Taught course

Professional Health & Social Care

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

Students can study two specialist modules on this varied programme which aims to enable you to demonstrate an awareness of complex issues related to health and social care, and to critically evaluate evidence to improve practice. And three research-based modules will develop skills to allow you to appraise sources of evidence, and apply your findings, to improve health and social care settings.

Information for international students

International students will need to demonstrate that they have equivalent experience /qualifications as home students (ie same entry criteria as above). If their first language is not English they must show evidence of English Language competence at IELTS level 6.0 (in all areas of the test) or equivalent.

Due to immigration laws, International Students on a Tier 4 visa must be studying full-time. For more information about Visa requirements and Short-term study visas, please visit the International Visa & Immigration webpages.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

A Postgraduate Loan is available to help you pay for your Master’s course. Find out more about the postgraduate loan.

You can also look at our Postgraduate funding webpages: https://www.yorksj.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/fees--funding/

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

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