Oxford Brookes University

Oxford Brookes University

Health and Social Care (Higher Professional Education)

This course offers participants the opportunity to understand the emerging nature of professional education in health and social care, its context and their role within it; it aims to challenge and extend the knowledge, skills and attitudes of those currently involved in higher professional education in the context of health and social care; the course provides a framework of opportunities for students to: appraise critically their role and that of others within health and social care education; develop a greater depth of understanding of the nature of professional education; develop their knowledge, skills and experience as practitioners, curriculum developers and/or strategic planners; PGCert requires the successful completion of 3 modules; PGDip requires the successful completion of 6 modules; the Master's requires the successful completion of 9 modules, which must include advanced research design and a dissertation.

Entry requirements

Registered health or social care professional, with a registration acceptable to the relevant United Kingdom professional body; honours degree or a professional qualification equivalent to a 1st degree; 2 years professional practice experience; be employed or have access to a health care setting that will enable achievement of the learning outcomes; If applicants 1st language is not English they must have IELTS 6.5-7.0 overall, or equivalent.

Course modules

Taught modules include: creating frameworks for learning; teaching in higher professional education.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on coursework. Throughout the course the assessments are designed to help you focus on the areas most appropriate to your field of work. The emphasis on self-assessment promotes reflection and self-awareness in analysing academic and professional abilities.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,010 per Module (Wales) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,010 per Module (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,010 per Module (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,010 per Module (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,010 per Module (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,010 per Module (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,010 per Module (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,010 per Module (Wales) 12 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 6 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 12 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Marston Road Campus Oxford OX3 0FL South East

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