School of Health and Life Sciences

School of Health and Life Sciences

The largest faculty of its kind in Scotland offering innovative teaching, firmly focused on the real-world challenges facing today's health care and life sciences.

Programme Recommendation

Nursing (with UK Nursing Competency Development Course) (MSc)

Campus:/Lanarkshire Campus

Our MSc Nursing course is designed to provide a progressive pathway of master’s level study for all registered nurses working in all fields of practice.

Midwifery(MSc)

Campus:Lanarkshire Campus

This innovative and dynamic three-year midwifery programme will enable you to become a highly educated and skilled midwife with the potential for management, leadership, consultancy, educational and research roles.

Sport Coaching (MSc)

Campus:Lanarkshire Campus

This programme aims to advance your coaching skills through the application of science to sport. It draws on a range of disciplines including sport psychology, strength and conditioning, and performance analysis. Whether you coach children, elite youth performers or talented masters athletes, the programme is designed to support the application of scientific principles to challenge and enhance your coaching practice.

Nursing Studies(BSc Hons)(3rd Year Entry)

Campus:Paisley Campus

UWS’s BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies allows you to progress your career as a nursing professional.

Applied Biomedical Science(BSc Hons)

Campus:Lanarkshire Campus

Enter a career at the forefront of modern healthcare with UWS’s BSc (Hons) Applied Biomedical Science programme.

Biomedical Science (BSc Hons)

Campus:Lanarkshire Campus

Enter a career at the forefront of modern healthcare with UWS’s BSc (Hons) Applied Biomedical Science programme.

Sport and Exercise Science (BSc Hons)

Campus:Lanarkshire Campus

UWS's BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science prepares you for a career where you will learn how to support athletes in maximising their performance.

Sport Development (BSc Hons)

Campus:Lanarkshire Campus

UWS’s BSc (Hons) Sport Development will focuses on how to help people lead healthy, active lifestyles.

Sport Coaching (BSc Hons)

Campus:Lanarkshire Campus

UWS’s BSc (Hons) Sport Coaching will help you develop the skills and expertise required to become a professional sports coach.

Sports Coaching and Development(BA/BSc Hons)

Campus:Lanarkshire Campus

Prepare for employment in the sports coaching and development industries with UWS’s BA/BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching & Development.

Applied Bioscience and Zoology(BSc Hons)

Campus:Lanarkshire Campus

Get ready to pursue a career in the zoological sciences with UWS’s BSc (Hons) Applied Bioscience & Zoology degree.

Occupational Safety & Health(BSc Hons)

Campus:Lanarkshire Campus

UWS’s BSc (Hons) Occupational Safety & Health is professionally-accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge to lead and manage health and safety in the workplace.

Adult Nursing (MSc)

Campus:Lanarkshire Campus

This exciting, two-year pre-registration course is underpinned by master’s level education, enabling you to become a highly educated adult nurse with longer term potential for management, leadership, consultancy, educational and research roles.

Mental Health Nursing(BSc)

Campus:Paisley Campus /Lanarkshire Campus /Ayr Campus

Get your career as a mental health nurse off on its best foot forward with UWS's BSc Mental Health Nursing, with an NMC accredited BSc Honours pathway providing a competitive, optional additional year to progress to Honours degree qualification (subject to Government funding and bursary).

Advanced Biomedical Science (MSc)

Campus:Paisley Campus

Our MSc Advanced Biomedical Science programme gives you the skills and knowledge to advance (or build towards) a career as an NHS biomedical scientist. The proficiencies covered are also transferable to careers within the bioscience sector and research.

Biotechnology (MSc)

Campus:Lanarkshire Campus

Designed and delivered with industry input, the programme will develop your knowledge and understanding of a range of theoretical and practical skills relevant to the biotechnology industry, advance your understanding of the industry and grow your research skills.

Adult Nursing (BSc)

Campus:Paisley Campus /Lanarkshire Campus /Ayr Campus

The BSc Adult Nursing prepares graduates to begin the study of nursing as a discipline and, following completion to the threshold standard of ordinary degree, to meet the requirements for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). An NMC accredited BSc Honours pathway provides a competitive, optional additional year to progress to Honours degree qualification (subject to Government funding and bursary).

Midwifery(BSc)

Campus:Lanarkshire Campus

Prepare for a rewarding career as a professional midwife with UWS’s BSc Midwifery.

Mental Health Nursing (MSc)

Campus:Lanarkshire Campus

This exciting, two-year pre-registration course is underpinned by master’s level education, enabling you to become a highly educated mental health nurse with longer term potential for management, leadership, consultancy, educational and research roles.

Master of Public Health(MPH)

Campus:Lanarkshire Campus

This degree has been designed to offer you a solid basis in public health epidemiology, health policy and global economics, health education and health promotion, statistics, and infection and disease control – delivered via a mixture of face-to-face, online and blended delivery of modules.

Applied Bioscience with Forensic Investigation(BSc Hons)

Campus:Lanarkshire Campus

Get ready to pursue a career in the biological or forensic sciences with UWS’s BSc Applied Bioscience with Forensic Investigation programme.

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