MANCHESTER METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY – FACULTY OF HEALTH, PSYCHOLOGY AND SOCIAL CARE
Address: Faculty of Health, Psychology & Social Care, Manchester Metropolitan University, Brooks Building, 53 Bonsall Street, Manchester M15 6GX
Tel: +44 (0)161 247 6969
Manchester Metropolitan University – Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care
We deliver a range of award winning and accredited programmes shaping the future of healthcare.
Led by teams of experts in their field, many of our academic staff are healthcare professionals who have worked in a range of settings in industry and are engaged, both nationally and internationally, in innovative research activities.
We aim to educate through relevant, real world insight and knowledge inspiring healthcare leaders of the future. From Nutrition, Psychology and Social Care to Nursing, Physiotherapy and more, our dedicated subject areas give you the opportunity to make the health and wellbeing of others your profession.
We are proud to be part of a worldwide community. And we are committed to extending the transnational work of our award-winning programmes and innovative research.
With strong links across the globe – with other universities, major multinational organisations and students from over 120 countries – study with us in Manchester and you’ll be a part of our world.
Gain an insight into some of our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes:
Nutritional Sciences at Manchester Met
Studying Nutrition, you’ll explore the complex relationships between diet and physical health, contemporary nutrition issues and the factors that influence food innovation in today’s fast paced, information age.
We provide a range of accredited Nutrition courses at undergraduate level, and a variety of postgraduate programmes that are working towards accreditation with the Association for Nutrition. Our programmes cover all aspects of nutrition from MSc Human Nutrition and MSc Food Science and Innovation to BSc Sport and Exercise Nutrition and BSc Nutritional Sciences. These courses allow you to gain specialised skills and knowledge to develop a career as a nutritionist across a variety of roles in industry. We also put a heavy emphasis on placements so there will be opportunities to put professional skills into practice.
Some of our recent MSc research projects have included creating functional yogurts for elderly consumers, developing sustainable vegan ice cream made with tiger nuts and looking into how diet and calorie intake might affect the efficacy of chemotherapy.
You’ll also have the chance to develop practical skills in our specialist facilities, including a -80 cryofreezer or Sensory Suites, allowing you to assess food quality. You may also study the development of products in the carbohydrate studio, test bakery or testing laboratories. Manchester Met is also home to MetMUnch, an international award-winning, student-led social enterprise promoting sustainable, nutritious food.
Physiotherapy at Manchester Met
We also deliver expert led Physiotherapy programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, which incorporate the core values of the UK NHS constitution to help prepare you for the challenges of working as a physiotherapist in a modern practice.
To teach you essential clinical reasoning skills we use real patient case studies, giving you the opportunity to try out your practical skills, such as joint mobilisations and massage, on people in your class and on patient simulators.
Physiotherapy students are based in our award-winning Brooks building which houses seven physiotherapy practical rooms, including an electrotherapy area and physiotherapy gym, and a Movement Laboratory; a state-of-the-art Qualysis system allowing a person’s movement to be visualised and analysed.
We also have an in house Physiotherapy clinic the Manchester Movement Unit based on campus that is open to the public. Run by a professional team of specialists the clinic offers a range of evidence-based physiotherapy and holistic treatments. You may have the opportunity to be involved with the Movement Unit learning sports massage skills alongside your degree course.
Nursing and Postgraduate Medical programmes at Manchester Met
Our Nursing department is award winning, with a strong focus on developing practical, clinical skills through placements and practice. We’ve designed our Nursing courses around the core values of the UK NHS constitution so that you understand what’s required in caring for and supporting vulnerable patients.
Our specialist facilities include high-tech clinical suites and simulation laboratories that are a realistic representation of professional equipment, and provide the opportunity to put your academic knowledge into practice in safe surroundings.
We deliver a variety of courses from BSc Mental Health Nursing, BSc Adult Nursing to specialist masters programmes in our Postgraduate Medical School, such as MSc Emergency Medicine, to further enhance your skills and progress your professional medical journey.
The Postgraduate Medical School is a University wide initiative that aims to be recognised globally as an outstanding and innovative School; leading in education, applied research and knowledge exchange.
The School is home to key taught masters programmes and a vibrant clinical research community with a local, national and international presence.
The Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care are working in collaboration with colleagues across the University, city and internationally, to develop models of healthcare delivery and care pathways across a range of clinical areas and expertise. Programmes include:
- MSc Sport and Exercise Medicine
- MSc Emergency Medicine
- Masters in Medicine (Sport and Exercise Medicine)
- Masters in Medicine (Emergency Medicine)
- Masters in Medicine (Psychiatry)
We are developing additional courses in the areas of perioperative medicine and integrated healthcare leadership.
The Postgraduate Medical School also offers full or part time study by research via a number of pathways dependent on your circumstances and your existing published work.
“Our vision is to be a leading global provider of health and human science higher education. To be engaged in applied research and knowledge exchange, which contributes to the integration of health and social care systems through innovative education, consultancy and partnership with the very best UK and international health and social care providers. We will have a focus on biomedical, bioengineering and the human dimensions of population, health and wellbeing”
Professor Alison Chambers