36 months
Duration
4600 GBP/year
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About

This exciting, contemporary Health Sciences programme at Keele University  focuses on postgraduate academic study underpinning a higher level of professional practice in healthcare. It is designed to provide the health and social care practitioner a stimulating and rigorous analysis of health care practice.

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Overview

 It will have an interdisciplinary and interprofessional focus and aim to prepare practitioners to lead and manage change in a global health care environment.

The Health Sciences programme at Keele University   combines conceptual, theoretical and practical learning approaches to the study of health and social care practice and will provide the opportunity for you to develop skills and expertise to an advanced level. The MSc is grounded in professional practice and will offer the opportunity to create and interpret new knowledge through research and advanced scholarship.

Facilities

The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences utilises modern teaching facilities, including skills labs and the anatomy suite where appropriate, to enhance and support the student learning experience. All facilities are equipped with computers, internet access and projection equipment. Rooms are designed to be flexible and can be used for larger groups, also more informally for small groups working together. 

The learning resources available to students on the programme include: 

  • An extensive collection of materials relevant to postgraduate study held in both the main university library on Keele's main campus, and in the health library on the campus of Royal Stoke University Hospital. A number of relevant journals are also accessible online to all registered students and are accessible from anywhere in the world with a University username and password.
  • The Keele Learning Environment (KLE) provides easy access to a wide range of learning resources including lecture notes and presentations, discussion boards and blogs, enabling students and tutors to discuss topics, access information about the programme and modules, and access other materials designed specifically for particular modules.
  • Computers for student use are situated in both the main library and also in the health library.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  •  Advancing Professional Practice Core Module

  •  Clinical Leadership

  •  Leadership and Management in Healthcare

  • Research Methods in Health

  • Practice-focused Neonatal Intensive Care

  • Heart Failure Management in Clinical Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The programme is designed for experienced health and social care professionals, involved in leading and developing contemporary professional practice. All students who have applied and meet the entry requirements will be invited to an interview with the programme lead.
  • Hold current first level professional registration with a relevant regulatory body, e.g. Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) etc.
  • Be working in clinical practice. Some potential/prospective students may be managers, educators or researchers within a healthcare setting.
  • Hold an undergraduate second-class honours degree or higher in a related subject. Practitioners with extensive practice experience and no formal undergraduate degree will be considered for entry on the basis of evidence presented within their professional portfolio and discussion at interview.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • National

    4600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4600 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Keele

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

The following scholarships may be targeted at specific countries, subjects and talent areas. In some cases you may be required to make an independent application, for others the scholarship will be awarded automatically.

  • KEELE INTERNATIONAL EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP (PGT)

Up to £5,000 based on undergraduate degree award.

  • DEVELOPING COUNTRIES SCHOLARSHIP

£1,000 for students who are nationals of the least developed, low and lower middle-income countries.

  • KEELE ALUMNI DISCOUNT

  • CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIPS

  • COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS

  • GREAT SCHOLARSHIPS 2022

  • MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR NORTH AMERICAN STUDENTS

  • US FEDERAL STUDENT LOANSARTICLE 26 ASYLUM SEEKER BURSARY

  • FULL TIME MBA SCHOLARSHIP
  • MSC AI AND DATA SCIENCE SCHOLARARSHIP

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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