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Social Work and Social Care MSc by Research

University of Gloucestershire

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Gloucestershire

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-22, FEB-23, OCT-23, FEB-24

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

With a wide range of staff expertise in nursing, allied health professions, social work and social care, the team is able to supervise research across a range of subject areas, and tailored to your discipline. We provide a broad research environment for candidates from a range of health and care settings.

We offer supervision for cross-disciplinary projects linking to management, public health, health promotion, education and social care. Our particular strengths lie in workforce development, health and wellbeing, mental health, intervention design and evaluation, and public health.

You’ll be supported by our researchers, who have active leadership roles across the health and care communities in the county. Their involvement in the community means our students, join a group of engaged researchers involved in pushing forward both new knowledge and professional practice.

To support the development of your research skills, you’re required to undertake the Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods and you’ll be encouraged and supported to publish in both academic and professional outlets.

The university offers a range of research training events and you’re encouraged to attend national and international academic conferences. To support the development of your research skills, you’re required to undertake the Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods and we’ll support you to publish your research in both academic and professional outlets.

Research areas

  • Workforce development
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Professional development
  • Mental health nursing
  • Physical activity promotion in health care and community settings
  • Intervention pathways and effectiveness for patient care
  • Public health
  • Intervention design and evaluation

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 10,200per 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 Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    98th

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

From day one, students are supported by a dedicated personal tutor, small classes, and a close community.
Placements, trips and one-to-one support help students build confidence to try new things – preparing them for life after graduation.
With three unique campuses in the beautiful and historic settings of Cheltenham and Gloucester, Gloucestershire offers the best in city and country living.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    58th out of 79 7

    92nd out of 105 26

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    107 62%

    60th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    26th

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    26th

    25
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    111 58%

    61st

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    45.0 45%

    72nd

    46
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    63rd

    32

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