About the faculty
We’ve spent £41million expanding and improving the health facilities at our City South campus. Our facilities offer hands-on practical experience with professional standard equipment across our sport, health and education courses.
Come along to one of our open days for a tour of the building and to see the facilities for yourself.
School of Education and Social Work
The School of Education and Social Work has a long and established history when it comes to delivering initial teacher training (ITT), education, childhood and youth courses in Birmingham. We offer high quality courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate degree level that are tailored to meet the needs of the professions.
School of Nursing and Midwifery
We are the largest trainer of undergraduate nurses in the UK (based on number of students enrolled; HESA Student Record 2020/21; © Higher Education Statistics Agency Limited), offering cutting-edge learning facilities including state-of-the-art lecture theatres and seminar rooms, mock wards, birthing rooms, operating theatres and virtual reality software. Our departments cover Adult Nursing, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities, Midwifery and Child Health.
School of Health Sciences
We are one of the largest and most diverse providers of health and social care education in the country and our departments comprise of Operating Department Practice, Paramedics, Public and Community Health, Radiography, Speech and Language Therapy, Sport and Life Sciences.
Defence School of Healthcare Education
The Defence School of Healthcare Education, Department of Healthcare Education (formerly the Defence School of Health Care Studies and the Defence School of Postgraduate Medical Studies) is the Armed Forces' provider of healthcare education to Defence Medical Services personnel.
Powering the front line
Birmingham City University plays a major part in ‘powering the front line’ of our essential health, education and care services within the city, throughout the region and across the country.