Faculty of Health, Science, Social Care and Education

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold award

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold award

Our commitment to high quality teaching has been recognised with a TEF Gold rating. The University has received an overall rating of Gold, as well as securing a Gold award in the framework's two new student experience and student outcomes categories.

Forward Thinking. Future Ready. Gold rated.

Our students benefit from our practising experts, an extended community and opportunities to network with professional bodies, schools, local authorities, trusts, services and industry. You'll gain real, first-hand experience, learning from experts and people with lived experiences in health, life sciences, social care and education.

Nursing and midwifery

We excel in teaching nursing and midwifery; we're leading London in midwifery, general nursing and children's nursing, and nationally, ranked top in England for general nursing and children's nursing ranked sixth in the UK (The Guardian University Guide League Tables 2024).

Education, teaching and social work

Kingston has over 100 years of experience in delivering teaching and education courses, with a particular emphasis on inclusive practice in the classroom. We're also part of one of the largest social work teaching partnerships in the country, with seven local authorities and two voluntary agencies.

Life sciences, pharmacy and chemistry

The School of Life Sciences, Pharmacy and Chemistry offers an outstanding and diverse portfolio of programmes in biological and biomedical sciences, chemistry, sport science, nutrition and pharmaceutical sciences with state-of-the-art facilities. We have excellent links with industry and partners, including GlaxoSmithKline.

Our courses

Our courses combine essential practical experience with your university education. We use virtual environments, laboratories, and simulated scenarios to help you gain the skills to put your knowledge into practice.

Our strong contacts with industry and close links with key accrediting bodies provide pathways to full professional status. Whether you want to study science, teaching, social work, midwifery or nursing, Kingston can help you achieve your career goals and give you the skills you need to make a difference to people's lives.

World-class facilities

The state-of-the-art facilities in the Faculty enable you to hone your skills by getting hands-on experience. Purposely designed to meet your learning needs, the facilities will enable you to develop your skills in real-life simulated scenarios in a safe environment.