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MSC Vocational Rehabilitation

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Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

3 years

Start date

SEP-21

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Physiotherapy

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course summary

  • Learn to help those with illness, injury and disabilities overcome obstacles in the workplace.
  • Examine the social and political issues that individuals with illness, injury and disabilities may face.
  • Benefit from a flexible, distance-learning approach; perfect for fitting around a related career.
  • Personalise your learning approach; adapting your modules and qualification level to suit you.
  • Enhance your employability; be at the forefront of political changes relating to work and welfare reform.

This versatile postgraduate course is aimed towards those with an existing position in an employment-related area. You'll specialise and suit your interests, work and experience; graduating with sought-after qualifications.

How you learn

This course allows you to study as you work. You'll take two core modules, and then choose a more specialised route. Throughout, you'll be encouraged to forge interprofessional relationships, sharing your experiences through the online learning environment.

You learn through

  • self-directed study
  • live webinar engagement
  • essays/journal articles
  • project and research work
  • service improvement plans
  • reflection

You can study individual modules from this course and gain academic credit towards a qualification.

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in:

  • occupational health
  • occupational therapy
  • physiotherapy
  • human resources
  • employment services
  • rehabilitation
  • disability services.

Modules

Fundamentals Of Vocational Rehabilitation (30 Credits) - Core
Ergonomics And Human Factors At Work (30 Credits) - Core
Researching For Practice (Distance Learning) (15 Credits) - Core
Dissertation (30 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time study in 2021/22 is £8,490 for the course. For distance learning study the fee will be calculated pro-rata each year based on the number of credits studied (£710 for 15 credits or £1,415 for 30 credits).

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2021/22 is £8,490 for the course. For distance learning study the fee will be calculated pro-rata each year based on the number of credits studied (£710 for 15 credits or £1,415 for 30 credits).

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to hold a first degree or professional qualification which is recognised in the UK in a related healthcare subject. Exception can be made to this on a case by case basis. Equivalent, international academic and/or professional qualifications will be accepted.

University information

When studying a postgraduate degree at Sheffield Hallam University, students will be working at the cutting edge using the latest techniques, ideas, practices, and insights to address contemporary issues in their discipline, professional practice and the workplace. There are over 30,000 students at Sheffield Hallam University, and just over 6,000 of those are studying at postgraduate level. The university places a particular focus on...more

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