Teesside University

Teesside University

Health and Social Care Sciences (Generic)

This course has been developed to ensure that you have the opportunity to consider a range of central scientific foundations of health and social care, and enables you to: develop a comprehensive and critical understanding of key concepts and principles across the health and social care sciences; evaluate critically the contribution of and inter- relationships between the sciences underpinning health and social care; draw on acquired knowledge to contribute to the development of contemporary health and social care.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have an honours degree (2.2 classification or above). Applicants who do not have English as their first language are expected to demonstrate an IELTS score of 6.5.

Course modules

Year 1 core modules: bio-psychosocial paradigms in health and social care; evidence-based practice and 1 chosen from; global health; negotiated learning; work-based learning or a module chosen from the wider school portfolio; year 2 core modules: designing research projects; health and social care in context and 1 optional module; global health; negotiated learning; work-based learning or a module chosen from the wider school portfolio; year 3 core modules: dissertation.

Assessment methods

These include reports, oral presentations, assignments, projects and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Please note that due to current anticipated changes to NHS education and HE funding, information relating to funding will be updated on Teesside University website.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 3 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 - 3 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Teesside University Middlesbrough TS1 3BA North East

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Health and Social Care
Telephone number: 
01642 384176