Taught course

Managing Long-Term Health Conditions

University of Sheffield · School of Nursing and Midwifery

Entry requirements

You’ll need 120 credits at level 6 (or the equivalent shown through APEL), or a proven ability to study at postgraduate level. If you’re a health care practitioner, you should be professionally registered and have the relevant clinical experience.

Months of entry


Course content

Course description

This unique course is clinically focused and disease specific. You’ll develop a critical understanding of the research, policies and practice relating to long-term conditions in various organisational contexts.

Studying and discussing the difficulties faced by people living with long-term health conditions will enhance your intellectual and practical skills.

Core module

There are no core modules.

Examples of optional modules

Choose four from a range including:

  • Managing Diabetes as a Long-Term Health Condition
  • Managing Heart Failure as a Long-Term Health Condition
  • Managing Renal Disease as a Long-Term Health Condition
  • Palliative and End of Life Care
  • Identifying the Deteriorating Patient in Primary Care
  • Relationship-Centred Dementia Care

Teaching and assessment

Lectures, seminar presentations and small-group work. Sessions are run by either clinical experts or our experienced lecturers. Each module is assessed by a written assignment

Course duration

1–2 years part-time

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration


part time
Flexible months

Course contact details

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+44 (0)114 222 2054