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Healthcare Practice (delivered with St George's, University of London), M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #591 (QS) London, United Kingdom
The Healthcare Practice (delivered with St George's, University of London) course at Kingston University allows the exploration of specialist areas of practice; including the development of advanced skills in autonomous practice. This qualification is awarded by St George's, University of London and delivered by the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education.


The Healthcare Practice (delivered with St George's, University of London) course at Kingston University allocates a research supervisor to support you through the research methods module and dissertation and there is a learning support lecturer who can provide one-to-one help with academic writing skills.

Teaching and learning methods

Teaching is delivered using a variety of methods including:

  • lectures
  • e-learning
  • role play
  • case studies and small group work
  • discussion groups
  • work-based learning

The course director and pathway leaders oversee all aspects of student learning and assessment and provide individualised guidance with study planning. You will also have a personal tutor who oversees your progress through the course.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Research methods
  • Dissertation research project or work-based project or systematic review
  • Advanced Practice
  • Cardiac Care 
  • Intensive Care 
  • Midwifery

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Please note: there is no official deadline for applications, but we recommend that you apply by June for September entry and by October for January entry.

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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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).

General Requirements

  • Honours degree 2.2 or above in a recognised health-related subject (or an equivalent overseas qualification)
  • Recognised health-related professional qualification and evidence of current valid professional registration (e.g. PIN number)
  • Normally one year post-qualifying practice experience and working in an area of healthcare practice when you apply
  • Personal statement outlining reasons for applying
  • Two satisfactory references, one of which must be an academic reference. The second should be a reference from your current employer dated within the last year (from date of application)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13940 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13940 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

UK and EU:

  • MSc part time, three years: £2,600 

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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


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