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Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

At Staffordshire University, we provide high-quality postgraduate education across a wide range of subject areas including computing, design, law, business, engineering and healthcare. Whether you want to push the boundaries of your profession, or you are challenging yourself with a change in career – Staffordshire University can help you achieve your goals.

We pride ourselves on our commitment to constant improvement and evolution, with new facilities being built every year, including the new-for-2021 £40m Catalyst building.

We are more than just physical facilities, wherever in the world you are, you can study with Staffordshire University. With over 30 distance and blended learning courses available, we give you the power to study flexibly both on and off campus, graduate with a respected qualification from our award-winning institution, and achieve your full potential in your career.

It’s time to make a change with Staffordshire University. It’s time for postgraduate.

Staffordshire University

Key achievements

  • Gold for teaching excellence – Teaching Excellence Framework
  • Outstanding research - 78% rated as world-leading or internationally excellent – Research Excellence Framework
  • Top 250 young university – Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020
  • UK top 15 for teaching quality – The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020
  • Midlands University of the Year – Midlands Business Awards 2020

Connected to the UK

Our main campus is based in Stoke-on-Trent, a lively city steeped in creative and industrial heritage, with the major cities of Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool all under an hour’s commute. Plus, we have a specialist healthcare Centre of Excellence in Stafford and Staffordshire University London’s Digital Institute offering the latest in tech courses in the capital.

Investing in your future

Over recent years, we’ve invested more than £100m on facilities designed to give you the best chance of succeeding in your goals, including:

  • £40m on our brand-new Catalyst Building
  • £30m building and fitting our state-of-the art Science Centre
  • £11.5m on television, music, games design and motion capture suites in the Cadman Studios
  • £8.7m on specialist computing facilities in the new Digital Kiln
  • £5m to create the Beacon specialist learning building
  • £1.3m fitting out the Smart Zone with industry-standard designer-maker and engineering equipment
Staffordshire University

Support for your future

At Staffordshire University, we have over 100 years’ experience in supporting students through their studies. Whether it’s a concern about funding and finance for your postgraduate studies or a personal issue – we have the support networks in place so you can still get the most out of your education.

Our Student Hub is a one-stop-shop for all your needs while studying with us, and we’re also available online if you’re thinking of taking advantage of our Distance Learning programmes.

Find out more

To get more information about our postgraduate courses, speak to academics and current students, and find out about financing your studies, we host multiple Virtual Open Days that you can access on-the-move or from the comfort of your own home.



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In the Faculty of Health at Staffordshire University we take a very broad view in our definition of health and therefore the Faculty has a broad and diverse range of areas of interest. This enables us to consider traditional health areas but also to focus on wellbeing and promotion of health in its widest context. Through our work with other faculties across the University we are able to further increase the diversity of our health provision.

With bases in Staffordshire and Shropshire and excellent working relationships with NHS Trusts, local authorities and businesses across the two counties the Faculty is well placed to support learning and development through teaching, research and consultancy across the local area.

The Faculty of Health provides a broad range of awards from foundation degree to PhD. The Faculty brings together a range of experienced and professional academic staff in the areas of health care, sport and exercise, social work, advice work, public health, biomechanics, leadership, mental health, older perople, medical education and spirituality.

The faculty has three research centres which focus on different areas of the Faculty’s work. The centres are actively engaged in undertaking research, consultancy and education relevant to their area of interest. The emphasis is very much on applied research and the link with programme areas and informing practice and teaching.
The three research centres are:
• Centre for Ageing and Mental Health
• Centre for Practice and Service Improvement
• Centre for Sport, Health and Exercise Research

The Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2008 has recognised the internationally excellent research being conducted by the Centre for Sport, Health and Exercise Research at Staffordshire University. It was the 11th largest submission in sports-related studies in terms of the number of staff, demonstrating the broad range of high quality research being conducted. In the RAE 2008 research was rated on a five point scale ranging from ungraded to 4*, with grades 2*- 4* denoting ascending grades of international research quality. In our submission the majority of the research was graded as international or internationally excellent in sports-related studies.
The faculty also submitted 12.8 FTE’s to the Allied Health Professions and Studies Unit of assessment in the RAE 2008. Sixty per cent of staff submitted work ‘recognised nationally in terms of originality, significance and rigour, with 15% being recognised as internationally excellent.

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