School of Health Sciences

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Fresh start for February 2021?

There’s still time to start your masters degree with us this academic year as a selection of our degrees are available to start in February 2021. Our health courses offer a core research-related module as the basis of your degree, with the option to choose an academic route that is best suited to your professional…

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We’re top for careers!

The Guardian University Guide 2021 has recently been published and it’s good news for students on our health courses: health professions courses at Brighton are joint 1st in the UK for career prospects our nursing and midwifery courses are also joint 1st in the UK for career prospects In the overall rankings health professions courses…

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Physio placement week 3

We’re delighted that Physiotherapy BSc(Hons) student Grace has produced another video for us – this time reflecting on week three of her Leadership Placement. Grace chats about the importance of good communication skills to a physiotherapist and how she was inspired by interviewing two physios who are in leadership positions. Find out what Grace got…

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PENNA win for OT students

Congratulations to Occupational Therapy MSc students Ella Brunton and Krista Etchells on winning the Patient Experience Transformer of Tomorrow at the Patient Experience Network National Awards (PENNA). Ella and Krista were nominated by Principal Lecturer Tania Wiseman in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the clinical work they completed on their diverse practice placement in…

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My physiotherapy placement

Third year Physiotherapy BSc(Hons) student, Grace Ogunlola, has just completed the first week of her Leadership Placement. During the placement Grace spent two days in clinical practice with the falls prevention team and three days with the hospital leadership team. In this short film Grace reflects on her experience and the skills she learnt during…

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“Give the public credit for the largely sensible post-lockdown behaviour”

Dr Chris Cocking, Principal Lecturer at the University of Brighton, says fears of widespread disorder from the easing of Covid-19 restrictions at the weekend were largely unfounded – as he embarks on a new research project. The work, which is supported by the university’s Covid-19 Research Urgency Fund, is looking at the spontaneous volunteering and…

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Postgraduate courses online Q&A event

Find out about our postgraduate health science courses at our online Q&A event: Tuesday 7 July 5pm to 7pm find out how we can support you in developing your professional career in health and social care ask staff about individual courses and studying with us at Brighton Find out more and book your place.

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Gender equality award

The School of Health Sciences, School of Art and School of Media have achieved Bronze awards from Advance HE’s Athena SWAN Charter in recognition of their commitment to gender equality. The Athena SWAN charter seeks to promote gender equality, representation and progression within higher education and research. A Bronze award recognises the steps that the Schools have…

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Dr Chris Cocking discusses social distancing

School of Health Sciences Principal Lecturer, Dr Chris Cocking, discusses social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic and how the public has responded positively to the measures. Watch the podcast below: ​ You can also listen to an audio podcast on Anchor: https://anchor.fm/university-of-brighton/episodes/Social-Distancing-Dr-Chris-Cocking-ecrtgb, via Apple Podcasts, Spotify or your usual podcast app – just search University…

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Podcast: Dr Nita Muir

Dr Nita Muir, our Academic Lead for nursing discusses how our students are contributing to treating patients affected by the coronavirus pandemic – and talks about our nursing offer. Nita also talks about routes into nursing and the nation’s public display of support for the NHS. ​You can listen via most podcast apps – like…

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