• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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 is offered by University of Derby

First class health and social care

By incorporating current research and government initiatives we have produced a stimulating, relevant and practical programme that will enable you to deliver effective healthcare, inter-agency working, policy development, and strategic direction in a range of disciplines to patients, clients, families and the community, anywhere in the world.

Tailored to your individual needs

To work towards an individual named Postgraduate Certificate and build your CPD (only 3 modules), you can choose from pathways in the areas of:

  • Partnerships in Dementia Care
  • Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care

Alternatively you can achieve a Postgraduate Diploma (6 modules) or MSc in Integrative Health and Social Care, choosing modules on topics that are most relevant to your career or personal preferences.

Destined for success

Your University of Derby Online Learning course 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:

  • Independent Project
  • 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
              • Languages
                • English
              • Delivery mode
                Online
                • Time flexibility
                  Fully structured
                • Attendance
                  No Attendance
                • Teacher support
                  Continuous support with feedback on request
                • Student interaction
                  Online group works/assignments
              • More information Go to the programme website

              English Language Requirements

              You only need to take one of these language tests:

              • 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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              • 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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                Studyportals Tip: The UK government has confirmed new English-language testing requirements for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more

              Academic Requirements

              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

                3828 GBP/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 7650 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
              • EU/EEA

                3828 GBP/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 7650 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
              We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
              *Prices correct for 2019/2020 new students. Subject to potential annual increase in September 2020.

              Funding

              • We have a range of scholarships and discounts available to students from outside the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA).
              • We award scholarships based on your application to study; there is no separate form to complete. All applications from eligible students will be considered for a scholarship by our international admissions team. We will notify you of your scholarship when we make you an offer, and apply your discount to your remaining fees.
              • You must be applying for a full-time degree and applications for postgraduate research, online studies, foundation and pre-sessional language programmes are not eligible for a discount or scholarship.

              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.

              The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

              Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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