School of Health in Social Science

Welcome to all the new students who have joined the school!

The School has research centres, which build on the School's existing research strengths.

Centre for Applied Developmental Psychology (CADP)

Edinburgh Centre for Research on the Experience of Dementia (E-CRED)


A new 4-year undergraduate degree programme studying the complexity of human experience in health, illness and social care.

We have a strong national and international reputation as a major centre for research from combined perspectives of health and social science.

The School of Health in Social Science achieves excellent rankings in national research assessment.

We’d like to hear your views on a potential new masters in Nursing. Our survey will only take 5 minutes and your answers will help inform the development of this exciting new programme. Please access the survey here.