Taught course

Health Studies

Institution
University of Dundee · School of Health Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Normally an ordinary degree but will accept 30 credits at SCQF Level 9 or equivalent

We operate a flexible Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) system by which students who do not have a degree may be eligible for entry. We recognise that students applying for this course may have acquired significant learning from previous educational and life/work experience. We can offer potential students the opportunity of having such learning assessed for credit. This credit would go towards your application for this course.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Designed to offer postgraduate education to healthcare professionals and nurses in a range of clinical environments and geographical settings, this course is ideal for UK based and international healthcare professionals to develop personally and professionally.

You will develop your ways of thinking, helping you to become an independent learner who thinks creatively to solve problems using evidence-based approaches. These include critical reflection, application of theory, and critical appraisal.

You will develop as a leader in a changing health care landscape. You'll be able to contribute to improving health outcomes for the population you work in, reducing health inequalities, and transforming lives.

You can choose to study from a range of areas to suit your interests, such as:

  • the relationship between risk management and patient safety
  • the assessment, care and management of acutely or critically ill adults
  • the understanding and application of leaderships skills and change management
  • prescribing safely, appropriately and cost-effectively

This course is offered on a part-time basis and delivered through online distance learning. A small number of modules are also delivered partly face-to-face for locally based students.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    42 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Miss Pauline Horton
Email
nursing-health-postqualifying@dundee.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1382 388544