University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Managing Long-Term Health Conditions

This unique course is clinically focused and disease specific. You'll develop a critical understanding of the research, policies and practice relating to long-term conditions in various organisational contexts. Studying and discussing the difficulties faced by people living with long-term health conditions will enhance your intellectual and practical skills.

Entry requirements

120 credits at level 6 (or the equivalent shown through APEL), or a proven ability to study at postgraduate level. Health care practitioners, should be professionally registered and have the relevant clinical experience. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Optional modules: choose 4 from a range including: managing diabetes as a long-term health condition; managing heart failure as a long-term health condition; managing renal disease as a long-term health condition; palliative and end of life care; identifying the deteriorating patient in primary care; relationship-centred dementia care.

Assessment methods

Each module is assessed by a written assignment.

Sponsorship information

If you already work with NHS patients in NHS Yorkshire and the Humber or in the East Midlands, funding may be available.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Telephone number: 
0114 222 2054