Taught course

Applied Health Studies (Research/Management) B90072

Institution
De Montfort University · Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Qualifications
MAPGDipPGCertPGDIP in Management

Entry requirements

2:1 Honours degree or above in a relevant subject or A 2:2 Honours degree or above with relevant professional/ work experience or A portfolio of professional and/or academic qualifications of equivalent standing to an honours degree (you may be required to undertake a short essay in support of your application) or An appropriate Postgraduate Diploma at a good standard.

MA Applied Health Studies (Research); MA Applied Health Studies (Management); PG Dip Applied Health Studies (Research); PG Dip Applied Health Studies (Management); PG Cert Applied Health Studies (Research); PG Cert Applied Health Studies (Management).

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course has contributed to the postgraduate and post-registration development of health and social care professionals in the Midlands since the mid-1990s. It has gained an outstanding reputation for the standard of teaching and student support offered.

The course is particularly suitable for health and social care professionals keen to enhance their career prospects and who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of the dynamic health and social care environment.

* Based on an interdisciplinary philosophy giving you the flexibility to develop alongside those from other professional and discipline backgrounds and explore issues from a variety of perspectives
* A modular, credit-rated and flexible structure so you are able to study alongside work, at a pace that suits you
* Opportunities to relate content and assessment directly to work-focused interests, making the course directly applicable to working practice
* Taught by a team of experts from various disciplines who bring a range of experience and knowledge in their teaching styles and content
* The theories, concepts and skills may be applied to UK and international health and social care settings

Course overview

This course has contributed to the
postgraduate and post-registration
development of health and social
care professionals in the Midlands
since the mid-1990s. It has gained
an outstanding reputation for the
standard of teaching and student
support offered


Course modules:

Research Designs in Health
Health Policy and Strategy
Healthcare Management
Research Dilemmas and Strategies
Contemporary Issues in Healthcare Management

Information for international students

The programme focuses on UK health policy and management issues and does not contain a comparative element. International students may only study the course full-time. An IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent is required with writing and speaking skills no less than IELTS 6.0

Fees and funding

Please visit dmu.ac.uk/pgfees
for information
Those working in the NHS may
be eligible for funding from the
Education Commissioning Unit of
the East Midlands Strategic Health
Authority. Modules fall within the
Learning Beyond Registration
framework

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 - 72 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
12 months
part time
12-24 months

PGCert

part time
24-48 months
full time
12 months

PGDIP in Management

part time
24-48 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment90
Dissertation (20000 words)
Oral presentations10

Course contact details

Name
Promotions and Recruitment Centre
Email
hls@dmu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)116 257 7700
Fax
+44 (0)116 250 6411