Vikki-Jo Scott

Dean of the School of Health and Social Care
School of Health and Social Care
 Vikki-Jo Scott



Vikki-Jo has been a Head of School for Health & Social Care (formerly Health & Human Sciences) since 2013. She is a registered Nurse with a background in Critical Care Nursing. Since working in academia she has focused on Continuing Professional Development for Health and Social Care professionals. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy with a Masters in Learning and Teaching.


University of Essex

  • Head of School, Health & Social Care, University of Essex (30/9/2013 - 31/7/2019)

  • Deputy Head, Health & Human Sciences, University of Essex (1/4/2013 - 30/9/2013)

  • Director of Teaching & Learning, School of Health & Human Sciences, University of Essex (1/8/2010 - 30/9/2013)

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Pharmacological Management of Diabetes - Optimising Control (HS641)

  • Pharmacological Management of Diabetes - Initiating Therapy and Optimising (HS642)

  • Advanced Management of Diabetes (HS643)


Book chapters (1)

Porteous-Butler, V. and Janet Holt, (2010). Ethical Dilemmas in Assessment. In: Contemporary Issues in Assessment in Health Sciences and Practice Education. Editors: Hammick, M. and Reid, C., . Higher Education Academy. 0955634350. 9780955634352

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2S2.4.19, Colchester Campus