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The University of Southampton
Health Sciences

At Health Sciences everything we do is powered by world-class research. In a culture of collaboration, discovery and excellence, we pioneer advances in clinical practice and shape the future of healthcare delivery.

We provide a first-class environment for cutting edge research to prepare tomorrow’s nurses, physiotherapists, midwives, occupational therapists, clinical physiologists and podiatrists to shape and advance practice across the world. We also support the continued professional development of health professionals, through a range of individual modules.

Continued success in top 5!

Nursing and Midwifery at the University ranks 5th in the world and second in the UK (QS World Rankings by Subject 2020/21)

At Southampton we believe first class research is one of the key drivers to delivering care of the highest quality and ensuring that nursing continues to be a profession that attracts the brightest and the best.

Visit our QS World Rankings page
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Postgraduate Visit Afternoons

Book a Visit Afternoon to join us on campus where you can meet academics and current students, learn about our research and facilities and much, much more.

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Nurses lead, manage and transform patient care around the world. Train to be a nurse with us and open up the gateway to a high-flying career in healthcare. Watch our #BeExtraordinary film.

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Celebrating the NHS at 70

Last year we said a very happy 70th to the NHS. Take a look at the way we celebrated the contributions of our staff and students to this amazing organisation.

20 January 2021

National Biofilms Innovation Centre: Fourt...

On Tuesday 1 December 2020 NBIC will launch their fourth Proof of C...

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19 January 2021

Scientists working towards creating perfec...

Scientists from the University of Southampton and Cardiff Universit...

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19 January 2021

Respiratory nurses caring for COVID-19 pat...

A team of researchers, including staff from the University of South...

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