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UCS delivers postgraduate taught degrees, diplomas and certificates, and a range of professional and CPD qualifications, and also postgraduate research studentships in a number of areas.
UCS is an exciting place to be and a stimulating environment in which to learn and undertake research. Our courses encourage and provoke your thinking skills; our facilities will allow you to explore new ideas; and the staff will support and challenge you to improve your expertise still further. In addition, through our two top quality '1994 Group' validating universities, the University of East Anglia and the University of Essex, we are part of a thriving and excellent intellectual community of scholars.
Our links with business and the professions ensure courses are relevant, our graduates in demand and our research supported. The UCS Academy crystallises this high quality activity, promoting the research culture of UCS, raising our profile, and promoting favourable relationships with key individuals, regionally, nationally and internationally.
UCS is a hub where staff and students, science and art, business and education can interact in new and exciting ways. The five Academic Schools include: Applied Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities, Business, Leadership and Enterprise, Nursing and Midwifery, and Science, Technology and Health.
School of Applied Social Sciences
The School of Applied Social Sciences currently has over 800 students taught by 33 members of staff based in Ipswich. Programmes are delivered at undergraduate and postgraduate level in Early Years, Psychology, Sociology, Criminology, Youth Studies, Social Work and Education. The School has a proven track record in bringing together high academic standards with real world professionalism and works closely with various national and local governments to transform and professionalise the workforce.
School of Applied Social Sciences courses
School of Arts and Humanities
The School of Arts and Humanities at UCS is committed to creative and artistic endeavour underpinned by the rigour of scholarship, and the risks and challenges associated with innovation and inspiration. The School's unique geographical location, where rural and urban landscapes meet, gives rise to new opportunities in response to environmental and technological change. Enquiry, reflection and sharing are key to the philosophy of the School where the students, at the boundaries and edges of location and knowledge discovery, will explore their personal and creative potential and define their futures as enterprising graduates.
School of Arts and Humanities courses
School of Business, Leadership and Enterprise
The School of Business, Leadership and Enterprise has around 500 students and is looking to continue its impressive growth in recent years. The School has a balanced portfolio of courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including a full and part-time MBA. The School of Business, Leadership and Enterprise comprises of two Divisions: the long established Division of Business and the Division of Leadership and Enterprise. The Division of Leadership and Enterprise builds on the exciting academic developments which have already taken place in this crucial and emerging area. Links with business are strong, especially locally in the East of England with involvement in curriculum development, continuing professional development, research and consultancy.
School of Business, Leadership and Enterprise courses
School of Nursing and Midwifery
The School of Nursing and Midwifery team presently enjoy supporting approximately 800 full and part-time students studying Foundation degrees, Diplomas, Honours degrees, Continued Professional Development (CPD) and Postgraduate awards. To support these programmes there are 40 academic staff based in Ipswich and across the region, who each have extensive expertise and qualifications. The School has very strong partnership links with practice across all health fields, this includes the NHS, private, statutory and voluntary sectors. Work-based learning is an integral aspect of all the programmes offered and to support this, a new state of the art Clinical Skills Centre has been developed in the James Hehir Building on the Ipswich Waterfront. This resource is invaluable for learning and assessment, providing a realistic environment in preparation for clinical practice.
School of Nursing and Midwifery courses
School of Science, Technology and Health
The School of Science, Technology and Health covers courses focusing on contemporary knowledge and current issues and is being expanded to include a degree in Bioscience and Masters degrees in the Science of Healthy Ageing and Regenerative Medicine. The School prides itself on producing graduates who understand both science and how it is commercialised for use in society - the emphasis is always on the employability of graduating students. The School are a key provider of professional healthcare courses across the East of England and work closely with employers, the NHS, local government and other not-for-profit organisations, key stakeholders and industrial partners as well as the Suffolk County Welfare Group. Head of School, Professor Brendon Noble, is an expert in bone diseases, stem cells and regenerative medicine. Other members of academic staff undertake research and consultancy in a number of fields including cell therapy manufacture, medical devices, exercise and ageing, drug discovery, nursing practice, public health and virtual environments and non-invasive imaging.
School of Science, Technology and Health courses
UCS puts you at the heart of a unique network. With environments where you can find new ways to engage, interact and learn. In inspiring and stunning surroundings, where you can build knowledge and share experiences. In buildings with state-of-the-art technology, modern facilities and flexible teaching, learning and social spaces.With all services easily accessible and personable, supportive staff.
Ipswich is the county town of Suffolk and with its metropolitan atmosphere is packed with shops, restaurants, cosy bistros, pubs and clubs, all within walking distance of the Ipswich Campus. Many of the nightclubs in Ipswich run nights especially for students. The Cardinal Park leisure complex provides a multiplex cinema, restaurants and nightclubs; ideal for students looking for varied nights out. The facilities at UCS Ipswich include the landmark Waterfront Building and the brand new six story James Hehir building which houses the new UCS Union bar, Kai. The Library recently received a £2.5m renovation and now features a modern, IT-rich study environment appropriate for students in the twenty first century. It also features group study pods equipped with iMacs, a completely silent study area and a new lift which opens straight into the main library.
Whatever course you choose to study with us you will experience the highest quality in teaching, learning and social environments.
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