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MSc Health and Social Care Education

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Year of Entry 2023/24
MSc

Health and Social Care Education

If you have a passion for health and education, this course will allow you to explore, develop and enhance your educational practice.


Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home: £9,910 for the course
International/EU: £9,910 for the course
How long will I study? 3 Years
When do I start? September 2023
January 2024

Course summary

Engage in contemporary, relevant modules and tailor your educational focus.

  • Develop your teaching and learning skills with peer support.
  • Learn in a multiprofessional group that mirrors the workplace.
  • Contribute to a vibrant learning community and wider development network.
  • Explore healthcare practice in detail, and discover how best to approach it from an educational perspective.

,p>This course is aimed at early career educators, as well as experienced practitioners in health and social care. It is designed to develop your educational knowledge base, and practical teaching skills. The course is flexible to your personal requirements – you can take it to the level of qualification that you require.

 

How you learn

Watch course leader Chris Payne talk about this course.

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

You will have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of diverse and innovative teaching and learning approaches, which will allow you to develop your educational practice and educational provision in the workplace.

The course allows you to learn, engage and develop your practice in a multi-professional community which mirrors the workplace. It can be completed either taught (campus-based) or via distance learning.

You can study individual modules from this course and gain academic credit towards a qualification. Visit our continuing professional development website for more information.

You learn through:

  • workshops
  • online resources
  • webinars
  • multi-professional educational community
  • assessment and feedback

Course leaders and tutors

Chris Payne
Chris Payne
Senior Lecturer

Chris's clinical background is in critical care, having worked in both acute neurosurgical and general intensive care areas with a strong interest in teaching and le … Read more

Applied learning

Work placements

You will be expected to complete teaching activity to support your educational development. For full-time learners who no longer have access to a practice setting, we can support you with this.

Networking opportunities

On this course, you’ll benefit from a diverse, supportive learning community with which you can network, develop links and share good practice.


Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • educational roles in practice and academic settings.
  • pre-registration nursing and midwifery training in higher education

NMC registered professionals can gain NMC teacher status upon completion of their postgraduate certificate. Dental trainers have used this course to enhance their eligibility in support of dental trainees. If you are registered with the Society of Radiographers, you are eligible to apply for Practice Educator Accreditation after completion of the Introduction to Healthcare Education module.

Where will I study?

You study this course online from any location


Entry requirements

All students

Normally, a first degree or professional qualification in a related health care subject.

International students require an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each skill area.

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.

Modules studied may differ depending on when you start your course.

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Advancing Learning And Teaching For Practice (Distance Learning) Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Learning And Teaching For Practice (Distance Learning) Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Interprofessional Education (Distance Learning) Credits: 15 Assessment: Practical
Module: Learners In Difficulty (Distance Learning) Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Simulation-Based Education (Distance Learning) Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Technology Enhanced Learning (Distance Learning) Credits: 15 Assessment: Practical

Year 2

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Researching For Practice (Distance Learning) Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Evidencing Your Cpd Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Evidencing Your Cpd Credits: 30 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Interprofessional Education (Distance Learning) Credits: 15 Assessment: Practical
Module: Learners In Difficulty (Distance Learning) Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Planning Service Improvement Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Simulation-Based Education (Distance Learning) Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Technology Enhanced Learning (Distance Learning) Credits: 15 Assessment: Practical

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Dissertation 60 Credits Credits: 60 Assessment: Coursework

Fees and funding

Home students

Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time study in 2023/24 is £9,910 for the course. For distance learning study the fee will be calculated pro-rata each year based on the number of credits studied (£830 for 15 credits or £1,655 for 30 credits).

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

International students

Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2023/24 is £9,910 for the course. For distance learning study the fee will be calculated pro-rata each year based on the number of credits studied (£830 for 15 credits or £1,655 for 30 credits).

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

Additional costs for Health and social care management courses (PDF, 190.9KB)

Legal information

Any offer of a place to study is subject to your acceptance of the University’s Terms and Conditions and Student Regulations.

 

How do I apply?

You apply for this course via our online application form.

Apply for September 2023

You can also use the application form above to apply for future years of entry.

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