College of Health and Social Care

Are you looking to make a difference to the lives of others? At the University of Derby we’ll work with you to prepare you for the next step in your career and make sure you are fully prepared to work effectively as a professional within health and social care.

The College of Health and Social Care offers a great student experience, alongside research excellence, flexible study, and experienced staff.

We boast some of the best facilities in the country and the strong links we enjoy with the NHS and a wide range of statutory and voluntary agencies mean we’re keeping our finger on the pulse of what is currently relevant within the healthcare professions.

Our research

The Health and Social Care Research Centre, conducts multi-disciplinary, high-impact applied research that supports the transformation of services within the field. The Centre research falls into 3 broad areas:

The Centre was established as a joint collaboration between the University of Derby, NHS England and the four Clinical Commissioning Committees across Derbyshire.

Areas of specialism

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