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Healthcare sciences

Deepen your understanding, enhance your skills and take the next step in your career.

Welcome

We are a leading provider of postgraduate education for nursing, midwifery and allied health professionals. Delivered through a mix of self-directed and contact sessions, our programmes are designed to help you meet the challenges of the rapidly changing healthcare environment and to make a valuable contribution to patient care and clinical practice.

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Why you should study with us

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Our reputation

We are a leading provider of healthcare education in the UK.

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Our academic team

Our programmes benefit from the input of world-renowned researchers and clinicians who are experts in their field.

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Our research

Our research is ranked 4th in the UK overall and we are 1st for our research environment (REF 2014).

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Our students

Our programmes attract students from across the globe. We work together to share ideas and develop best healthcare practice.

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Our facilities

Our high-tech research laboratories and libraries provide the perfect environment for postgraduate study.

Our talks

Programme manager, Neil Thomas presents our postgraduate certificate programme.

Non-medical prescribing (PgCert)

Programme manager, Neil Thomas presents our postgraduate certificate programme.

Geinor Bean talks about how you can take your career to the next stage for the benefit of your patients and their families.

Advanced practice (MSc)

Geinor Bean talks about how you can take your career to the next stage for the benefit of your patients and their families.

Programme manager, Amanda Holland provides information about our health visiting programme.

Specialist community public health nursing (PgDip)

Programme manager, Amanda Holland provides information about our health visiting programme.

Our postgraduate taught programmes

CourseQualificationMode
Advanced practiceMScFull time or part time
Non-medical prescribing PgCertPart time
Specialist community public health nursing (health visiting)PgDipFull time or part time

Our standalone modules

Interested in studying at a more flexible pace?

We offer a diverse range of standalone modules to study at level 6 and level 7.

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Take a virtual tour of our facilities

Caerleon Simualtion Suite

Our simulation suite mirrors clinical settings allowing students to develop key skills and experience.

Lecture Theatre

Our refurbished lecture theatre hosts large teaching sessions.

Research Centre for Clinical Kineasiology

RCCK contains state-of-the-art equipment for biomechanical and physiological measurement.

Heath Campus Library

Educational resources for our healthcare programmes can be found at our on-site library.

Find out about our research

Our research

We are optimising health and social care across the life course in Wales and beyond, putting people and families at the heart of our research.

Our PhD in healthcare sciences

By pursuing research based around your own interests at one of the leading healthcare research departments in the UK, you lay the foundations for a career in which you can make a real difference to healthcare in the wider world.

Explore Cardiff University

Your campus experience for 2021/22

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, we've worked hard to ensure students have a safe and enjoyable time with us. Find out what we've been doing and what you might expect when you join us.

Funding your studies

Learn more about the scholarships, UK government support packages and student loans available to you.

Browse our accomodation

We have a variety of halls and houses to suit your preferences, interests and budgets.

Student support

Get free, impartial and confidential advice on disability and dyslexia, money, careers, counselling and more.

Take the next step in your healthcare journey with us

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Do your research

Visit our School website and programme pages to find out more.

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For even more news and updates - follow us @CUHealthSci.

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Get in touch

If you have any questions - big or small - don't hesitate to get in touch. We would love to hear from you.