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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of the West of Scotland

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    MAY-21, SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

OVERVIEW

This MSc Health Studies offers health and social care professionals the opportunity to build upon their knowledge and develop the skills and expertise requirements of senior health and social care professionals and strategic leaders.

The programme consists of core and option study modules set within a framework of inter-related themes including:

  • contemporary issues
  • role enhancement
  • evidence-based practice

Modules reflect relevant contemporary issues for healthcare professionals and are mapped against the core and specific dimensions of the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework. These are equally applicable to many professional and organisational groups.

You will also have the opportunity to select areas of particular interest that are meaningful and relevant within your own organisation/work setting.

ASSESSMENT

Our assessment methodology is influenced by the learning outcomes to be tested and employs a range of methods including:

  • essays
  • reports
  • strategic planning proposals
  • critical incident analysis
  • projects
  • research proposal
  • dissertation

Students will also achieve PGDip and PGCert awards in this course.

Tuition fees

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£ 13,000overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of the West of Scotland

  • University League Table

    109th

  • Campus address

    University of the West of Scotland, Paisley Campus, High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 2BE, Scotland

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