice and our national and international collaborations enable us to create innovative education and research programmes that are designed to have maximum impact.

Our school

Explore everything we do, from taught courses and research, to news, events and policies.
School of Health Sciences research groups
Our groups

Research groups bring together specialists to share knowledge and solve problems. In the School of Health Sciences, our groups are organised around 4 main themes:

Active living

Health needs

Fundamental care

Health work

5th
in the world

and 2nd in the UK for nursing and midwifery 

QS World Rankings by subject 2022

Continuing professional development

We offer a range of individual modules to support continuing professional development for qualified health professionals.

NHS stakeholders

We have partnerships with NHS organisations throughout Hampshire

Contact

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Student office

Student Office, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton. SO17 1BJ
We're open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, UK time

The Student Hub: 24/7 support

The Student Hub can be contacted 24 hours a day, seven days a week, by online chat, email or telephone.
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