Why Choose the University of Cumbria in London
We provide an intimate study space for learners while providing a diverse, interactive and personalised learning experience.
Situated in the historic London Docklands area, our campus is just six-minute walk away from Westferry DLR Station – making it easily accessible wherever you are in London.
At our London campus, you’ll find a tight-knit community of like-minded students in the borough of Tower Hamlets.
BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care
If you want to support, care for and nurture people in your community, start your path to a career in health and social care.
Our undergraduate degree will give you the skills and knowledge you need to become a healthcare professional. In your three years with us, you’ll study modules such as Values and Principles of Health and Social Care, Psychology for Health and Social Care, and Leadership and Change.
After successfully completing your undergraduate health degree, you may apply for roles in a variety of organisations within the private, charity, and public sector (NHS).
Become a business owner within health and social care, or continue your studies at postgraduate level. The possibilities are endless.Find out more
BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care (Practice Development) Top-Up
Have experience in Health and Social Care? Our Health and Social Care (Practice Development) programme is a level six, one-year course that complements the experience you already have.
If you already have a diploma, HND, or foundation degree, this CPD course in London will give you the boost you need. You’ll study modules taught by experts in health, such as Collaborative Working, Safeguarding Across the Lifespan, and Managing Self.
On completion of this course, you’ll be a successful university graduate and in a prime position to continue onto postgraduate study or work in health care settings across London and the UK.Find out more
Independent Prescribing for Pharmacists and Non-medical Prescribing
At the London campus, we offer multi-professional part-time courses which prepare pharmacists for a role as an Independent Pharmacist Prescriber.
Prescribing by pharmacists has evolved to offer better access to medicines and to optimise the skills and expertise of pharmacists in the provision of care. This is an exciting programme of study which, on successful completion, allows students to have their qualification recorded by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and to practice as an Independent Pharmacist Prescriber.
Seize the opportunity to develop and become the best you can be.Find out more
What Our Lecturers Say
15 years' experience in the health and social care sector has provided me with extensive knowledge and understanding of a diverse range of people and their individual needs. Teaching modules like Evidence-Based Practice and Safeguarding...has meant that I have been able to bring my experiences on the field into the classroom.
Jumie Orebamjo, Practice Development Health and Social Care Lecturer
Jumie is currently undertaking a professional doctorate in education with a research focus on the academic achievement of mature female students in higher education.