Is this Programme for Me?
This MSc/PgDip in Advancing Health and Social Care aims to provide people working in the areas of Nursing, Health and Social Care and Early Childhood Care or indviduals who aspire to work in these environments, with the concepts, theories & academic skills of relevance to their work.
The course has been developed to advance knowledge and develop advanced research and leadership and management skills in semester one. In semesters 2 and 3 mandatory modules including Behaviours of Concern, Legislative and Ethics Issues and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Mindfulness will be delivered which would be applicable to people working in health and social care settings. Additionally, in semester 3 students can choose an elective module which will enhance their current career or which could assist them in aspiring to a new career. These elective modules include Teaching and Learning, eHealth, Sustainable Healthcare or Creativity in Relation to Therapeutic Settings. The modules developed will allow students to critically explore, assess, evaluate and enhance their area of professional expertise and interest. The final module, Research Dissertation, will allow students to complete research in a topic of relevance to their area of work.