The Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport brings together the collective expertise of multidisciplinary academics with outstanding research track records. We have a commitment to making a difference to world needs in health, wellbeing and society through teaching, research, and public involvement.
Our vision is to be the natural first choice for everyone with an interest in health and sport. We aim to develop global citizens through our excellence in learning and teaching, focusing on employability to foster those who can make a difference through our internationally relevant, student-centred curricula and research training.
As Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence we are at the heart of Scottish sport, committed to excellence in all aspects of University sporting life. Our taught postgraduate courses integrate academic learning and professional practice, and are designed to develop graduates with the employability skills required by industry. We believe that sport makes a difference to society and strive to provide a vibrant and innovative learning and sporting environment.
Our portfolio of research-led Health Science programmes aims to advance knowledge and skills of healthcare professionals to promote patient-centred care. We are focused on understanding and improving people’s experiences of health and illness through our programmes of research and education.
We are committed to making an impact both nationally and internationally through research and knowledge exchange, enables us to make sustained and tangible contributions to addressing current and future societal issues. Our research environment was judged to be at the highest UK level of excellence, with a 100% 4 star rating in the Research Excellence Framework 2014.