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.
First class health and social care
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.
Tailored to your individual needs
To work towards an individual named Postgraduate Certificate and build your CPD (only 3 modules), you can choose from pathways in the areas of:
- End of Life Care
- Partnerships in Dementia Care
- Leadership and Management
- Health Education
- Public Health
- Sexual Health
- Emergency Care
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.
Destined for success
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.
How long will it take to complete?
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 oppurtunity to build your CPD.
You can start in September, January or May.
You will need to have 2 years postgraduate experience in an appropriate subject or equivalent academic credits. You will also need to be currently in employment in an arena which will enable achievement of module learning outcomes such as the voluntary, private, community, acute health and social care arenas.