School of Health Sciences and Social Work

What we offer

  • Centre for Simulation in Healthcare

    Within the Centre for Simulation in Healthcare, you will have the opportunity to practice your skills in physical assessment and clinical examination, as well as responding to deterioration in the patient’s condition. You will work alone and as part of a team to manage a number of complex clinical situations. The Centre offers you the chance to practice your skills in clinical decision-making and leadership in real time, so that you will be able to evaluate how effectively you respond to clinical need.


    Centre for Simulation in Healthcare
  • Professional doctorate

    The University of Portsmouth was one of the first institutions to respond to the rapid changes within the healthcare professions by offering a Professional Doctorate in Health and Social Care Disciplines programme. This programme started in October 2000, and has been highly successful in its delivery to health and social care professionals.

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    Professional doctorate