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Health Studies Master in Science - At the institution - Coventry - West Midlands
This course aims to enhance your knowledge and understanding of theoretical and applied issues in health and social care. In addition to developing your skills in research methodologies, the course provides a range of modules from which you can construct a programme of study appropriate to your interests and career requirements. For example, contemporary issues in health and social care, evidence-based practice, clinical governance, public health, health development and interprofessional practice can be studied.
For entry on to this course, you should normally have an Honours degree in a relevant professional or academic area and work experience in health and for social care.
Health Studies Master in Science
Reasons to choose Health Studies MSc degree
Flexible Pathways: Health and social care, in the UK and globally, is changing very rapidly. This course is an opportunity to see the wider context, to build on your existing knowledge and skills to plan the next step of your contribution to improving health and well-being.
Transferable skills: Health Studies modules can provide an opportunity to widen your CV and job prospects if your first degree was a professional qualification. The modules available enhance management and leadership capabilities and may facilitate promotion opportunities within your current service. Alternatively, the course provides an overview of policy and practice within the UK, widening opportunities for international students to learn, compare and apply new knowledge.
You can study this course full-time over one year, or on a part-time basis for as little as two years. There are also exit points for part-time students at Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma levels. Part-time study requires you to attend the University for the equivalent of one afternoon and one evening per week. It is also possible to study some modules as an associate student.