University of Bradford, Faculty of Health Studies


University of Bradford, Faculty of Health Studies

Bradford has always been a forward-thinking, modern and student orientated University with a thriving and vibrant student community. We have a firm commitment to confronting inequality and celebrating diversity.

The University of Bradford has a long history of welcoming international students and currently has students from more than 110 countries across the globe.

The Faculty of Health Studies is one of the seven academic schools within the University. In summer 2011, we moved to the City Campus where most of the other academic schools are situated. Our £9 million new build, located at the heart of the City Campus, is equipped with state of the art facilities, including a wide range of practice simulation suites. The School of Health Studies is ranked in the top 10 of UK institutions for its nursing provision by the Guardian Good University Guide 2011 and is also recognised by a wide range of professional bodies.

The Faculty has an excellent reputation for the quality of both its teaching and its research, and has developed a range of collaborative partnerships on national and international levels.

Faculty Vision

The Faculty seeks, through its teaching and research, to be a provider of high quality education and training, which meets the needs of the Health and Social Care sectors within an environment which encourages students, staff and stakeholders to learn together and to work together for health.

The Vision of Faculty of Health Studies, for the period 2009/10 to 2013/14 is as follows:

  • Make knowledge work through vocational provision, which prepares health care professionals through the concepts of fitness to practice, purpose and award
  • Produce competent, critical, reflective and accountable health care professionals equipped to work in a multicultural context
  • Provide a learning environment that embraces diversity, facilitates widening participation and flexibility, and minimises attrition
  • Ensure that clinical competence in relevant programmes utilises current best evidence
  • Enable students to meet their full potential through the acquisition of skills and knowledge in a coherent and developmental manner throughout their programme of study
  • Ensure that physical and virtual learning environments, both academic and clinical, are effective and meet student needs and promote interprofessional learning
  • Enable students to acquire key skills associated with employability, enterprise, sustainable development and with independent and life-long learning
  • Provide flexible, responsive educational opportunities for students using state of the art technological innovation and supportive administrative services and processes
  • Foster a culture of co-operation and collaboration between the student body and staff to maximise the student voice
  • Enhance the capabilities of leaders and managers and promote and support staff development opportunities which are aligned to organisational and personal aims
  • Promote public and patient involvement in the life of the school including governance, research, knowledge transfer and curriculum design, delivery and evaluation
  • Continue to engage collaboratively with the health and social care sectors and seek out opportunities to work with new partners
  • Seek opportunities to work with a wider range of public and private partners
  • To be a school of first choice for highly talented staff
  • To retain staff through transparent, equitable and supportive working practices that recognise excellence and promotes well being
  • Achieve a diverse student body and staff profile
  • To promote a sense of citizenship in a multicultural society amongst students and staff through school governance, curriculum design and delivery of education, research and knowledge transfer
  • All activities of the school are sustainable and governed by sound financial management practices
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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MSc in Dementia Studies (Distance Learning ONLY)

Online Part time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Bradford

The MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert in Dementia Studies program is a 3 years part-time course intended for UK and international. The course will further enhance your understanding and .. [+]

MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert in Dementia Studies (Distance Learning ONLY)


This 3 years part-time course is intended for UK and international:


-- health and social care professionals who want to gain a specialist qualification in dementia


-- volunteers who have contact with people with dementia


-- individuals and family members who have been personally affected by dementia


The course will further enhance your understanding and application of the theoretical concepts and range of evidence guiding care for people with dementia.



Curriculum Details


Years one and two of the course are identical to the PgDip in Dementia Studies.... [-]

MSc in Diversity Management

Online Part time January 2016 United Kingdom Bradford

The PG Certificate, PG Diploma & MSc in Diversity Management are designed for managers and practitioners in health, social care, housing, criminal justice system and other public ... [+]

Duration: Students will normally complete the programme by full time study in one academic year or part time in 3 academic years [year 1 – Postgraduate Certificate / Year 2 – Postgraduate Diploma / Year 3 - MSc]. Please note that there is an option to complete one off modules Applicants should: • Normally hold a first degree or equivalent professional qualification. However applicants who do not possess this qualification, but have appropriate work experience may also be considered • Applicants are normally in paid or voluntary employment or must undertake a work experience during study • Evidence of professional development and the ability to study at Master’s level • Have an IELTS score of at least 6.5, with at least 5.5 in each of the four sub-tests. These are in accordance with the University of Bradford’s admission requirements Delivery: The programme is delivered through blended approach involving the economic and flexible benefits of online learning alongside the learning dynamics of an interactive, facilitator-led classroom through webinars, web conferences and face to face study days. We advise students to set aside at least 4 hours per week to undertake directed reading supported by distance learning materials and clearly defined learning tasks. Equivalent activities will be available for students who are unable to attend study days. Dates for 2014/15 study days are: 15th January 2015; 26th February 2015; 28th May 2015 and 7th July 2015. These programmes are designed for those interested in careers in equality, diversity, and inclusion as well as careers in a wider range of human resources, management, customer service, social justice, and community relations related roles in which working effectively with diversity is essential. There are 3 intakes per year – January, May and September. We are currently accepting applications for January 2015 intake with application deadline of 23rd December 2014. Free Online Taster Sessions are available to allow students to test drive learning the material in an online environment. To register for a taster session visit: For more information about the programme please visit: For informal conversations about the programme contact: Professor Uduak Archibong on +44(0)1274 236347 or Dr Caprice Lantz on +44(0)1274 233653 or email How to apply: For further information please contact or by telephone +44 1274 26367. To apply online, please visit: [-]


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