Taught course

Health and Wellbeing

Institution
Ulster University · School of Nursing
Qualifications
PGDipMSc

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Entry requirements

Applicants must have gained:

(i) an Honours or non-Honours degree from a University of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, or from a recognised national awarding body, or from an institution of another country which is recognised as being of an equivalent standard; or

(ii) an equivalent standard in a Postgraduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate or an approved alternative qualification;

and

In addition, applicants should normally

• be working in the field of health and social care

• and, additionally, for admittance to a clinical pathway hold a registered/licensed Nursing or other Health and Social Care professional qualification

and

(b) provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent).

or as an alternative to (a) (i) or (a) (ii) and/or (b):

(c) In exceptional circumstances, where an individual has substantial and significant experiential learning, a portfolio of written evidence demonstrating the meeting of graduate qualities (including subject-specific outcomes, as determined by the Course Committee) may be considered as an alternative entrance route.

Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate their competency in written and spoken English through the achievement of an IELTS score of 6.0 with no individual band score (in the four bands of listening, speaking, reading and writing) below 5.5.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This postgraduate programme in Health and Wellbeing aims to develop highly knowledgeable and skilled postgraduates from the health and social care professions, including nurses and midwives. There is an emphasis on the application of knowledge to practice and the development of leadership skills. The programme extends the knowledge base necessary for practitioners to function at an advanced level and to develop into expert or advanced practitioners, advisers, managers or educators within their particular area of expertise.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    full time
    9-12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Paul Slater
Email
pf.slater@ulster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)28 9036 8400