Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University

Interprofessional Health and Social Care

The programme is a structured, modular programme of Master�s level study for health and social care practitioners which aims to support personal and professional development within an interprofessional learning environment.

Entry requirements

Relevant 1st degree in the health and social sciences; or a professional registration to practise in health and/or social care or equivalent (2 years post qualified); practitioners should normally be working in the field of practice relevant to their proposed study or have sufficient access to it to support their studies if, for example, they are from overseas; consideration is given to other, non professionally-registered specialists, for example, medical technical officers, who can demonstrate the relevance of the award to their professional and career development candidates fulfilling the entry requirements are invited for an interview to discuss their application which includes a short personal statement in support of it; interviews are normally be conducted by the Programme Director with 1 other member of the programme team.

Course modules

Core: orientation; plus either developing an empirical research proposal; or undertaking systematic reviews; or critical evaluation of professional practice; plus either research dissertation: 2 modules (40 credits); or research dissertation: 3 modules (60 credits); plus options: psychodynamics of interprofessional working; advanced collaborative practice; action learning sets; pain management; leadership and management change; health knowledge and power in health and social care; ethics, law and practice in health and social care; psychology in health and social care; advanced professional practice: creativity and conflict; judgement and decision making in professional practice; embedding quality in professional practice; loss, grief and bereavement; health and welfare of older people; assessment, management and reduction of falls; health and welfare of people with chronic illness; working together to safeguard children; solution focused methods in health and social care practice; facilitating practice development; clinical supervision; open module framework (including work-based learning).

Assessment methods

Assessment for each module in the programme will be by assignments to the value of 4,000 words. The programme utilises a variety of assignments designed to assess the specified learning outcomes (including the development of key skills) for each module.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,340 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,170 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PgCert Full-time - 6 months
Full-time - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT1 1QU South East

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Key information

Admissions Department (Postgraduate Admissions)
Telephone number: 
01227 782900