Taught course

Health Studies

Coventry University · Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold a good honours degree or a high grade diploma in a health-related discipline. Applicants whose first language is not English must have a minimum IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 650 or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

OverviewThis course aims to enhance your knowledge and understanding of theoretical and applied issues in health and social care.

In addition to developing your skills in research methodologies, the course provides a range of modules from which you can construct a programme of study appropriate to your interests and career requirements.

Why choose this course

This course has been developed with your future employability as its focus, by choosing to study at Coventry you will benefit from:

  • The opportunity to study the health and social care in a wider context.
  • the chance to plan the next step in your career in improving health and well-being,
  • developing your knowledge of the current issues effecting health and social care.

What will I learn

You can study this course full-time over one year, or on a part-time basis for as little as two years. There are also exit points for part-time students at Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma levels. Part-time study requires you to attend the University for the equivalent of one afternoon and one evening per week. It is also possible to study some modules as an associate student.

Areas of study include:

  • Contemporary issues in health and social care,
  • evidence-based practice,
  • clinical governance,
  • public health,
  • health development,
  • interprofessional practice can be studied.

Information for international students

Please contact our International/EU Office:
Telephone: +44(0)24 7615 2152

Qualification and course duration


part time
30 - 48 months
full time
15 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment70
Dissertation30 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Health and Social Care Unit
+44(0)24 7679 5958
+ 44 (0)24 7679 5950