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Healthcare Science (MSc)

The course is structured on a modular format. Students need to complete both compulsory and optional modules to a total of 180 M level for the MSc in Healthcare Sciences. Students complete modules totalling 120 M level credits to be eligible for the Diploma award.

All students complete a compulsory generic module in Research Methods in Health and Social Care.

All module contact days are arranged in a block format which are run throughout the academic year. Full-time students attend all modules in 1 academic year, whilst part-time students must complete the Research Methods module and equivalent of additional 30 credits in the 1st year. They need to complete remaining 60 credits in the 2nd year.

The course offers knowledge and experience to develop advanced critical thinking and problem solving skills relevant to healthcare and develop advanced skills necessary to evaluate practice, initiate change and lead in the development of health professions.

Who is this course aimed at?

The course is suitable for branches of allied health professions, for example podiatrists and speech & language therapists. The first degree will be assessed on an individual basis; any other inquiries e-mail Sue Richardson. (

Special feature of this course 

  • The flexibility of the modular format and choice of modules available.

For further information please contact:

Mrs Sue Richardson

Position:Senior Lecturer - Postgraduate Coordinator (MSc Health Science and MSc Neurorehabilitation). Professional Lead (Physiotherapy)
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Telephone: +44 (0)29 206 87688Extension: 87688