School of Health and Social Care Postgraduate Programmes

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Health and Social Care - MA by Research

This MA by Research degree provides an opportunity to develop advanced and specific knowledge in a particular field of study. Students have the freedom and flexibility to choose and develop their own subject area and the opportunity to enhance research and project management skills.


Health and Social Care - MSc by Research

This MSc by Research degree provides an opportunity to develop advanced and specific knowledge in a particular field of study. Students have the freedom and flexibility to choose and develop their own subject area, and the opportunity to enhance highly transferable research and project management skills.


Health and Social Care Research Opportunities - MPhil/PhD

The MPhil/PhD programme provides candidates with an opportunity to develop advanced and specific knowledge in a particular field of study. Students will have the freedom and flexibility to choose and develop their own subject area and enhance highly transferable research and project management skills.


Independent/Supplementary Prescriber Preparation - PG Cert

This course is designed to provide the main theoretical perspectives associated with evidence-based therapeutics, the consultation process including concordance and the legal, ethical, and professional issues associated with the Independent/Supplementary prescribing role.


Interprofessional Practice (Approved Mental Health Professional) - PG Cert

The programme aims to enable students to develop the knowledge, competences, and values needed to carry out the specific duties of an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) under current mental health legislation.


Nursing (Pre-registration - Adult) - MSc

The MSc Nursing (Pre-registration - Adult) course aims to prepare graduates for the complex, demanding, and rewarding area of adult nursing. The course provides those from a range of backgrounds with the opportunity to transfer their skills to become a registered nurse (adult).


Nursing (Pre-registration - Child) - MSc

Children's nurses are part of multidisciplinary teams that care for children of all ages. They play an essential role in assessing a child's needs and supporting children's families.


Nursing (Pre-registration - Mental Health) - MSc

Mental health nurses support patients with a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, addiction, and eating disorders. They work in a settings such as in hospitals or the community and help people manage their illness and improve their lives.


Occupational Therapy (pre-registration) - MSc

MSc Occupational Therapy (pre-registration) is a science-based programme designed to prepare graduates for work in a variety of settings, including health organisations, social care services, housing, education, voluntary organisations, or as independent practitioners.


Physiotherapy (pre-registration) - MSc

Physiotherapy is a science-based health profession that takes a ‘whole person’ approach to improving and maintaining wellbeing. Physiotherapists help people affected by injury, illness, or disability using a range of interventions such as tailored exercise, manual therapy, and advice.


Practice Portfolio in Health and Social Care - PhD

The PhD by Practice Portfolio provides a route for experienced health and social care practitioners, educators, and policy makers to achieve a Doctoral level qualification based on the contribution that they have made to their field of practice.


Social Work - MSc

Social work provides an opportunity to ensure fair and just treatment for those who might not be able to do so for themselves and can be a hugely rewarding career for anyone with an interest in safeguarding the human rights of others.


Social Work Advanced Professional Practice - MSc

This advanced programme aims to support social workers in their professional development and upon completion provides a Master’s-level qualification, as recommended by the Social Work Reform Board.


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