Entry requirements

Applications are invited from those with related undergraduate degrees or equivalent background experience, doctors and allied health professionals.

Months of entry


Course content

This inter-disciplinary course of study will engage with doctors and health professionals working in rural areas. It will address the unique challenges in delivering a high quality health service to people living in rural communities.

This course will respond to doctors and health professional colleagues seeking to develop their understanding, and find solutions to the specific challenges of serving a rural population. The course engages with the substantial and unique experience of delivering health care in rural areas, and will relate to the specific identities of each student’s practice, facilitating a bespoke course of study.

Although an advanced course in rural health and medicine, the course equally facilitates a bespoke approach to learning, allowing for practitioners to critically consider their own practice. This course will also be multi and inter-disciplinary, reflecting the primary care services provided by a range of health care professionals. Importantly, it will be respectful of the unique attributes of each profession, and for all students to be valued.

Critical to the delivery of the course is University Centre Shrewsbury, situated in one of the most rural counties in England, there is a determination to address the very significant rural health concerns evident in Shropshire and beyond.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1244 511000