University of West London

Course Introduction

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.

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.

Course Additional Entry

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.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £19,650  Whole course. First year home fees