About us

About the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Social Care

Welcome to the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Social Care, where you will find a vibrant and dedicated group of academic and professional service staff ready to walk with you through your academic or research journey.

The Faculty comprises of two schools, an institute and research centres, and is the affiliate home for the Kent an Medway Medical School within Canterbury Christ Church University.

Our Faculty is engaged in delivering programmes of learning, innovation and research that enrich, educate and support the health and wellbeing of students, practitioners and communities, and prepare citizens for lives of consequence.

Our Portfolio of programmes and our research has helped us establish a reputation for the development of knowledge, skills and behaviours to influence and transform individuals, teams and organisations across the sector. 

Our curriculum content is research informed and delivered by scholarly and research engaged academics who are at the forefront of developing their subject and which promotes interprofessional and integrated practice.

Excellent teaching and learning facilities catering for students who want to be immersed within our culture, those who want to visit intermittently, or those who are studying from their own home. This includes fully-equipped Simulation Suites and access to award winning libraries at Canterbury and Medway campuses and access to integrated technology with ready to access content.

High quality student experiences in placements through effective partnership working via our network local, regional, national and international providers of health and social care services (including the NHS, Local Authorities, Social Enterprise and Private Voluntary and the Independent Sector).

A university experience which will support you to develop skills for your chosen career, for life and for employability. 93% of all our most recent undergraduates are in employment or further study after six months (DHLE 2016/17).

Flexible Work Based Continuing Development Programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level to allow bespoke solutions to match your own or your employer’s desired outcomes

Research opportunities within our supportive and friendly community, which are proven to have impact. 98% of the research undertaken and submitted to the 2014 REF (Research Excellence Framework) by staff within this area has been recognised as world leading or internationally significant.

We look forward to meeting and welcoming you.

Debra Teasdale

Debra Towse

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Medical Education Development)

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Social Care


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