Health and social care

As a health and social care student at Greenwich, you can expect research-active expert tutors, work placements and great job prospects thanks to our strong links with social care providers.

Health and Social Care at the University of Greenwich (UK)

The School of Health and Social Care offers many areas of health, social care, psychology and counselling at a wide range of levels, from foundation degree to MPhil/PhD. Our programmes are demanding but can lead to a great choice of challenging and rewarding careers.

Our courses

We offer degrees in health and social care as well as speech and language therapy. You can study full-time, part-time, or take a sandwich degree, which includes a work placement year. Our extended course in public health has a foundation year to prepare you for degree-level study.

Research and partnerships

We have a history of carrying out specific and multidisciplinary activity across a range of research and enterprise contexts including the delivery of training and CPD.

The Nation’s Lifesaver

Dr Lesley Dibley’s innovate research into gastroenterology has been shared with 2,500 surgeons and 1,00 specialist nurses across Europe and given a voice to marginalised patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

Join us as a research student

As well as providing a rich and fulfilling experience, research programmes at Greenwich are at the leading edge of progress in a range of industries.


Working with industry

Our expert staff, industry-standard facilities and research expertise can help your business grow.

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Greenwich Research & Enterprise


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The Institute for Lifecourse Development (ILD)

Our new institute will support internationally leading research and practice in Education, Health and the Human Sciences, and will build on the strengths across the university and wider community.

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