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The MA Health and Wellbeing is designed to meet the career development needs of health and social care professionals in the UK.
The course will increase your awareness of the social, technological, economic, political and environmental changes taking place within health and social care, whether in the public, private or voluntary sectors, enabling you to take your career to the next stage.
You will study core modules in the development of local, national and international health and social care policy, the influence of sociology, psychology and ethics on our understanding of health and wellbeing, the issues of health and social care provision in remote and rural areas as well as gaining skills in research methods.
You will study part time through fully-supported online learning, with
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2:1 honours degree, or equivalent OR postgraduate diploma award or a professional qualification recognised as being equivalent to an honours degree
Applicants with a 2:2 honours degree or below, an ordinary degree or DipHE in a relevant subject, plus relevant professional experience may also be considered through successful completion of the admissions essay
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and/or Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) may also be considered
All students should be in employment and/or engaged in voluntary activities
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At the University of the Highlands and Islands our reputation is built on our innovative approach to learning and our distinctive research and curriculum. At postgraduate level many of our courses can be studied fully online from anywhere in the world; others are campus-based, where you will have access to research-active subject specialists. We are a multi-campus university with centres across the north of Scotland. Some courses area available in one location only, for others you may have a choice of campus.Read more
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