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Health, MSc (PGCert-PGDip)

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
The Health MSc offered by University of Brighton gives you the opportunity to explore specialist topics that match your personal and professional aspirations, in depth and at an advanced level. 

About

Intro

The Health MSc offered by University of Brighton will give you the opportunity to benefit you if you are involved in public or community services in a professional or voluntary capacity and want to develop your skills and knowledge for personal or professional advancement.

The programme is extremely flexible, and is designed to meet the needs of health graduates in their continuing education and professional development. Each student  designs, in consultation with the course leader, their own plan of study choosing from our wide range of modules.

You will be assigned a personal tutor and be able to consult with the course leader before choosing your modules and pathways. This ensures that you have a clear focus on your intended direction before you start the course.

The high quality teaching and research are renowned, and have an applied focus. We have established strong links with specialist practice educators to ensure the provision of support and guidance both within the university and in practice.   

Careers

On course graduation, you will be equipped with skills that are directly transferable to health and social care-focused employment. Many of our previous course graduates have progressed into senior positions in their organisations. 

During the periodic review of the course a range of local health-related employers are consulted, to ensure that the course content complements the priorities of employers as well as students.

The career planning framework that is integral to this course guides students towards choosing an appropriate and personal route through the programme.

Programme Structure

One research module from the following:

  • Research Theory and Practice
  • Research Methods and Critical Appraisal
  • Research Methods for Health Professionals
  • Qualitative Research

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description
      Part-time 2–6 years
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

Degree and/or experience

Students are normally expected to demonstrate one of the entry requirements below:

  • an honours degree from a higher educational institution in the UK (minimum of 2:2), or equivalent award from a European, or overseas higher education institution, and some public/health service experience
  • an appropriate professional qualification from a body that is represented in public/health services work plus minimum five years working in a public/health services organisation

and

  • an ability to demonstrate skills of applied learning (for example successfully completing some academic Level 6, or degree level, studies modules - grade C and above)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13338 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13338 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    7272 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7272 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Brighton

  • 815 - 1390 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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