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Health Studies - Applied

Are you a current graduate working within the area of health and social care? Do you want to develop your practice? This online course will extend your knowledge base so you can develop into an advanced practitioner, advisor, manager or educator within your particular area of expertise. It will equip you with the expertise to offer sound judgement, personal responsibility and initiative, in complex and unpredictable professional environments.

On completion of the course, you will graduate with an enhanced range of transferable and subject specific skills to benefit your employer, communities, patients/clients and their families as well as achieve a higher personal profile within your organisation, enhancing your prospects of promotion and/or career development.

The PGCert is awarded after completing 60 credits at Level 7 (three x 20-credit generic modules across communication, decision making and patient safety in healthcare, three x 20-credit modules in urology, continence care or stoma care, or two x 30-credit clinical modules in neuroscience).

The PGDip can be completed over a minimum of one further year part-time (dependent on module availability) and requires the completion of two 30-credit compulsory modules, Advanced methods in research and development in health and social care; Global perspectives in transforming health.

The MSc involves the completion of a 60-credit, evidence-based project.


Online, part-time.

Further enquiries

T: +44 (0)28 7167 5678

Ms Oonagh Carson
T: +44 (0)28 7167 5016

Enrolment and start dates

Year of entry: 2020/21

Postgraduate Information Session 11 March 2020
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