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Department for Health

We deliver highly-rated courses in sport, exercise and health, alongside research to promote wellbeing and enhance functional performance.

Study sport, exercise and health

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

Apply for new academic positions

We’re recruiting for two new academic roles to work alongside staff in our growing community in the Department for Health.

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Our research

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

Big Tobacco, Big Avoidance

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New research shows which tax avoidance methods the world’s four largest publicly traded tobacco companies are using to minimise their tax bill.

Get involved with our department

We're always looking for schools and our wider community to take part in our research and outreach activities.


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Awards and accolades

Our awards, rankings and reputation.

About the Department for Health

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

We have a number of research groups and centres. Our BSW Research Hub supports NHS and HSC related research and we have resources to help get your research started.

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