Taught course

Long Term Conditions and Long Term Care

City, University of London · School of Health Sciences

Entry requirements

2:1 degree or above Current professional registration with relevant professional / statutory body or equivalent At least one years' relevant practical experience as a health / social care / social work practitioner References may be requested.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The MSc Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care (Long Term Conditions and Long Term Care) is aimed at nurses and health, social work and social care professionals who are working with people with long term conditions in their homes, care homes or in the acute sector.

Students are able to enhance their knowledge and develop their clinical, professional and research skills within an inter-disciplinary learning environment.

Study areas include research methods; advanced practice; safe and effective care; self-care management; physical, mental and social well-being needs of people with long-term conditions and technology based assistive devices in health and social care. Students explore creative ways to place the user at the centre of service delivery.

Students will learn how best to facilitate self-care management, through user and carer engagement and the use of technology-based assistive devices such as telehealth, telecare and telemedicine. Students will be taught how to innovate whilst ensuring safe and effective care by applying whole systems thinking to ensure proactive risk management.

The MSc is designed so it can be tailored to individual career development needs.

Fees and funding

  • Full-time EU: £7,500 (MSc) (2015/16; 2016/17 fee to be confirmed November 2015)
  • Part-time EU: £3,750 per year (MSc) (2015/16; 2016/17 fee to be confirmed November 2015)
  • Full-time Non EU: £15,000 (MSc) (2015/16; 2016/17 fee to be confirmed November 2015)
  • Part-time Non EU: £7,500 per year (MSc) (2015/16; 2016/17 fee to be confirmed November 2015)

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)20 7040 5790