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Faculty of Education and Health at the University of Greenwich

Study with the Faculty of Education and Health at the University of Greenwich

The Faculty of Education and Health at the University of Greenwich, hosts a wide selection of Postgraduate programmes in Education, Health and Psychology. With more than 125 years providing quality education The University of Greenwich is one of the Times Higher Educations top 200 most outward-looking institutions.

Complete University Guide 2017 & 2018:

  • Our Nursing subjects are ranked No. 1 in London for student satisfaction 2017 and No.2 in London for graduate prospects 2018
  • Our Psychology subjects are rated No.1 in London for student satisfaction 2018
  • Our Social work subjects are ranked in the Top 5 in London for Graduate prospects

Ofsted ratings

  • Rated Outstanding for our Primary Initial Teacher Training (ITT) 2016
  • Rated Good for our Secondary, Lifelong learning and Early years Initial Teacher Training (ITT) sectors 2016


The Faculty of Education and Health is based across the historic Greenwich campus and stunning Avery Hill Campus. With strong connections to local NHS trusts, schools and health & social care providers.

Faculty of Education and Health at the University of Greenwich

From an MSc in Adult, Children’s or Mental Health nursing to an MA in Healthcare Practice, the University of Greenwich is at the forefront of research and innovation in the fields of health and social care with many published authors on our staff disseminating their expertise to enrich the student experience.

We are dedicated to inspirational learning, combining teaching with work placements and impactful research. We also offer clinical skills laboratories which replicate NHS wards, allowing trainee health professionals to get real hands-on experience.

We work closely with local NHS partners to assure the quality of practice-based learning and offer the opportunity to undergo placements with internationally renowned NHS Foundation Trusts such as St Bart's Health and Kings College NHS Foundation, as well as more locally based services in Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust and Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.

Where appropriate our programmes offer graduate eligibility to apply for either the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) or Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Faculty of Education and Health at the University of Greenwich

Get into teaching with a PGCE in Primary Education, Lifelong learning or Secondary Education at the University of Greenwich. Our vision is to have a holistic approach to education, which reflects the whole experience of learning from birth to adulthood. We aim to create graduates who are responsive to the needs of children, young people, adults and the communities they serve.

Following the Outstanding result received by Ofsted for our primary Initial Teacher Training and the Good rating for our Secondary, Lifelong Learning and Early Years  Initial Teacher Training (ITT) sectors, the Department of Teacher Education was formed with the aim of becoming a centre of excellence and enterprise through partner led research.

Ofsted noted that ‘A consistent characteristic of trainees and Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs) across all phases is their confidence in reflecting critically on their practice. They take the appropriate steps to ensure that they promote the learning and progress of the pupils and students they teach.’

Faculty of Education and Health at the University of Greenwich

Psychology, Social Work & Counselling

Rated Number 1 for Student Satisfaction in London by The Complete University Guide 2018, students on all of our degrees will have placements and volunteering opportunities. Whether you are studying an MSc in Psychology or an MA in Social Work, you are sure to get dedicated support and be working towards a successful future career.

We work closely with local and national health and social care providers including the NHS, community and voluntary sector organisations, social enterprises, local education and health and social care providers.

We pride ourselves on combining high-quality teaching with world-class research and a vibrant student experience. Where relevant our programmes are accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as conferring eligibility for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC).

Faculty of Education and Health at the University of Greenwich


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