Mrs Sharon Harvey

Associate Professor, Nursing

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 205678 ext 8540

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Sharon Harvey qualified as a nurse in 1996 and worked in intensive care services across South and West Wales before becoming a clinical skills tutor at Swansea University. In over 17 years in higher education and now an Associate Professor, Sharon has undertaken a number of roles including: adult nursing team leader, programme director for the MA in Education for the Health Professions and latterly Deputy Head of Learning and Teaching for the College of Human & Health Sciences.   

Sharon is passionate about ensuring a high-quality student learning experience and has been involved in developing curricula for a number of programmes including the MA Education for the Health Professions and the MSc Nursing (Pre-registration) programme which was the first postgraduate pre-registration nursing programme in Wales. Development of these programmes involved at both an operational and steering group level working with professional bodies to ensure the development of high-quality programmes.  


Areas Of Expertise

  • Learning and Teaching Principles, Theories and Methods
  • Pedagogic Research and Scholarship
  • Fundamental Nursing Skills
  • Mixed Methods
  • Case Study Research
  • Nursing
  • Critical Care Nursing

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Learning and Teaching Principles, Theories and Methods 

Fundamental Nursing Skills 

Research Principles and Methods 

Critical Care Nursing Skills 


Sharon is currently undertaking a PhD which is researching student involvement in curriculum development in nurse education.  

Award Highlights

Senior Fellowship HEA