The Institute of Health and Life Sciences



Are your career aspirations to be a health and social care professional or would you like to work with children? Do you have passion for sport and exercise? Interested in working in the world of science? Or perhaps the excitement and adventure of a working in the protective services appeals to you? Whatever your future ambitions, our extensive range of courses can help you to achieve your dreams.

The Institute of Health and Life Sciences offers study programmes - from foundation up to level 6 - in health & social care, early years, ESOL, science, sport and uniformed protective services, all of which are designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to progress within your chosen field.


in Health and Life Science

The demand for people with professional qualifications in the health and life science sector continue to grow. To work in this sector it is essential to enjoy working with and supporting people. The variety of job roles is enormous and the personal involvement is immensely satisfying and rewarding.

At Hull College, we offer a wide range of courses with clear progression routes to prepare you for a demanding yet rewarding career. We deliver quality vocational training, so you can feel confident that you will leave us ready to progress whether your goal is to progress to study at university level, find a job or secure an apprenticeship.

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"Everything I'm learning on my Health & Social Care course is helping me to prepare for my career by teaching me the skills and knowledge I need to work in the industry. There is a lot of coursework involved but it is all worthwhile because, ultimately, we are being taught and prepared for the real world."


Hull College offers outstanding specialist facilities for use by students studying all courses.

Health & Social Care students at the college receive hands-on training in   our fully-equipped real-life clinical room. Skills are learnt in a safe and efficient manner in a simulated learning environment where students can practice basic nursing skills. The clinical room has proved to be a great success, with every level group provided with the opportunity to learn and develop the vital skills needed to secure employment and embark on a career in the sector.

If you are interested in a career in the fascinating world of science, we have three dedicated laboratories - based on the 7th floor of the Tower Block. The well-equipped labs allow you the opportunity to research, design, prepare and carry out your own practical experiments and provide a realistic workplace environment that will enable you to gain practical lab skills and knowledge to work in whatever branch of the industry you choose or progress to university.

Our Sport study programmes are delivered at the college's dedicated sports facility - The Steve Prescott Centre. The impressive centre offers a large sports hall, gym, changing rooms, classrooms, a 3G pitch as well as several grass pitches. Here, our students develop their own abilities as coaches or instructors, analyse data and experience what it’s like to integrate theory into practice. Running alongside their studies, you will also be offered the opportunity to join different teams such as basketball, football and the Hull Kingston Rovers Development Academy.

Why Study
With Us?

Choosing to continue your education with us is about more than just gaining a qualification - it’s the perfect opportunity to prepare yourself for your chosen career. That's why we've put together a number of key reasons to help you decide why Hull College is the right choice for you and your future.

Career focused courses

We have one focus - to create careers, not courses. We pride ourselves on this approach, ensuring you leave us with the skills, knowledge and experience needed to begin a career in the industry of your choice.

Hands on learning

Do you learn better by working with your hands? Do you retain information better by ‘doing’ rather than ‘listening’? If so, studying one of our vocational study programmes could well be the perfect option for you!

Taught by experts

Our dedicated course tutors are experts in their fields with extensive knowledge and years of industry experience, and can therefore equip you with the necessary skills future employers are looking for.


Hull College provides a relaxing and fun environment where you will be treated like an adult. You will have lots of opportunities to grow and develop your skills outside of your studies.

Employer Links

Our close links with employers help us ensure that our curriculum reflects what is expected in industry – giving you a head start in the jobs race.