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.

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MSc Professional Health and Social Care - Full-time

MSc Professional Health and Social Care - 2 Year Part-time

MSc Professional Health and Social Care - 3 Year Part-time

Course fees
See Health CPD Finance webpages
Full-time and part-time options available
Start Date
September 2016


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):

  • 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.

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.


UK & EU 2016 / 17

The tuition fee for 2016 entry to this postgraduate course is £5,700 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.

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