Taught course

Professional Health and Social Care Studies

York St John University · School of Health Sciences

Entry requirements

You will normally have a degree or an equivalent qualification in health or social care qualifying you for registration with a relevant professional body. You will also have post-qualifying experience, be employed or have access to an appropriate work-related health or social care provider service.

Months of entry


Course content

The programme gives health and social care professionals the chance to advance their knowledge and practice as well as grounding their learning in their own practical experiences.

There is a central focus on service delivery, patient/user experience and outcome and higher level professional experience.

The programme has been commended for its responsiveness to the changing needs of the health and social care sector, adapting to meet the needs of students.

In this flexible modular based programme you will be able to plan your own course of study through a range of generic subjects (eg leadership), specialist clinical areas (eg cardiac and pulmonary care), as well as specialist pathways.

Specialist pathways have been introduced to enable students in specific sectors or with specific interests to focus their learning in this area. The pathways are: Housing, Mental Health, Service Development.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


part time
12-48 months

Course contact details

Dr Rob Sanders
01904 876736