Professional Health & Social Care MSc

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 2019
Psychological & Social Sciences

Course structure

MSc Professional Health and Social Care Studies (PDF, 114KB)

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.

Compulsory Modules

Specialist Modules

Below is a full list of the specialist modules available, (all are 30 credit modules):

For further information on these modules, please visit the Health CPD webpages.

Programme specification

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.

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York St John University works hard to create an inclusive environment for all our students. We offer a range of disability advice services to assist students throughout their studies.

Entry Requirements

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.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

UK & EU 2019 / 20

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 2019 / 20

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.

Apply now for MSc Professional Health and Social Care Full Time September 2019

Apply now for MSc Professional Health and Social Care Two Year Part Time September 2019

Apply now for MSc Professional Health and Social Care Three Year Part Time September 2019

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