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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Preston Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

On this MSc in Sexual Health Studies course, you’ll critically evaluate contemporary thinking and its impact on sexual health knowledge and practice. You’ll have a clinical or non-clinical background and may be employed within the NHS or other organisations.

This postgraduate programme has been developed with a multi-agency/multi-disciplinary approach, which considers the educational needs of a diverse changing workforce within sexual health. The course is comprised of modules that, where possible, allow for individual choice and flexibility in learning. The MSc Sexual Health programme is delivered full-time or part-time and is divided into nine modules. Previous students on the course have come from a variety of organisations, such as: public & community health, non-clinical outreach, drugs and alcohol services, voluntary agencies, prisons, schools, youth & community.

Why study with us

  • The team have a wide range of expertise and skills within sexual health practice, all have worked as sexual health nurses and continue to maintain their skills and knowledge through honorary contracts with local services and through NMC nurse teacher registration.
  • You’ll also benefit from their up-to-date evidence and research-based practice and their membership of the Associate Members of the Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Health, as well as members of other professional forums (BASHH, NHIVNA, GUNA & Higher Education Academy).
  • The MSc Sexual Health Studies programme is delivered on a part-time and full-time basis divided into nine modules.

Future careers

An MSc in Sexual Health Studies can lead to career development opportunities and continuing professional development.

You can transfer from the MSc Sexual Health to a Professional Doctorate when you’ve completed 120 credits. You can get advice from your course leader on whether or not you meet the admissions criteria of this programme.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,500per 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 Central Lancashire

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  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 33 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    132 85%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%



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