Social Sciences Research for Healthcare, M.Sc. | University of Bradford | Bradford, United Kingdom
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Social Sciences Research for Healthcare

12 months
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21490 GBP/year
8136 GBP/year
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About

The new MSc in Social Sciences Research for Healthcare from the University of Bradford is suitable for graduates in a broad range of disciplines, as well as healthcare professionals interested in developing a portfolio of social sciences research skills.

Overview

The MSc in Social Sciences Research for Healthcare from the University of Bradford provides a unique opportunity to build an understanding of the principles of research design and strategies in a multidisciplinary environment created by staff and students from various healthcare professions. During the programme you will discover a variety of advanced research skills and analytical techniques relevant to your field of study, including quantitative, qualitative and mixed research methods.

Your journey will include aspects of research management as well as dissemination of results consistent with both professional practice and the principles of research ethics.

You will actively engage with the seven interdisciplinary pathways that are central to the White Rose Social Sciences Doctoral Training Partnership vision at Master’s level, introducing the ‘grand challenges’ within each thematic pathway.

The programme is aligned with:

  • Postgraduate Training and Development Guidelines of the Economic and Social Research Council
  • Objectives of the Health and Care Professions Council
  • Researcher Development Framework Vitae.

Career prospects

Graduation from this programme may provide a route to obtaining externally funded PhD studentships in healthcare and/or social sciences research.

The programme will suit, among others:

  • social and/or health researchers requiring formal training in research
  • healthcare practitioners/professionals who are interested in pursuing clinical academic research for their professional development

As a qualified researcher with knowledge across a range of social and healthcare research designs, this may form part of a career plan to develop into research-informed or research-led clinical roles.

If you are seeking a career in social or healthcare institutions (NHS, HCPC professions), evidencing advanced skills in knowledge generation and appraisal can be beneficial.

This course may prepare you for a career in academia or other public/private research institutes and organisations where data-gathering and analysis are key.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Prescribing for Pharmacists
  • Prescribing for Healthcare Professionals
  • Urgent Care (Minor Illness/ Injuries)
  • Health and Social Care Leadership
  • Understanding Health and Social Care through Policy and Strategy
  • Critical Perspectives on Dementia: a rights based approach (distance learning)
  • Enhanced Communication Methods (distance learning)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • GCSE or equivalent English and Maths at minimum of C (or 4)
  • Undergraduate degree, at least 2.1 or international equivalent in relevant subject
  • We may consider lower qualifications if you have appropriate professional experience, in which case we will review a written work sample with your application and hold an interview. 
  • Non-UK applicants need to achieve IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 with at least 5.5 in the four sub-tests (speaking, listening, reading and writing).
  • If you do not meet the IELTS requirement, you can take a University of Bradford pre-sessional English course. See the Language Centre for more details. For further information on English Language requirements please see the dedicated international entry requirements page.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21490 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21490 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8136 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8136 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time

  • Home: £4,068per year

Living costs for Bradford

713 - 1353 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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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for Social Sciences Research for Healthcare.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Provided by university
Grant
7000 GBP
Deadline
Anytime
EU Student Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
Anytime
MERO Scholarship (for Middle East, North Africa, South Asia & South East Asia)
Merit-based Need-based

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University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
4000 GBP
Deadline
Anytime
Vice-Chancellor's Award for students from Pakistan
Merit-based Need-based

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University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
3500 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Vice-Chancellor's Award for Ghanaian students
Merit-based Need-based

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University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
3500 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Vice-Chancellor's Award for Indian students
Merit-based Need-based

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University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
2000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Country Specific Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Sub-Saharan Africa Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Alumni Discount Scheme
Merit-based

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University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
07 Nov 2024
Chevening Scholarships
Merit-based

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UK Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amberscholar Scholarship
Merit-based

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Amber Student
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships for International Students
Merit-based

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Get-Scholarship
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Scholarship Scheme set up with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
Merit-based

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The Anglo-Norse Society - scholarships & grants
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Anglo-Norse Scholarship Scheme set up with the Royal College of Music
Merit-based

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The Anglo-Norse Society - scholarships & grants
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
7000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amber Scholarship For September Intake
Merit-based Need-based

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Amber Student
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1652 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship – University Bids
Merit-based Need-based

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UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Chevening Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Countries
Merit-based Need-based

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DFID/UK Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
01 Oct 2024
Marshall Scholarship
Merit-based

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The Government of the United Kingdom
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
The Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., Students With Disabilities Scholarship Contest
Merit-based Need-based

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Simmons and Fletcher
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 GBP
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Rapid Formations Entrepreneur Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Rapid Formations
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Novus Biologicals Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Bio-Techne
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
R&D Systems Scholarship
Merit-based

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Bio-Techne
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
20 Sep 2024
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Merit-based Need-based

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Ayn Rand Institute
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
7000 USD
Deadline
24 Apr 2025
Go Global MBA Scholarship
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Merit-based

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Pinsky Law
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

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Social Shifters
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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European Commission
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

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ACES: The Society for Editing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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MyUS
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Dermadry
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
$1,000 All Star Verified Scholarship
Merit-based

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Verified Scholarships
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Dec 2024
PlagiarismSearch 2024 Essay Contest
Merit-based

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PlagiarismSearch
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Florida Rentals Annual Dream Vacation Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Florida Rentals
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
965 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Dr. Martin Blank – SYB Scholarship
Merit-based

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Shield Your Body
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
CryptoRunner Scholarship
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CryptoRunner
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