M.Sc. Health and Social Care Sciences (Generic pathway)

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  • On Campus
  • 18 months
  • EUR13100 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English
Teesside University | Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
This course addresses the need for the continuing professional development of a wide range of health and social care professionals. It also meets the needs of those who wish to pursue a career in health and social care.

Description of Health and Social Care Sciences (Generic pathway)

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This course has been developed to ensure that you have the opportunity to consider a range of central scientific foundations of health and social care, and enables you to:

  • develop a comprehensive and critical understanding of key concepts and principles across the health and social care sciences
  • evaluate critically the contribution of and inter-relationships between the sciences underpinning health and social care
  • draw on acquired knowledge to contribute to the development of contemporary health and social care.

What you study

Core modules introduce key concepts which underpin health and social care sciences and how you can apply them to context. These include health economics, sociology, health and social care policy, health psychology and evidence-based practice. You also study two option modules. In addition you conduct your own research project.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline September
Tuition fee
  • EUR 13100 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 5090 Year (EEA)

Home/EU £4,250 Overseas £10,950

Start date October  2015
Duration full-time 18 months
Languages
  • English
Take an IELTS test
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

Year 1 core modules

  • Bio-psychosocial Paradigms in Health and Social Care
  • Evidence-based Practice

and one optional module

  • Commissioning for Integrated Teams
  • Global Health
  • Negotiated Learning
  • Work-based Learning

or a module chosen from the wider School portfolio

Year 2 core modules

  • Designing Research Projects
  • Health and Social Care in Context

and one optional module

  • Commissioning for Integrated Teams
  • Global Health
  • Negotiated Learning
  • Work-based Learning

or a module chosen from the wider School portfolio

Year 3 core modules

  • Dissertation

Modules offered may vary.

English Language Requirements

CAE score
180(Grade C)

Requirements for Health and Social Care Sciences (Generic pathway)

Applicants should have an honours degree (2.2 classification or above).

English Language Requirements

You must have a good level of English language as courses are delivered and assessed in English.

Minimum Entry Level

  • IELTS: 6.5-7.0
  • TOEFL (Paper-based test): 575-600
  • TOEFL (Computer test): 230-250
  • TOEFL (Internet-based test): 89-100

Work Experience for Health and Social Care Sciences (Generic pathway)

No work experience is required.

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