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Professional Practice in Health Sciences (MSc)

University of Southampton

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    30-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About this course

Choose full or part-time study with our flexible MSc Professional Practice in Health Sciences. The course has been developed for anyone working in health or social care. You can tailor the degree to your specific needs and choose from our wide range of health modules.

For example, you could boost your skills in management or patient care, or follow a particular interest in a certain population group.

This UK master’s for clinicians and non-clinicians, is designed to support your development as a healthcare worker. It offers a precise fit for your clinical career path. If you’re a non-clinician, you’ll be able to study the service you manage. You'll also be well prepared for higher level healthcare roles when you graduate.

You’ll learn to:

  • develop a learning programme relevant to your chosen area
  • work independently to create solutions to practice-based problems or analyse a health-related topic
  • interpret, analyse and present highly complex information
  • demonstrate extensive knowledge of the current health and social care policy relevant to your interest, along with the ability to apply this with initiative and originality
  • analyse influences on professional practice or ideology including research, legislation and governance
  • reflect on the quality and influence you’ve brought to improving patient care

Careers

This build-your-own UK master’s in Professional Practice in Health Sciences gives you the academic credentials to apply for more senior level healthcare roles.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 24,400per year

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 Southampton

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton is proud of its inclusive global community and welcomes students from over 130 countries, including 6,800 EU and international students.
Southampton's Students' Union (SUSU) has over 40 cultural and international groups that help with social connections for international communities.
Specialist careers support and paid Year in Employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 35 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    181 75%

    21st

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%

    33rd

    3

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