University of West London

University of West London

Healthcare (integrated)

Students develop essential theoretical and practical skills and knowledge concerning effective management of the wellbeing and health of individuals and groups of people with healthcare needs; students also develop the knowledge and skills to design and improve healthcare services; students are taught the latest concepts in research methodology and data analysis in healthcare, and learn comprehensive clinically-focused or relevant professional skills; clinical simulation is used to emphasise the integration of scientific principles, empirical evidence and validated theoretical models to healthcare practice.

Entry requirements

A minimum of DipHE, HND (120 level 5 credits) or equivalent in a healthcare or life-science related subject (e.g. biochemistry, microbiology, physiology, human biology, physiotherapy, podiatry); applicants who are healthcare professionals must normally be registered where appropriate with a regulatory authority (e.g. Health Professions Council or equivalent) in their country of origin, and have evidence of the successful completion of at least 3 years' full-time study leading to registration; applicants whose 1st language is not English require either IELTS 7.0 or above including a minimum 7.0 for each of the 4 individual components, TOEFL internet-based test 100 or above, Pearson PTE Academic 58 or above, or an equivalent secure English language test.

Course modules

Modules include: applied physiology; research methods in health and social care; health promotion theory; diagnostics tools (applications to healthcare practice); dissertation in healthcare; research methods; genes, diseases, health and illness; service design and improvement in healthcare; Master's project in healthcare. Optional modules include: leadership and management competence in healthcare; advanced approach in diabetes care and management; promoting sexual health; substance misuse treatment and interventions.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,650 per Whole course (Scotland) 30 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,650 per Whole course (Wales) 30 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,650 per Whole course (England) 30 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,650 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 30 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Brentford Site Hounslow TW8 9GA South East

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University of West London
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