University of West London

University of West London

Healthcare (integrated)

This programme combines state-of-the-art healthcare methodologies with physiological and lifescience approaches to deal with relevant clinical issues; 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; clinical decision; dissertation; service design and improvement in healthcare; research methods; genes, diseases, health and illness; advanced approach in diabetes care and management; assessment of hyper-responsiveness in respiratory medicine; pulmonary rehabilitation and infant respiratory function testing; promoting sexual health; global perspective in public health and health promotion; substance misuse treatment and interventions; dual diagnosis (exploring interventions for people with mental health and substance misuse problems); communicable diseases (HIV, TB HCV, HBV); substance misuse and health behaviour (interventions and policies); research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 19,650 per Whole course (home fees) 30 months

Campus details

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

Key information

University of West London