School of Health Sciences and Social Work

Courses

Undergraduate courses

Diagnostic Radiography and Medical Imaging

BSc (Hons) Approved

As one of the first universities in the country to offer this subject, this approved course is at the forefront of radiography training. It focuses on the examination and diagnosis of patients.

Study mode: full time

Human Communication Science (Top-up)

BSc (Hons)

This top-up degree offers a multi-perspective investigation into human communication and is an ideal route to communication-related professions.

Study mode: full time | part time

Nursing (Adult)

BN (Hons) Approved

Developed with local healthcare providers, this qualification makes you eligible to apply for registration as an adult nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Study mode: full time

Operating Department Practice

BSc (Hons) Approved

Develop your knowledge and skill as an operating department practitioner in the three areas of the perioperative environment of anaesthetics, scrub role and recovery.

Study mode: full time

Optometry

MOptom

Become a skilled practitioner in the field of optical and vision sciences with this four year course.

Study mode: full time

Paramedic Science

BSc (Hons) Approved

BSc Paramedic Science is a practice-based course incorporating clinical placements and specialist mentoring. It ultimately leads to qualification for the paramedic profession.

Study mode: full time

Radiotherapy and Oncology

BSc (Hons) Approved

As one of the first universities in the country to offer this subject, this approved course is at the forefront of radiography training and specifically focuses on the treatment and recovery process.

Study mode: full time

Social Work

BSc (Hons) Approved

This approved course provides you with the knowledge, theory, values and skills to work with the most vulnerable individuals and groups in society.

Study mode: full time

Postgraduate courses

Science

MRes

An excellent opportunity to join an active research team and develop your science career.

Study mode: full time | part time

Optometry

MOptom

Become a skilled practitioner in the field of optical and vision sciences with this four year course.

Study mode: full time

Professional Doctorate in Health and Social Care

ProfDoc

Reflect on and contribute to practice in your area of work through research as a health and social care professional.

Study mode: part time

Social Work

MSc Approved

MSc Social Work is an approved qualification, relevant and up-to-date with today’s standards of social work provision and practice – both in the UK and overseas.

Study mode: full time

Systematic Reviews in Health

PgCert

Learn the skills to conduct a systematic review with this PgCert course.

Study mode: distance learning

POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH

Postgraduate research at Portsmouth provides opportunities to work with research teams on a range of projects with many active collaborative projects between groups and with external institutions.

We run PhD, MPhil and MRes programmes, either on full or part-time basis. For a full range of postgraduate research opportunities, please visit the Graduate School's Postgraduate Research page.