Department for Health

We're one of the largest departments for student numbers at the University. Our research promotes wellbeing and enhances functional performance.

Study sport, exercise and health

Find out about our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, funding opportunities and how you can apply.


Postgraduate studies in health

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Our postgraduate taught courses combine academic excellence with flexible and innovative design and delivery. You can also apply for doctoral opportunities.



Our research and people

Through our research, we aim to promote health and wellbeing, enhance functional performance and improve the quality and efficiency of the health services.


Health research

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We carry out high-quality research with a strong applied focus, promoting population health and wellbeing and the efficiency and quality of health services.


News

Our latest news and updates.


National Student Survey 2018 results

Six of Bath’s programmes achieved 100% overall satisfaction whilst a further 16 received satisfaction ratings of 90% or above in the National Student Survey 2018.

The University of Bath has received an overall satisfaction rating of 86.04% in the latest National Student Survey results, published today (27 July 2018).

Events

See our upcoming events.


Qualitative Research Symposium 2019

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The symposium is a forum for researchers to facilitate interdisciplinary discussion of common features, challenges, and changes in qualitative research.

Equality and diversity

The Department for Health aims to support an inclusive culture that values the diversity of its staff and students. We were awarded the Athena SWAN Bronze Award in 2016.


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Athena SWAN Bronze Award

About the Department for Health

We conduct research to promote health and wellbeing, enhance functional performance and improve the health services. We offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in sport and health.

We have a number of research groups and centres within our department. Our Bath Research & Development unit provides support for getting started with research.


1 West University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom

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