Health and Education

University of Brighton

36 months
13464 GBP/year
7488 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Health and Education 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. 



You will benefit from the course if you are involved in teaching for a minimum of 15 hours per week within a health and social care setting. The course will develop your skills and knowledge for personal or professional advancement, with an emphasis on education.

The Health and Education MSc offered by University of Brighton 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.


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

Courses include: 
  • Research Theory and Practice
  • Research Methods and Critical Appraisal
  • Research Methods for Health Professionals
  • Qualitative Research.
  • Health and Social Care Education PGCert (three modules)

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Degree and/or experienceStudents 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
  • 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

    13464 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13464 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7488 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7488 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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