Dental student wearing blue scrubs working with dental tools at a desk.

Health, Wellbeing and Social Sciences

Our Health, Wellbeing and Social Science faculty offers a wide variety of courses available at different levels enabling students to develop their skills at any point in life whether making the jump from school to college, returning to education as an adult or looking to develop professionally.

ACE lecturer supporting a student during a painting class.

Boasting two impressive sport and fitness centres at our Milton Road and Sighthill campuses, the Health, Wellbeing and Social Science faculty provides space for everyone to improve their fitness levels while also giving sports students an opportunity to gain experience and develop their skills in a real gym setting.

Spots hall at Granton campus.


  • Fitness and dance studio
  • Fixed and free weight gym
  • Sports therapy room
  • Sports hall at Sighthill and Granton
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Health student wearing blue scrubs, standing in the Digital Care Hub replica ward with a hospital bed and mannequin patient.

Digital Care Hub

The Digital Care Hub, in partnership with the University of Edinburgh, is designed to equip students with the transferrable skills required to fulfil a successful career in areas including Health and Social Care, Dental and Pharmacy with a particular emphasis on technology enabled care. 

The hub boasts state-of-the-art equipment, supporting experiential learning in a purpose-built setting. It contains a replica medical ward with patient room, toilet and wet room facilities; an infection control and decontamination area; a reflection room; a care at home room; as well as a virtual reality room designed to give students an immersive experience which demonstrates how a patient with dementia experiences day-to-day life.

What our students say...

Health, Wellbeing and Social Science courses

Access and Continuing Education

Childhood Practice

Childhood Practice

Health Professions and Social Services

Health Professions & Social Services

Sport and Fitness

Sport & Fitness

Social Science

Social Science