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23 Apr 22

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Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine & Social Care

We’re the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England and are proud to train the doctors in the first School of Medicine in Essex.

Our courses have been designed with you in mind. You'll learn using high-end facilities which mirror real-life clinical situations, be educated by award winning academics and graduate with the skills to impact people's lives.

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Study with us

We offer a range of undergraduate, postgraduate, research and CPD courses at our campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough.

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Meet us

Find out more about our courses and life at ARU at an Open Day or Taster Day.

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Placements are an integral part of many of our courses, and give you real experience for when you start your career.

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Our world-class facilities are designed to give students a simulated feel of the clinical environment they will work in.

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Student stories

Read about our students' experiences at ARU and where their degrees have taken them.

Read our students' stories
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We are active in a wide range of research areas in the health, education, medicine and social care fields and aim to make a real difference to people’s lives.

Research in the Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care

Our schools

School of Allied Health
School of Education and Social Care
School of Medicine
School of Nursing and Midwifery