Taught course

Healthcare Sciences

Cardiff University · School of Healthcare Science

Entry requirements

This course is suitable for branches of allied health professions - for example, podiatrists and speech therapists. The first degree will be assessed on an individual basis. A degree or diploma in the relevant profession is required.

Months of entry


Course content

The Healthcare Sciences programme aims to develop advanced critical thinking and problem solving skills relevant to healthcare. Students will develop the advanced skills necessary to evaluate practice, initiate change and lead in the development of health professions.

Special Features

The distinctive features of the Programme include:

  • the involvement of research-active and clinical staff in Programme design and delivery
  • the emphasis on independent learning in a research-led environment
  • the emphasis on acquisition of high quality clinical reasoning skills and the development of innovative ideas
  • flexibility of delivery, permitting graduates to pursue professional careers whilst studying part time, or to take a career break and complete on a full time basis
  • opportunity for students to work with colleagues across a variety of disciplines.

For more information, please visit http://courses.cardiff.ac.uk/postgraduate/course/detail/p131.html

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to pass IELTS exams, for which the minimum requirement is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


full time
9 months

Course contact details

Mrs Sue Richardson
+44 (0)29 2068 7688