Taught course

Health Studies

University of the West of Scotland · School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery

Entry requirements

Our course is aimed at health professional graduates or those with substantial professional experience at a senior level.

Applications are welcome from a wide range of backgrounds such as:

  • nursing
  • midwifery
  • health improvement
  • ambulance service
  • social work
  • allied health professionals e.g. dieticians
  • occupational therapists
  • podiatrists.

You will normally have a first degree or demonstrate relevant senior management experience in a health-related area.

Months of entry

January, May, September

Course content

The MSc Health studies is aimed at health and social care professional graduates. It is also ideal for those with substantial professional experience, and offers healthcare professionals the opportunity to build upon their knowledge, skills and expertise relevant to health studies.

Course modules reflect contemporary issues of relevance for all healthcare professionals and are mapped against the core and specific dimensions of the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework, which are applicable to many professional and organisational groups.

You will also have the opportunity to select areas of particular interest that are meaningful and relevant within your own organisation/work setting.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    36 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

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