Our Schools

We are seven schools committed to improving quality of life by addressing some of the most important issues of our time including climate change, sustainability, peace building, poverty, and helping others by creating healthy and active societies.

School of Biomedical Sciences

Offering a range of healthcare, scientific and technical professions undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

School of Geography and Environmental Sciences

Help address challenges of the 21st Century by studying our innovative courses.

School of Health Sciences

Learn from professionally qualified staff in state of the art facilities along with a close working relationship with professional bodies and rewarding placements.

School of Nursing

Award-winning School of Nursing ranked 1st in Ireland and 7th in the UK. Innovative teaching & research culture. The best place to study your nursing degree.

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Marrying modern and innovative teaching with state of the art facilities, helping you to work as a pharmacist in today's changing health service.

School of Psychology

Offering flexible and interesting courses, we work in partnership with our students to ensure that our courses benefit our students to the fullest.

School of Sport

Our high-quality and innovative courses allow us to lead, inspire and shape the future of sport.

School of Medicine

Community-Focused, Globally Ambitious Doctors.

Institute of Mental Health Sciences

Research that transforms lives, from Gene to Gym.

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Our Research

Biomedical Sciences Research

Study of the biological mechanisms associated with cancer, diabetes, heart disease, blindness and various diseases associated with the ageing population.

Environmental Sciences Research

Addressing regional and international challenges and impacts in the 21st Century.

Nursing And Health Research

Enhancing the knowledge, expertise and engaged scholarship of nursing, midwifery, public health and allied health professions research.

Psychology Research

Research across three main themes of research in 'Mental health', 'Children, Young People and Schools', 'Health and Ageing'.

Sport and Exercise Sciences Research

World-leading research that enhances the quality of life and addresses the changing needs of sport and physical activity in society.

Further Information

Whether improving the quality of life or the quality of our environment, life and health science students really do make a difference. Well-established links with government agencies, public bodies, and the private sector, play an important role in the design of our high-quality provision.

About the Faculty of Life and Health Sciences

As a leading provider of health-related education, with almost 6,500 students and approximately 250 academic staff, we offer an extensive portfolio of accredited degree and research programmes covering seven exciting yet diverse disciplines.

People within Life and Health Sciences

Faculty of Life and Health Sciences staff profiles.

Study opportunities within Life & Health Sciences

Study Opportunities with the Faculty of Life & Health Sciences.