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Short courses

Health and social care postgraduate modules

We offer individual postgraduate modules to meet your particular CPD needs or as the beginning of your postgraduate journey to a PG Cert or MSc.

Evaluating Evidence and Effecting Change is an excellent place to start, enabling you to follow the evidence based practice approach to critique evidence and apply your findings to improve your practice or service. Other modules enable you to develop as a leader or transform your practice through the application of a health coaching approach.

Programmes available for 2020/21

MSc Degrees

  1. Professional Health & Social Care
  2. Leadership in Health & Social Care

Post Graduate Certificate (PG Cert)

  1. Health Coaching and Behaviour Change
  2. Innovation and Leadership in Health & Social Care
  3. Resilience and Leadership in Health & Social Care
  4. Advanced Musculoskeletal Practice

We hope to run this PG Cert in 20/21 but applications are not open yet due to covid-related uncertainty. If you'd like to be notified when applications open please email business@yorksj.ac.uk and ask to be added to the free CPD e-newsletter mailing list.

Outline of the programmes

A PG Cert is normally completed part time in 1 year and comprises two 30 credit modules:

  1. Evaluating Evidence and Effecting Change
  2. One of these specialist modules (your choice dictates the PG Cert title):
    1. Leadership in Health and Social Care - Service Innovation and Transformation
    2. Leadership in Health and Social Care - Workplace Stress & Resilience
    3. Health Coaching and Behaviour Change

    4. Neuro-musculoskeletal Injection Therapy*

An MSc is normally completed part time over 3 years, though 2 year part time and 1 year full time options are available. All our MSc programmes comprise four 30 credit modules and one 60 credit module:

  1. Evaluating Evidence and Effecting Change
  2. Two of these specialist modules (your choice dictates the MSc title):
    1. Leadership in Health and Social Care - Service Innovation and Transformation
    2. Leadership in Health and Social Care - Workplace Stress & Resilience
    3. Health Coaching and Behaviour Change
    4. Neuro-musculoskeletal Injection Therapy*
    5. Research Methods
    6. Research Paper (60 credits)

The Research Paper module constitutes the final 60 credits of the MSc and is the only module not available for individual study – it is only available to students on an MSc programme who have already accumulated 120 credits.

*We hope to run Neuro-musculoskeletal Injection Therapy in 20/21 but applications are not open yet due to covid-related uncertainty. If you'd like to be notified when applications open please email business@yorksj.ac.uk and ask to be added to the free CPD e-newsletter mailing list.

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