Taught course

Sexual Health Studies

University of Central Lancashire · School of Nursing and Midwifery

Entry requirements

  • Applicants should hold at least a 2:2 degree in health related area within the last 10 years
  • Applicants with a core or equivalent qualification from a recognised overseas Higher Education Institution
  • They don’t need to be a qualified Nurse, Midwife or Specialist Community Public Health Nurse registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council in the UK but if they are then they have access to additional clinical modules such as contraception, cervical screening etc - they need to have no restrictions on their professional practice
  • A detailed admissions procedure will be forwarded on application
  • Demonstrate evidence of successful academic study at a minimum of Level 6 or equivalent and is normally within the last 3 years
  • 2 references required
  • DBS required

Months of entry


Course content

On this MSc in Sexual Health Studies course, you’ll critically evaluate contemporary thinking and its impact on sexual health knowledge and practice. The course is suitable for those with either a clinical or non-clinical background and who may be employed within the NHS or other organisations.

This postgraduate programme has been developed with a multi-agency/multi-disciplinary approach, which considers the educational needs of a diverse changing workforce within sexual health. The course is comprised of modules that, where possible, allow for individual choice and flexibility in learning. The MSc Sexual Health programme is delivered full-time or part-time and is divided into nine modules. Previous students on the course have come from a variety of organisations, such as: public & community health, non-clinical outreach, drugs and alcohol services, voluntary agencies, prisons, schools, youth & community.

Information for international students

IELTS: Score of at least 7.0 or equivalent within the last 2 years

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1772 892444