Healthcare Science (MSc)
The course is structured on a modular format. Students need to complete both compulsory and optional modules to a total of 180 M level for the MSc in Healthcare Sciences. Students complete modules totalling 120 M level credits to be eligible for the Diploma award.
All students complete a compulsory generic module in Research Methods in Health and Social Care.
All module contact days are arranged in a block format which are run throughout the academic year. Full-time students attend all modules in 1 academic year, whilst part-time students must complete the Research Methods module and equivalent of additional 30 credits in the 1st year. They need to complete remaining 60 credits in the 2nd year.
The course offers knowledge and experience to develop advanced critical thinking and problem solving skills relevant to healthcare and develop advanced skills necessary to evaluate practice, initiate change and lead in the development of health professions.
Who is this course aimed at?
The course is suitable for branches of allied health professions, nursing and midwifery, medicine and residential and social care will be eligible to apply. Relevant professions specifically include clinical engineers, operating department practitioners, occupational therapists, paramedics, physiotherapists, play therapists, podiatrists psychologists, speech and language therapists, respiratory technicians and sports therapists. The first degree will be assessed on an individual basis.
Special feature of this course
- The flexibility of the modular format and choice of modules available.