Taught course

Military Veterans' Health and Wellbeing

University of Salford · College of Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

You will meet our entry requirements if you are a graduate with: A 2:1 Bachelor’s degree with honours from a UK University An equivalent academic or professional qualification from the UK or elsewhere (i.e. incorporating study at least comparable to 120 credits at level 6). A Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate from a UK University. You must also have relevant experience in one of the following (or a related) fields: Health or social care, Charitable organisations that provide a service for veterans and their families, the armed forces. If you do not meet our academic entry requirements, you may still be successful in your application if you meet the criteria laid down in the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) route. For more information, please email course-enquiries@salford.ac.uk. Suitable for: Anyone working with the veteran community in any area of health, housing, employment, education or welfare. It is also relevant if you are a current member of the armed forces. Applicant profile: This course is for you if you are passionate about ensuring that the transition from military to civilian life is a smooth one. You should want to learn more about the veteran community and be aiming to lead a service that works with veterans and their families. The course is also suitable if you meet veterans and their families in your everyday work and want to be able to provide them with a better service.

Months of entry


Course content

3 good reasons to study Military Veterans' Health and Wellbeing at Salford:

  • Gain the knowledge and skills you’ll need to work with military veterans and their families
  • Develop expertise that will equip you to lead a service that meets the needs of the veteran community
  • Consider and master the evidence base that affects transition to civilian life

Course Summary

With a focus on the transition from military to civilian life and the challenges this poses in the areas of health, housing, employment, education and welfare, this is the only course of its kind in the country.

The student body at the University is highly multicultural and interdisciplinary. You will benefit from the expertise of our academic staff and receive full support throughout your studies. And you can look forward to studying in a friendly and welcoming environment.

Information for international students

If your first language is not English, you will need to demonstrate your proficiency in the language: we require an overall International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6 with a minimum of 5.5 in all components.

Fees and funding

Fees 2014-15

Full-time £7,350

Part-time £2,625 for year 1

Full-time International £12,800

Full-time PgDip £5,250

Full-time PgCert £2,625

Fees 2015-16

Full-time £7,500

Part-time £2,675 for year 1

Full-time International £13,050

Full-time PgDip £5,350

Full-time PgCert £2,675

Additional costs

You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.

Scholarships and Bursaries

We offer awards to help you study through our:

  • Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship
  • University of Salford student loyalty discount
  • Country bursary scheme for International students only

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
36 months


full time
8 months
part time
24 months


full time
4 months
part time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0) 161 295 4545
+44 (0) 161 295 4646