11 Apr 2016 Swansea University’s Medical School opens its doors with free information fair


Swansea University’s world-class Medical School will hold a Postgraduate Information Fair this month covering the range of education programmes it offers across across medicine, health, life science and chemistry.

The free event will be held at Singleton Campus on Saturday, April 23, from 10am to 12pm and will focus on the part-time study options available.

There will be representatives on hand from the Medical School to help explain the programmes on offer as well medical school students who can give an overview of life as a student.

Dean of the Medical School, Professor Keith Lloyd, said he is proud of what the school has achieved over the past 10 years.

He said: “We had outstanding results in national university research Excellence Framework. The Medical School was the best performing college in Swansea University receiving joint first in the UK for research environment rated as 100% world-leading.

“The Medical School has a comprehensive portfolio of programmes spanning medicine, health, and the life sciences, from undergraduate and postgraduate degrees to professional graduate training and research and is stated to be one of the UK’s fastest growing Medical School.

“2016 will also see the Medical School increase this portfolio, enabling the school to increase the number of students that study with us at Swansea.”

The Medical School’s most popular programmes include Applied Analytical Science (LCMS); Autism and Related Conditions; Health Data Science; Education for Health Professions; Health Informatics Medicine and Life Sciences; Leadership for the Health Professions; Medical Radiation; Physics; Nanomedicine; Research in Health Professions Education; and Trauma Surgery.

The Medical School is a key part of the ARCH Programme. ARCH (A Regional Collaboration for Health) is a unique partnership between Swansea University and ABMU and Hywel Dda health boards. The ARCH partners are bringing science and health together to improve the health, wealth and wellbeing in South West Wales.

Professor Lloyd added: “The Medical School is excited to be part of such a revolutionary programme.

“ARCH aims  to invest in healthcare research, build new world-class medical facilities,  improve and expand existing health and wellbeing facilities, develop and improve social approaches that can prevent health problems from developing.

“The ambition of ARCH is to improve the lives of the people of South West Wales. Investment in services and research will also bring jobs and money to our corner of Wales.

“ARCH is the reimagining of the NHS in South West Wales.

“Our close collaboration with the two health boards also means we are keen for NHS staff to develop their skills and learning. This free event will be the ideal opportunity for our NHS workforce to find out about part time study which could really enhance their own skill set and also the care they deliver to our patients.”

The information day will run from 10am to 12pm on Saturday, April 23, at the Singleton Park Campus.

For further information and to register your attendance at the Postgraduate Information Fair click here

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