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Health degrees hailed as ‘area of excellence’

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Liverpool Hope University has been recognised as one of the best institutions in the country for Health Studies.

Hope ranked second in the UK for the subject in the 2023 Complete University Guide, which has selected it as an ‘area of excellence’.

The Complete University Guide uses the term Health Studies to include courses that look at the structures and issues of health and social care that underpin society.

Hope offers undergraduate courses in both and , which scored highly for teaching quality and also received the highest score nationwide for graduate prospects.

Dr Penny Haughan, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost said: “To be recognised in the Complete University Guide’s areas of excellence reinforces that Liverpool Hope University remains a leading UK institution in the field of Health Studies.

“The health and social care sector has a vital role to play in society, and the quality of our research-informed teaching and the professional experience of our staff continues to produce graduates who go on to enjoy successful careers, which has been highlighted in these rankings.”

The Complete University Guide has compiled annual university league tables for more than 25 years.

Its rankings feature 10 performance indicators including entry standards, student satisfaction, research quality and graduate prospects.

The 2023 ‘areas of excellence’ profiles universities who rank in the top 10 nationally for specific subjects.

They have been compiled ahead of January’s UCAS deadline for 2023/24 entry to shine a light on the best courses in the country in various fields.

Hope’s Health & Wellbeing and Health & Social Care courses are delivered by the .

Within the School, students benefit from a dedicated Practice, Placement and Service User team who facilitate relevant professional skills onto degree programmes and support students into placements.

The University enjoys strong relationships with organisations such as Liverpool Local Authority, Nugent Care and Person Shaped Services (PSS), and also offers international opportunities in India, Gambia, Turkey, Greece, the United States and Palestine.

Published on 06/01/2023