For more information about Health Studies at University of Huddersfield, please visit the webpage using the button above.

The award
MSc

How long you will study
1 Years

Domestic course fees
find out

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
find out

All study options

About Health Studies at University of Huddersfield

This course offers registered healthcare practitioners the opportunity to advance their knowledge and skills within their specialist area of practice.

It provides you with an innovative and flexible approach to learning, as well as a range of modules which enable you to develop a course to meet your individual learning needs. You will have the opportunity to develop your advanced thinking and leadership skills. These will be closely linked to your personal and practice development, as well as the needs of the changing workforce.

This course has been designed to take workforce development priorities into consideration, all of the modules were developed in partnership with educational leads from clinical practice and aim to support your knowledge development and application in practice.

Through personal development planning you will be encouraged to reflect on and continue to develop your current and ongoing knowledge, skills and competence as a professional. Personal development processes also provides a medium for recording your progress and creating an effective CV which may be used to update your personal portfolio linked to professional body requirements. Learning is facilitated from our contemporary, purpose built campus which is supported by exceptional online resources and computing and library services.

Compulsory practice elements may exist in some of the option modules and alternative modules may be available to accommodate international students.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptember Domestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardMScHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsSeptember Domestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Notes about fees for this course

Please contact the Student Finance Office for more information about 2018/19 fees and finance.

You may be eligible for funding from Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber. Detailed guidance on such funding arrangements is available in their funding guide. For further information please contact the SSPRD Admissions Team.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

  • Applicants must currently work in a health or social care setting. You must be registered with a relevant statutory body such as the NMC or HCPC if you would like to undertake modules linked to UK professional body recognition.
  • International students must be registered with a relevant professional body in their country of origin and will not be eligible for any NMC or HCPC recognition whilst undertaking this course or on its completion.
  • An Honours degree (2:2 or above) or an equivalent professional qualification appropriate to that of the proposed programme to be followed.

For applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.5 overall with no element lower than 6.0, will be considered acceptable, or equivalent. If you have alternative qualifications or do not meet the IELTS requirement we also offer a range of Pre-Sessional English Programmes.

You may be eligible to gain accreditation for your prior learning towards this course.

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