Students can study two specialist modules on this varied programme which aims to enable you to demonstrate an awareness of complex issues related to health and social care, and to critically evaluate evidence to improve practice. And three research-based modules will develop skills to allow you to appraise sources of evidence, and apply your findings, to improve health and social care settings.
- York St John University
- Course fees
- See Health CPD Finance webpages
- Full-time and part-time options available
- Start Date
- September 2018
The MSc in Professional Health & Social Care allows you to select two of the specialist modules covering a range of topics.
It also includes three research based modules that emphasise the development of skills that allow practitioners to crucially appraise sources of evidence and apply it in order to bring about improvement within a health and social care setting.
The programme will enable graduates to demonstrate a critical awareness of a range of complex issues associated with health and social care and critically evaluate evidence in this area to improve practice.
Below is a full list of the specialist modules available, (all are 30 credit modules):
- Multi-Professional Approaches to Long-Term Conditions
- Health Coaching & Behaviour Change
- Activity, Participation & Personhood in Dementia
- Facilitating Activity & Participation in Care Settings for Dementia
- AHP Leadership – Service Innovation & Transformation
- AHP Leadership – Workplace Stress & Resilience
- Active & Productive Ageing
- Modernising Services for Older People
For further information on these modules, please visit the Health CPD webpages.
Further information on this course is available in the programme specification. Please note that the programme specification relates to course content that is currently being studied by students at the University. For new programmes, the programme specification will be made available online prior to the start of the course.
York St John University works hard to create an inclusive environment for all our students. We offer a range of learning support services to assist students throughout their studies.
Qualifications and experience
You will normally have a degree or an equivalent qualification in health or social care qualifying you for registration with a relevant professional body.
You will also have post-qualifying experience, be employed or have access to an appropriate work-related health or social care provider service.
Terms and conditions
Our terms and conditions, policies and procedures contain important information about studying at York St John University. These can be accessed through our Admissions webpages.
Fees and funding
UK & EU 2016 / 17
The tuition fee for 2018 entry to this postgraduate course is £3,500 for full-time UK/EU, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man students.
See our Professional Health CPD webpages for more information about fees and funding available, including part-time and modular options.
Overseas 2016 / 17
Due to the nature of these courses they are not applicable for International students.
How to Apply
You can apply directly to the course via our Apply Now links. Please select the variant of the course that you intend to undertake (e.g. full-time or part-time) as the link will take you to a customised form for the specific course. You will need to create a login and password and complete the online form. Please contact two referees in advance of submitting your application as an automated request will go out as soon as you submit, and your application will not be reviewed until both references are in place.
Applications for September 2017 entry must be submitted and completed by 6 October 2017.
Ask a question
Do you have a question about this course? Fill out our form to send a question to our Admissions team. Alternatively, you can call us on 01904 876922.