University of the Highlands and Islands
Health and Wellbeing
The course aims to provide students with an awareness of the social, technological, economic, political and environmental changes taking place within health and social care, whether in the public, private or voluntary sectors. Students study core modules in the development of national and international health and social care policy, the influence of sociology, psychology and ethics on the understanding of health and wellbeing, the issues of health and social care provision in remote and rural areas as well as gaining skills in research methods.
2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent; or a postgraduate diploma award or a professional qualification recognised as being equivalent to an Honours degree; applicants with a 2.2 Honours degree or below, an ordinary degree or DipHE in a relevant subject, plus relevant professional experience are encouraged to apply. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and/or Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) may also be claimed. All students should be in employment and/or engaged in voluntary activities.
It is possible to study individual modules for personal or professional development, or work towards the PgCert, PgDip or full Masters degree Modules include: PgCert: policy into practice; individual and social influences on health. PgDip: challenges and practice solutions in remote and rural areas; qualitative inquiry. Option modules include: advanced diabetes; child and adolescent mental health; developing communities; disability and society; enabling self-management: developing practice; enabling self-management: leading change; ethics in health and wellbeing; informatics in health and social care; leading and managing remotely; understanding contemporary leadership and management.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Online study||£ 4,680 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|MA||Online study||£ 7,020 per Academic year (overseas fees)||3 years|
|MA||Online study||£ 5,850 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses))||3 years|
|MA||Online study||£ 5,850 per Academic year (EU fees)||3 years|
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