Taught course

Health and Social Care Studies

University of Derby · College of Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

You’ll usually need an undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification, such as a professional healthcare qualification, with appropriate post registration experience. For some modules, you’ll also need to have relevant practice experience and/or availability of work based mentors.

PGCert, PGDip, MSc

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Studying MSc Health and Social Care Studies will:

  • Provide a diverse portfolio for you, guided by a director of studies, to undertake a specific, approved, flexible study route through the course, reflecting your individual learning needs.
  • Develop you as a health and social care practitioner acting as an agent of change.
  • Enhance your critical understanding of the issues and debates pertinent to health and social care in order to contribute to the development of a subject area, field or profession.
  • Enable you to meet your personal and professional development aspirations.

Fees and funding

UK students
£700, £800 or £900 per 20 credits

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

College of Health and Social Care
+44 (0)1332 591703