University of Hull

University of Hull

Health Studies

Developed with our NHS and other healthcare partners, this MSc programme is designed to meet your professional development needs as a healthcare practitioner and has been revised and updated to reflect the very latest issues and requirements in health care. The extremely flexible nature of the programme at Hull enables you to fit in Masters level study with other work and life commitments. You can specialise within the sphere of your professional role, another selected area of specific practice, or both. You have the option of designing a bespoke named award to reflect your own study interests which can be taken at PGCert or PGDip, instead of as a full Masters degree, if you prefer. You choose your academic theme and programme pathway after discussion with course leaders.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.2 Honours degree or above. Alternate professional qualifications and experience may be considered. International applicants - Competence in English is required for international students. For example: IELTS with 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each skill; previous study in English is accepted; candidates that do not meet the language requirements may take an English course at the University of Hull prior to entering the programme.

Course modules

The core modules within this programme are available through a blended approach of face-to-face sessions and online learning, or via a more online-focused delivery for students who need to fit their studies around work and life commitments.;

All students take three core modules:;

Driving Specialist Developments through Contract Learning offers students the opportunity to explore a work-related topic of their own choosing with the guidance of an academic supervisor.;

Research and Literature Review Methods gives an overview of contemporary approaches to research and literature review methods in health and provides an excellent preparation for the dissertation.;

The Dissertation is the final compulsory element for students taking the full MSc. Under the guidance of an academic supervisor, students complete an independent research project on a topic of their choice, to a publishable standard.;

Students also choose four additional optional discipline-specific modules - relevant to their career or study interests - at Masters level.

Assessment methods

The Dissertation is the final compulsory element for students taking the full MSc. Under the guidance of an academic supervisor, students complete an independent research project on a topic of their choice, to a publishable standard.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 15,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Distance learning (with some attendance) September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
MSc Distance learning (with some attendance) September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc Distance learning (with some attendance) September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Distance learning (with some attendance) September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Distance learning (with some attendance) September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hull Campus Hull HU6 7RX Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions Office
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01482 466850