University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Sexual Health Studies

The aim of this programme is to provide a framework which enables students to engage and critically evaluate contemporary thinking and its impact upon sexual health knowledge and practice; this course is designed to meet the needs of the diverse changing workforce and is therefore suitable for a range of practitioners; compulsory modules explore and evaluate the specific knowledge and skills required for the study of sexual health studies at master's level, evaluating underpinning philosophies and relationships which influence evidence-based practice, within sexual health and covering critical thinking, moral reasoning, professionalism and skills development; optional modules are available to provide choice and flexibility enabling students to meet individual practice and professional needs; students may be from a clinical or non clinical background and may be employed within the NHS or alternative organisations.

Entry requirements

Degree (or equivalent); experience within a related area; ability to study at level 3.

Assessment methods

Theory is assessed via a variety of assessment methods e.g. written assignments, case study analysis, presentations and written examinations.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time £ 500 per Module (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 500 per Module (home fees) 5 years
PgDip Part-time £ 500 per Module (home fees) 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

Key information

Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01772 892400