• University of Derby Featured Masters Courses
  • Leeds Beckett University Featured Masters Courses
  • Regent’s University London Featured Masters Courses
  • Imperial College London Featured Masters Courses
  • Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Featured Masters Courses
  • Swansea University Featured Masters Courses
  • Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Edinburgh Featured Masters Courses
University of Kent Featured Masters Courses
Imperial College London Featured Masters Courses
University of Leeds Featured Masters Courses
University of Exeter Featured Masters Courses
Aberdeen University Featured Masters Courses

Health Care (MSc/PGDip/PGCert)


Course Description

Duration

2-3 years (up to 6 years may be taken to complete from the point of registration. The time taken may be shorter if suitable, recent and accredited courses are transferred in from other universities in line with the course regulations).

Course units

Year 1
–A choice of Masters level units relevant to the student’s clinical practice and/or interest and focus.
-A choice of, plus mandatory leadership and research, core units.

Year 2-3
-Dissertation preparatory unit
–Research or work-based dissertation (15,000 words)

The framework offers a flexible approach to the sequence and time frame in which units can be taken. This is negotiated with individual students and pathway advisors. Up to half of the award can be transferred in from other universities in line with the award regulations. This can include up to 30 academic credits at degree level provided no transferred credit has been used for another award. The core units can be taken at any point in the programme, but the dissertation must be completed as the last unit of study. See CPD prospectus for more details.

Course description

This award is designed for healthcare staff who wish to undertake Masters level study and desire a flexible and relevant programme of study. There are a number of award titles depending on the academic credit achieved. These range from a post graduate certificate or diploma to an MSc in health care. Students will ideally possess a degree or equivalent at the commencement of the programme.

The pathway is designed to meet students’ individual, professional and personal academic development needs. The course structure is flexible, allowing students to study at their own pace.

The course aims to ensure that students have sound theoretical evidence based knowledge to be a competent and more advanced practitioner in their chosen field.

Career opportunities

Employment prospects are excellent. Successful students frequently attain promotion in their clinical posts.

Typical background of applicant

Students are healthcare staff working in general or more specialist clinical areas, usually at band Six or above, and seeking to expand their clinical and academic skills in a chosen area.

Additional notes

The course framework offers a flexible approach to the sequence and time frame in which units can be taken. This is negotiated on an individual basis with the pathway advisors.

Visit the Health Care (MSc/PGDip/PGCert) page on the London South Bank University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Degree or equivalent

Email Enquiry

Recipient: London South Bank University

Insert previous message below for editing? 
You haven’t included a message. Providing a specific message means universities will take your enquiry more seriously and helps them provide the information you need.
Why not add a message here
* required field
Send a copy to me for my own records.

Your enquiry has been emailed successfully



Share this page:

Cookie Policy    X