Taught course

Applied Health Studies

Institution
Ulster University · School of Nursing
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold an Honours degree or degree from a UK or Republic of Ireland university or from the Council for National Academic Awards, the National Council for Educational Awards, the Higher Education and Training Awards Council, or from another institution which has been recognised by the Senate for this purpose or equivalent or demonstrate their ability to undertake the course through the accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL); or hold an equivalent standard in a Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate or Postgraduate Certificate or an approved alternative qualification.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This flexible, inclusive, engaging distance learning postgraduate level programme responds to the desire of current graduates working within the area of health and social care as they seek to develop their practice and in order to better equip them to meet the demands of advanced practice roles and responsibilities. Changing health and social care requirements demand highly knowledgeable and skilled graduates from the health and social care professions. The programme particularly extends the knowledge base necessary for practitioners to function at an advanced level, to develop into expert or advanced practitioners, advisers, managers or educators within their particular area of expertise offering sound judgement, personal responsibility and initiative, in complex and unpredictable professional environments. There is emphasis upon the application of knowledge to practice, thus enhancing the leadership capacity.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

online
12-36 months
distance learning
12-36 months

PGDip

online
12-36 months
distance learning
12-36 months

PGCert

online
12-36 months
distance learning
12-36 months

Course contact details

Name
Faculty Office
Email
flhsmg@ulster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 28 7167 5027