Health Studies - Applied - Online

Ulster University - Magee

Health Studies - Applied - Online

Changing health and social care requirements demand responsive, knowledgeable, creative and skilled graduates from the health and social care professions. This flexible, online programme, aimed at registered healthcare professionals, will develop the skills necessary to advance practice in your chosen profession. Within your area of expertise, you will enhance existing and develop new transferrable skills including critical thinking, leadership and innovation designed to assist you in playing a more effective role in increasingly complex professional environments.

The PGCert route is tailored and awarded on completion of 60 credit points. You can choose to study one of five pathways including Continence Care, Developing Practice, Neuroscience, Stoma or Urology Care with modules including the fundamentals of your chosen area as well as evidence based methods of changing and advancing care. The PGDip requires the completion of two additional compulsory modules, Advanced Methods in Research and Development in Health and Social Care and Global Perspectives in Transforming Health. The MSc requires the completion of a further 60 credit, evidence-based project.

For further course details please see "Course Web Page" below.

Entry requirements

To apply to our postgraduate taught programmes, you must meet the University's General Entrance Requirements and any course-specific requirements.

These vary depending on the course and are detailed online.

If English language is not your first language this course requires a minimum English level of IELTS 6.0, or equivalent. Visit for more details on English language requirements.

For full entry requirements please see "Course Web Page" below.

Application dates

Your Application
You can apply directly to Ulster any time of year. We advise that you submit your application two weeks prior to your course start date to ensure sufficient time to review your application and, should you be made an offer, complete all necessary enrolment admin.

To start an application, you must create an Ulster University account. Do not worry. You don't need to complete your application in one go. We understand that this is a big decision. Our admissions team are on hand to help you with both the form and any documentation that you may need as part of your application.

Application is through the University's online application system (see "Application Weblink" below).


Part-time/Online. This course is taught online so you can study where you want, when you want.

Enrolment dates

Year of entry: 2020/21

Postgraduate Information Session 11 March 2020
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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma at UK Level 7,Degree - Masters at UK Level 7,Postgraduate Certificate at UK Level 7

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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