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Health Studies

University of the West of Scotland

24 months
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13325 GBP/year
6500 GBP/year
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About

Health Studies degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland offers health and social care professionals the opportunity to build upon their knowledge and develop the skills and expertise requirements of senior health and social care professionals and strategic leaders.

Overview

Health Studies degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland reflects relevant contemporary issues for healthcare professionals and are mapped against the core and specific dimensions of the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework. These are equally applicable to many professional and organisational groups.You will also have the opportunity to select areas of particular interest that are meaningful and relevant within your own organisation/work setting.

Jobs

Graduates have enjoyed enhanced employment prospects in health improvement and public health settings. Upon graduation you will have the capacity to become leaders within your sphere of practice and take up senior roles within:

  • health, nursing or midwifery
  • NHS management
  • practice development

Previous students who have undertaken our MSc course have been able to secure posts in the following roles:

  • Depute Director of Nursing and Therapies
  • Chief Nurse
  • Nurse Consultant Unscheduled Care / Infection Control

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Case Management within Family Health 
  • Clinical Teaching 
  • Delivering Compassionate Care 
  • Independent Study (HSCE) 
  • Leadership For Effectiveness
  • Quality Improvement in Healthcare 
  • Working with Families 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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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).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

Our course is aimed at health professional graduates or those with substantial professional experience at a senior level.Applications are welcome from a wide range of backgrounds such as:

  • nursing
  • midwifery
  • health improvement
  • ambulance service
  • social work
  • allied health professionals e.g. dieticians

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13325 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13325 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 GBP per year during 24 months.

Rest of Uk (English, Northern Irish, Welsh)/ Republic of Ireland

  • £10,765 Cost of Study

Funding

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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