This course aims to enhance your knowledge and understanding of theoretical and applied issues in health and social care.
In addition to developing your skills in research methodologies, the course provides a range of modules from which you can construct a programme of study appropriate to your interests and career requirements.
WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
This course has been developed with your future employability as its focus, by choosing to study at Coventry you will benefit from: -The opportunity to study health and social care in a wider context -The chance to plan the next step in your career in improving health and well-being -Developing your knowledge of the current issues effecting health and social care
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
You can study this course full-time over one year, or on a part-time basis for as little as two years. There are also exit points for part-time students at Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma levels. Part-time study requires you to attend the University for the equivalent of one afternoon and one evening per week. It is also possible to study some modules as an associate student.
Areas of study include: -Contemporary issues in health and social care -Evidence-based practice -Clinical governance -Public health -Health development
HOW WILL THIS COURSE ENHANCE MY CAREER PROSPECTS?
Health Studies modules can provide an opportunity to widen your CV and job prospects if your first degree was a professional qualification. The modules available enhance management and leadership capabilities and may facilitate promotion opportunities within your current service. Alternatively, the course provides an overview of policy and practice within the UK, widening opportunities for international students to learn, compare and apply new knowledge.
GLOBAL LEADERS PROGRAMME
To prepare students for the challenges of the global employment market and to strengthen and develop their broader personal and professional skills Coventry University has developed a unique Global Leaders Programme.
The objectives of the programme, in which postgraduate and eligible undergraduate students can participate, is to provide practical career workshops and enable participants to experience different business cultures.
Applicants should hold the equivalent of a 2:2 undergraduate degree in health, social care or sciences. Applicants with Higher Education Diploma level in related discipline with work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.
Recipient: Coventry University
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