Welcome from your Dean
I am very excited to welcome you to the newly formed Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences. Your time here promises to be exciting, challenging and a wonderful springboard to careers in health, psychology and social care. Together we can continue to develop and deliver world-class health and human sciences education and research that truly meets the needs of the 21st century.
This Faculty, which comprises of six Schools, is one of the UK’s largest providers of the workforce for health and social care, and by working in open, honest and respectful partnership with the NHS, social care and the public across the region, we can deliver the University’s mission to be ‘First Choice for Health’. It is also very proud to include the School of Psychology, whose research output was rated as being in the top 20 of all UK universities in psychology, neuroscience and psychiatry in the last REF exercise. I want you to enjoy your time at the University of Plymouth, work hard and achieve everything you’re capable of. You will experience knowledgeable teachers who have a national reputation for high quality, innovative teaching; world leading research and significant opportunities to discover real-world work environments whilst on placement.