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MSC Health and Social Care Education

MSC Health and Social Care Education

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Caring Skills Health Education

Course type


Course Summary

Course summary

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 as you can take it to the level of qualification that you require.

  • 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 educationalperspective

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.

Different course options

Full time | Collegiate Campus | 2 years | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


2 years

Start date



Learning And Teaching For Practice (15 Credits) - Core
Advancing Learning And Teaching Practice (15 Credits) - Core
Researching For Practice (Taught) (15 Credits) - Core
Dissertation 60 Credits (60 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Normally, Students will hold a first degree / professional qualification which is recognised in the UK in a related health care subject. If the applicant does not hold a first degree, they will be required to submit a piece of written work with their application demonstrating their ability to write to level 6 standard.

University information

There are more than 30,000 students currently at Sheffield Hallam, with more than 6,000 of those studying at postgraduate level. Sheffield Hallam University focuses heavily on industry experience and applied learning. You will study in the heart of Sheffield City centre, on one of the many postgraduate taught and research courses. They are shaped to help prepare you for creative problem-solving and dealing with complexity in the real...more

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