University of Brighton

University of Brighton

Clinical Studies

You will study three core modules and select a further three options, and complete a dissertation. Modules are available in extensive (usually over 13 weeks), intensive (usually over five days) or online study modes. You can choose any combination of these modes of study. For the work-based learning module, you will need to attend an introduction day and up to four three-hour action-learning sets spread over the two semesters, plus a full day where you will present your work at the end of the module. This module can also be taken online. Please note that you must have access to work in a professional practice setting to complete this module. You can choose to study this degree with an education route and a management route. There is also an option to �step off� the full masters; exit awards are offered at postgraduate diploma and certificate levels.

Entry requirements

Degree and/or experience: normally relevant first degree plus appropriate professional qualifications and some post-professional-qualification experience. Candidates able to demonstrate a potential to work at a postgraduate level will be considered. Accreditation of prior learning is available, where appropriate. Candidates who have successfully completed the Acute Clinical Practice Graduate Certificate may have 30 credits counted towards the Clinical Studies MSc. Students must be in practice. The course is available to international students on a full-time basis; however they must also meet the requirement of working in a professional setting throughout their studies. For non-native speakers of English: IELTS overall 7.0 and a minimum score of 6.5 in all elements, or equivalent qualification.

Course modules

MSc: role development in contemporary clinical practice; work-based learning; research. Plus three options from the Graduate Programme and a dissertation. PgDip: role development in contemporary clinical practice; work-based learning; four 20-credit optional modules from the Graduate Programme. PgCert: role development in contemporary clinical practice; work-based learning; one 20-credit optional module from the Graduate Programme.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,552 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 11,840 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
PgCert Part-time - 6 years
Full-time - 1 years
Part-time - 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Eastbourne Campus Eastbourne BN20 7UR South East
Falmer Campus Brighton BN1 9PH South East

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