Edge Hill University is one of the largest providers of health and social care education in the North West of England, with approximately 4,000 professionals trained and educated at Edge Hill every year.
The Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine provides responsive, high-quality education delivered in state-of-the-art facilities for those working in, or seeking to work in, health and social care.
Learning resources for health and social care students include over 23,000 books, journals and electronic resources, with access also available to facilities at several NHS study centres.
Edge Hill University has an excellent reputation for student support and our nursing, midwifery, paramedic and operating department practitioner students are allocated a personal tutor. All our students benefit from access to a range of services, from an award-winning Careers Centre to trained counsellors and finance and welfare advisors.
The Edge Hill University experience is designed to prepare all students for their future careers. We have an excellent track record in graduate employment and Edge Hill is the top performing University in the North-West region for employability, with 95% of graduates in work or further study six months after graduating. (www.unistats.com.)
Our employability rating for Midwifery, Nursing (all fields), Operating Department Practice (ODP) and Paramedic Practice is 100%.
We continue to invest in state-of-the-art facilities for our students with £150m invested in developments at our Ormskirk campus over the last decade, including a £14 million Faculty of Health, Social Care & Medicine building.
The Faculty’s Postgraduate Centre at Aintree Hospital, Liverpool has also recently undergone a complete refurbishment to provide a dedicated base for health and social care professionals undertaking professional development study.
The University’s ambitious plans for expansion include a planned investment of £220m by 2020.