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  • Study Type

    Full time & Part time available

  • Subject Areas

    Business & Management

    Nursing & Health

    Social Work

  • Start Date

    September

  • Course Duration

    1 year full-time; 2 years part-time: 3 years part-time

  • Course Type

    MSc

  • Course Fees

    Please visit our website for the Long Term and Chronic Conditions Management course fee information.

  • Last Updated

    10 June 2019

Long-term and chronic conditions can have profound and far reaching implications on all aspects of peoples’ lives, resulting in often complex care and support needs for patients and their families and carers.

This Master’s degree in Long Term and Chronic Conditions Management will equip you with the knowledge and experience to understand the needs of people living with and affected by long-term and chronic conditions and to design and manage health and care services accordingly.

Your studies will take a multi-disciplinary approach with collaboration encouraged across the various professions involved in long term and chronic condition management.

Why Long Term and Chronic Conditions Management at Swansea?

Based in our College of Human and Health Sciences, you will benefit from a diverse teaching and research environment, with many opportunities to make connections with students from a range of disciplines and nationalities.

According to the most recent Research Excellence Framework in 2014-2021, over 75% of research carried out at the college was of international or world-leading quality.

We have strong links with professional practice and academic research networks in Europe and around the world, so your learning is informed by the latest policy and practice developments.

Your Long Term and Chronic Conditions Management experience

Our extensive range of optional modules means that you can tailor your studies to your particular interests and area of practice. You also have several options for your dissertation, including the novel opportunity to draft a paper to be submitted for publication.

Our academic staff are active in practice and research and have a wealth of professional experience in chronic condition management, offering an unrivalled mix of academic excellence and current policy and practical expertise.

You will be joining a university that is ranked first in the UK for postgraduate student satisfaction (What Uni 2017).

Careers in Long Term and Chronic Conditions Management

Your Master’s qualification in Long Term and Chronic Conditions Management will open up a range of opportunities for further study or career development in your chosen discipline, including research, education, policy, and management.

Long Term and Chronic Conditions Management modules

Modules on the Long Term and Chronic Conditions Management programme may include:

  • Foundations in Research
  • Foundations in Health Promotion
  • The Social Aspects of Long Term and Chronic Illness
  • Health Psychology of Long Term and Chronic Illness
  • Theory and Practice of Long Term and Chronic Conditions Management
  • The Management of Parkinson's Disease-Related Conditions
  • Foundations in Public Health and Primary Health Care
  • Partnerships, Public Health and Epidemiology
  • Public Health Practice
  • Chronic Condition Management: Diabetes
  • Advancing Practice in End of Life Care
  • Assistive Technology in Health and Social Care
  • Politics and Policies
  • Theory and Practice of Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care
  • Applied Anatomy and Pathophysiology for Long Term Chronic Conditions Management
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Dissertation - Chronic Conditions Management

How you're taught on the Long Term and Chronic Conditions Management course

The Master's Degree in Long Term and Chronic Conditions Management has been designed to mirror long term and chronic condition management within the National Health Service (NHS) and government initiatives.

This course is structured as either a one year full-time or three year part-time modular taught Master's degree. The core structure is based around a holistic approach to long term and chronic conditions management, coupled with research.

You will have the flexibility to choose a “bespoke” path that enables you to develop personally and professionally relevant qualifications with a range of optional modules on offer.

During the course you can ‘drill down’ within your specialist area, for example, health promotion, leadership or cancer rehabilitation. 

Assessment 

Learning is assessed through short essays, multiple choice examination, research proposal, critically appraised topics, portfolio development and poster presentations. 

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Visit the Long Term and Chronic Conditions Management MSc page on the Swansea University website for more details!

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