Taught course

Professional Practice in Health Sciences

University of Southampton · Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to have a first degree (2:2 class or above) or equivalent from an approved institution of higher education.

If you have not achieved a first degree you may be considered for admission to the programme if you can provide evidence of suitable experience and supportive qualifications.his requires you to demonstrate evidence of equivalent learning via a combination of:

  • accredited study within the last five years at HEI level 6 passed at 50% or above (normally a minimum of 15 ECTS and with a summative assessment including a written component)
  • evidence of recent non accredited study
  • experience as a practitioner in a relevant professional role

Months of entry


Course content

Build your own masters degree tailored to your ambitions and professional interests, and enhance your career, with our flexible MSc programme. Whatever your role in health or social care, our experienced team will work with you to develop a bespoke pathway to meet your current needs and future ambitions. This could include developing your skills and experiences in leadership, management or patient care, or pursuing a specific interest in a certain population group. For example, you may have a specific interest in the support of people or populations such as those with mental health needs, or the older person or the acutely ill adult and we can support you to tailor your programme accordingly.

Typical modules include: Research Methods for Evidence Based Practice; Dissertation; Deteriorating Patient, Leadership, Diabetes, Decision Making

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Health Sciences