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  • 24 months
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Meet the demands of modern day health and social care with this online MSc in Integrative Health and Social Care course at University of Derby. Designed in consultation with leading health and social care specialists, our MSc offers you a flexible study route to obtain a postgraduate qualification that can be tailored to your individual needs and interests. 

About

This Integrative Health and Social Care offered by University of Derby  is specially designed to support your career development and to allow you to fit your online studies around work and family commitments. It’s flexible to allow you to study when and where it suits you but has a structured study pattern, with assessment deadlines to help you stay on track to succeed.

You’ll be taught by experienced academics with extensive, up-to-date industry expertise and have opportunities to debate and collaborate with students from around the world, enhancing your learning experience. 

All of your uniquely designed learning resources are available online 24/7 so you simply need access to the Internet and the motivation to learn. From registration to graduation your dedicated, friendly online learning team is here to help you succeed.

Career

A postgraduate qualification will help you to compete in today's market. This course is centred on providing first class care in the health and social care sector and will enable you to develop your skills and expertise.

Programme Structure

Modules:

  • Advanced Integrative Practice
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare Policy and Practice
  • Leadership in Health and Social Care
  • Management for an Integrative Health and Social Care Workforce
  • Negotiated Module
  • Partnerships in Dementia Care
  • Public Health: UK and International Perspectives
  • Social Consequences of Dementia Care
  • Therapeutic and Diagnostic Reasoning

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      2 - 3 years of part time study

  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

You will normally need the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent in an appropriate subject, plus

  • Work experience in an appropriate subject area following on from your bachelor’s level qualification, plus

  • Current employment in an arena which will enable the achievement of the individual module learning outcomes e.g. voluntary, public, private, community, acute health and social care arenas.

If you have an International qualification, it will need to be mapped to the UK equivalent registration to ensure that you are entering the programme with at least 120 academic credits at level 6.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    850 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 850 GBP per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    850 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 850 GBP per module and a duration of 24 months.
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£850 Per 20 credits

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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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