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MSc - Health and Sport

MSc Social Care, Health and Wellbeing

Course Overview

Our MSc Social Care, Health and Wellbeing degree offers an excellent opportunity to gain an advanced understanding of the health and social care sector, as well as areas such as equality, diversity, and collaboration.

Our MSc Social Care, Health and Wellbeing degree will give you an advanced awareness and understanding of the health and social care sector and the challenges that it faces. Specialist modules will broaden your understanding of key areas such as equality and diversity, integration, and collaboration. You will also develop enhanced critical and evaluative awareness of the current and emerging issues within health and social care practice.

Once you have qualified, you will have gained specific academic knowledge and practical skills that can be applied in your existing or future career. Alongside this, we will help you build lifelong learning skills that you can reflect on, articulate, and translate into everyday life.

Why study this course?

  • This degree will give you a good foundation, allowing you to work in a wide range of statutory, voluntary and independent settings, including local authority teams, health promotion projects, refugee and asylum service hospitals, sheltered accommodation, hospices and day centres, and residential care units.
  • The demand for skilled and qualified health and social care workers is increasing and is fostered by transformative changes in the healthcare sector.
  • After successfully completing this programme, you will be able to demonstrate systematic knowledge and understanding of a range of health and social care-related principles, concepts, and values.
  • We focus on supporting you to integrate these ideas with your existing knowledge of social care, health, and wellbeing, helping you to achieve career success and champion the uniqueness of individuals, carers, and their families.

Course details

  • Location

    Regent College London
  • Duration

    1 year
  • Study mode

    In-person
  • Fees

    £ 8,496 per year, £ 15,950 per year (Overseas)
  • Timetable

    Flexible options with weekday, evening, and weekend classes available. Check when you apply.
  • Delivered in partnership with

Modules

  • Dissertation (HSC7006)
  • Postgraduate Preparation for Research Design (HSC7004)
  • Critical Reading and Writing Skills (HSC7002)
  • Equality and Diversity for Human Services (HSC7003)
  • Leadership and Innovation (HSC7005)
  • Contemporary Issues, Policy, and Practice (HSC7001)
  • Collaborative and Integration in Health and Social Care (HSC7007)
  • Person-Centered Approaches and Service User Involvement in Health and Social Care (HSC7008)

Career progression

The MSc in Social Care, Health and Wellbeing is well recognised qualification that provides the opportunity to develop your knowledge for an existing role, improve your prospects, or make a career change. It can also be a first step towards an academic career.

This qualification can take you into many different fields – both in the UK and abroad – including multi-agency teams, health promotion projects, refugee and asylum services, hospitals, sheltered accommodation, hospices, day centres, and residential care units.

Graduates of this programme may also choose to progress to study at doctorate-level in health and social care, or a related field.

Entry Requirements

You are normally expected to have successfully completed an honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject and have appropriate work experience. You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work.

Additional Criteria

  • If English is not your first language you will need to complete a Secure English Language Test at IELTS 6.0 or equivalent with no band less than 5.5.
  • If you are an international student, you must take a Secure English Language Test (SELT). You can only take a SELT with one of the following providers: IELTS SELT Consortium including UKVI Academic IELTS, LanguageCert, Pearson and PSI Services (UK) Ltd. Please see here for the minimum scores required for each.
  • You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work.
  • Dr Morris A Anglin
    Dean of School of Health and Sports Science

How to apply

It's easy to apply online using our online application portal.
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