Study Health and Wellbeing at Ulster University in the United Kingdom.
This postgraduate programme in Health and Wellbeing aims to develop highly knowledgeable and skilled graduates from the health and social care professions. It extends the knowledge base necessary for practitioners to function at an advanced level and t o develop into expert or advanced practitioners within their particular area of expertise. There is an emphasis on the application of knowledge to practice and the development of leadership skills.
This is a new programme which has superseded a previous programme (PG Diploma/ MSc Health and Social Care) and has evolved as a dynamic coherent course which is intended to appeal to a wide range of professionals working within the health and social care setting.
This programme responds to the ever changing healthcare requirements of the twenty-first century by developing highly knowledgeable and skilled postgraduates from the health and social care professions, including nurses and midwives. The programme particularly extends the knowledge base necessary for practitioners to function at an advanced level and to develop into expert or advanced practitioners, advisers, managers or educators within their particular area of expertise. There is emphasis upon the application of knowledge to practice, thus enhancing the leadership capacity of graduands. The programme is based on interprofessional learning which helps students to acquire the broad theoretical and practical perspectives relevant to todays complex health and social care arena.
The underpinning knowledge base of the PG Dip/MSc Health and Wellbeing programme requires students to address expectations of national and local directives aimed at improving the standards of health and social care in partnership with key stakeholders such as service providers and commissioners.