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Study mode

Part time

Duration

3 years

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Medical Sciences Health Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview of programme

Our Masters' in Health Sciences is a flexible programme that provides a range of study routes, enabling the development of specialist knowledge and meeting the vocational aims of practitioners with clinical and health-related disciplines.

It is distinctive in that it provides a balance of generality and specificity of content to cater for a wide range of student educational needs. It has global perspective and seeks to encourage inter-professional practice by being open to members of different health and allied health professionals within an academic community.

Both generic and named routes on the programme are designed to enhance your employability through the in depth development of contemporary health knowledge and related transferable skills (and in turn to better meet the heath and healthcare needs of the populations the serve).

For students of a relevant pathway who meet the specific optional module entry requirements, there is also the opportunity to achieve learning that meets professional requirements for independent or supplementary prescribing, mentorship or practice teaching.

KEY COURSE FEATURES

Students will develop a systematic knowledge and critical understanding of healthcare from a global perspective.
Learn transferable skills necessary to be able to make decisions that require the exercise of personal autonomy, including initiative, problem solving, leadership and reflexive capacity in complex and or unpredictable situations.
Evidence a critical awareness of current problems and/or new insights, some of which are at, or informed by, the forefront of the academic disciplines of healthcare sciences.
Comprehensively discuss and provide critical comments on research evidence and scholarship within areas of health and healthcare sciences.

ASSESSMENT & TEACHING

The MSc Health Sciences programme is delivered through a broad range of learning and teaching strategies. The delivery of the programmes and their assessment will reflect the spirit of Wrexham Glynd?r University’s Learning, Teaching and Assessment Strategy and in particular emphasises:

The development of autonomous learners.
Provision of learning opportunities that are personally and professionally relevant and quality assured.
The maintenance of a supportive learning environment.
The promotion of the scholarship of teaching.

CAREER PROSPECTS

In summary, both generic and named routes on the programme are designed to enhance the employability of individuals through the in depth development of contemporary health knowledge and related transferable skills and in turn to better meet the health and healthcare needs of the populations they serve.

For students on a relevant pathway and who meet the specific optional module entry requirements there is also the opportunity to achieve learning that meets professional requirements for independent or supplementary prescribing, mentorship or practice teaching.

Modules

This module aims to introduce students to critically evaluate research methods through the development of understanding of the philosophical, practical and ethical concepts of research and research methodology.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

£500 - Module fee standard per 10 credits; Part time fee - £2,975.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

Full-time fee is £12,500 per year and it is a guide for part time students. Part-time fees are pro-rata of full-time fees.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have an initial honours degree of Wrexham Glynd?r University or another approved degree awarding body. Equivalent overseas qualifications deemed satisfactory by the programme team. A non-graduate qualification which the University deems to be of satisfactory standard for the purpose of post-graduate admission. Have relevant work experience at a senior level that is deemed to compensate the lack of formal qualifications and have held a position of management responsibility within the or health or social care sectors for a minimum of three years within the previous five years (this normally applies to part time home students only).

University information

Wrexham Glyndwr University may be one of the UK’s youngest universities, having only gained university status in 2008, but it has bold and ambitious plans for the future. The university’s mission is to inspire and transform people and, through them, drive social, economic, and cultural change and success. This mission is underpinned by their core values, to be: Accessible – the university is dedicated to inclusivity and removing the barriers...more

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