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.

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