Our Schools

We are seven schools committed to improving quality of life by addressing some of the most important issues of our time including climate change, sustainability, peace building, poverty, and helping others by creating healthy and active societies.

Biomedical Sciences

Offering a range of healthcare, scientific and technical professions undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Geography and Environmental Sciences

Help address challenges of the 21st Century by studying our innovative courses.

Health Sciences

Learn from professionally qualified staff in state of the art facilities along with a close...


Community-Focused, Globally Ambitious Doctors.

School of Nursing

Award-winning School of Nursing ranked 1st in Ireland and 7th in the UK. Innovative teaching...

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Marrying modern and innovative teaching with state of the art facilities, helping you to work...


Offering flexible and interesting courses, we work in partnership with our students to ensure that...


Our high-quality and innovative courses allow us to lead, inspire and shape the future of...

Our Research

  • Major breakthroughs and make a difference to future generations
  • Helping change the way others understand the world in a time of rapid societal and environmental change
  • Creating the cutting edge medicine of the future
  • Helping manage illnesses and rehabilitation to make lives better
  • Leading, inspiring and shaping the future of sport
  • Informing and influencing government policy to make positive impacts on society

Biomedical Sciences

Study of the biological mechanisms associated with cancer, diabetes, heart disease, blindness and various diseases...

Geography and Environmental Sciences Research

Addressing regional and international challenges and impacts in the 21st Century.

Institute of Nursing and Health Research

Enhancing the knowledge, expertise and engaged scholarship of nursing, midwifery, public health and allied health...

Psychology Research

Research across three main themes of research in 'Mental health', 'Children, Young People and Schools',...

Sport and Exercise Sciences

World-leading research that enhances the quality of life and addresses the changing needs of sport...

Further Information

Whether improving the quality of life or the quality of our environment, life and health science students really do make a difference. Well-established links with government agencies, public bodies, and the private sector, play an important role in the design of our high-quality provision.

About the Faculty

As a leading provider of health-related education, with almost 6,500 students and approximately 250 academic...


Faculty of Life and Health Sciences staff profiles.

Study opportunities

Study Opportunities with the Faculty of Life & Health Sciences.