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Caring for Children and Young People with Complex Health Needs MSc

Caring for Children and Young People with Complex Health Needs MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Children / Youth (Social Work) Childcare Skills

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The aim of the programme is to provide high-level knowledge and skills training and education to those tasked with working together in caring for children and young people with complex health needs in a hospital and community setting. This MSc offers a taught programme of study that sets out to nurture emerging and innovative professionals working and caring for children and young people with complex health needs and supporting families. It will meet the increasing demand for a postgraduate qualification in Caring for Children and Young People with Complex Health Needs, explicitly focused on interdisciplinary learning and research, delivered flexibly through a blended format of online and face-to-face learning.

The MSc in Caring for Children with Complex Health Needs is flexible and designed to meet the needs of local and international professionals. The programme is delivered via a blended format of online and face-to-face learning and there are several exit points for this course. There is increasing demand for postgraduates with high-level skills in interdisciplinary research, participatory research methods and knowledge of caring for children and young people with complex health needs. Professionals who should find this degree beneficial would be those involved in caring for and supporting children/young people with complex health needs and their families within health and social care services, NGOs, public officials, social workers and allied health professionals who work with children and young people.

Different course options

Full time | Queen's University Belfast | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

Childhood and Youth Research in Practice - Core
Perspectives on Childhood and Youth - Core
Enhancing Care and Practice for Children with Complex Health Care Needs - Core
Applied Research Methods and Statistics in Healthcare - Core
Dissertation  - Core
Qualitative Research Methods - Core
Perspectives of Family-centred Health & Social Care - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in Nursing, Midwifery, allied health, social care or a related discipline. Applicants with a 3rd class Honours degree (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) will be considered on a case by case basis, if they can demonstrate appropriate experience with in-service training, acceptable to the School.

Department profile

The Faculty of Medicine, Health & Life Sciences at Queen’s University has a reputation for excellence in education and research - a reputation which is reflected in our position in the Top 200 Universities in the World (QS World Rankings 2019). Through our research, we strive to address some of the world’s greatest challenges in health, food and the environment. To meet these challenges, our academic staff undertake world-leading research...more

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