Ulster University

Ulster University

Health and Well-Being

This programme responds to the ever changing healthcare requirements of the 21st century by developing highly knowledgeable and skilled postgraduates from the health and social care professions, including nurses and midwives; the programme particularly extends the knowledge base necessary for practitioners to function at an advanced level and to develop into expert or advanced practitioners, advisers, managers or educators within their particular area of expertise; there is emphasis upon the application of knowledge to practice, thus enhancing the leadership capacity of graduands; the programme is based on interprofessional learning which helps students to acquire the broad theoretical and practical perspectives relevant to today�s complex health and social care arena.

Entry requirements

Students must have gained an honours or non-honours degree from a university of the UK or republic of Ireland or from an institution of another country which is recognised as being of an equivalent standard; or they must have gained an equivalent standard in a postgraduate certificate, graduate diploma, graduate certificate or an approved alternative qualification; or hold a professional qualification in health and/or social care.

Assessment methods

Assessment for the modules in the programme can vary; there is a mixture of formative and summative assessment; for most of the modules a written assignment is the main form of assessment; the MSc research project is a written dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Part-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Jordanstown Campus Newtownabbey BT37 0QB Northern Ireland

Key information

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