Taught course


University of West London · College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare

Entry requirements

Candidates must have a good honours degree with 2.2 or higher classification or equivalent in a healthcare or life-science related subject (eg Biochemistry, Microbiology, Physiology, Human Biology, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Nutrition). Applicants who are healthcare professionals must normally be registered with an appropriate regulatory authority (eg Health Professions Council or equivalent) in their country of origin, and have evidence of the successful completion of at least three years full time study leading to registration.

Months of entry


Course content

This practice-focused course deals with the essential theoretical and practical concepts concerning the effective management of wellbeing and health of individuals and groups of people with healthcare needs.

The course provides a solid academic underpinning to illnesses and healthcare practices and healthcare enterprise as set in a real work environment or situation. The course is firmly committed to the practitioner-scholar model.

You will receive a thorough grounding in the scientific foundations of health, illness, healthcare service design and improvement. You will also be taught the most up-to-date concepts in research methodology and data analysis in healthcare, and you will learn comprehensive clinically-focused and professional skills.

Course work and simulation are used to emphasise the integration of scientific principles and the use of empirical evidence and validated theoretical models in guiding clinical practice.

Information for international students

For information please visit: https://www.uwl.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

For information please visit the UWL website:


Qualification and course duration


full time
18 months

Course contact details

Course information
0800 036 8888