Meet the demands of modern day health and social care with this MSc in Integrative Health and Social Care. Designed in consultation with leading health and social care specialists, our MSc offers you a flexible study route to obtain a postgraduate qualification that can be tailored to your individual needs and interests.
By incorporating current research and government initiatives we have produced a stimulating, relevant and practical programme that will enable you to deliver effective healthcare, inter-agency working, policy development, and strategic direction in a range of disciplines to patients, clients, families and the community, anywhere in the world.
To work towards an individual named Postgraduate Certificate and build your CPD (only 3 modules), you can choose from pathways in the areas of:
- Partnerships in Dementia Care
- Leadership and Management
Alternatively you can achieve a Postgraduate Diploma (6 modules) or MSc in Integrative Health and Social Care, choosing modules on topics that are most relevant to your career or personal preferences.
Experience online learning first hand by accessing a selection of content from a module within this course. In this course taster you'll be able to navigate through our online learning environment to see what some of our learning material looks like. Visit our website to try this course for free!
Your University of Derby Online Learning course is specially designed to support your career development and to allow you to fit your online studies around work and family commitments. It’s flexible to allow you to study when and where it suits you but has a structured study pattern, with assessment deadlines to help you stay on track to succeed.
You’ll be taught by experienced academics with extensive, up-to-date industry expertise and have opportunities to debate and collaborate with students from around the world, enhancing your learning experience.
All of your uniquely designed learning resources are available online 24/7 so you simply need access to the Internet and the motivation to learn. From registration to graduation your dedicated, friendly online learning team is here to help you succeed.
The flexibility of this course means you can complete the full MSc (180 credits) within 3 years. Alternatively you can complete each 60 credit level (e.g PG Cert) within 12 months, a great opportunity to build your CPD.
You can start in September, January or May.
*From September 2018 our Master of Public Health is being redeveloped to meet the requirements of the recent changes in the public health landscape. Want to find out what we’re doing? Find out more now.
If you want to join the current online Master of Public Health in May 2018, you will be able to transfer any credits gained onto the new Master of Public Health course in September 2018 (*subject to the new Master of Public Health being successfully validated).
This Master of Public Health course aims to help you become a public health practitioner who can lead, develop and evaluate public health developments in multi-disciplinary environments through developing the skills, knowledge and competence needed for you to work in this diverse, challenging and changing sector.
Suitable for a wide range of public, environmental health and health care professionals, this course is ideal for anyone working within a multi-disciplinary role, including:
- health care
- environmental health
- health visitors
- general practitioners and doctors
Throughout the course you will be able to understand and evaluate the wider determinants of health and will learn how to critically evaluate a range of interventions and determents that will enable you to prevent or mitigate stressors that affect human health to ultimately reduce health inequalities.
If you are already working within, or aspiring to work within public health and are looking to improve your practical skills base and broaden your knowledge, this course will give you the ability to learn with a holistic approach that will provide you with more autonomy and expertise in public health practice.
Visit our website where you can try this course for free! Our course taster allows you to access a selection of content from a module within this course and experience online learning first hand.
We would encourage you to complete the full MSc, but if you aren’t able to, you can still gain awards along the way.
• Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) by completing 3 modules (60 credits)
• Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip) by completing 6 modules (120 credits)
• MSc by completing 6 modules (120 credits) and the Independent Study