College of Health and Life Sciences

The College of Health and Life Sciences holds an established position as a leading provider for health and life sciences education and research.

We are currently 2nd in the UK for Health Professions (Guardian University Guide, 2023), top 30 in the UK for graduate prospects in Psychology (Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2023), and top 5 in the UK for Optometry, Ophthalmics & Orthoptics (Complete University Guide, 2023). We are also top 20 in the UK for graduate prospects for subjects allied to Medicine (Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2023).

We offer a range of courses in the areas of audiology, biosciences, neuroscience, medicine, nursing, optometry, pharmacy, and psychology. Our research aligns to these areas of teaching, with a specialist focus in cellular and molecular biomedicine, health and disease across the lifespan, clinical and systems neuroscience, and vision, cognition, and language.  

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