MSc

Community Health Practice

Duration
1 Year
Start
September 2024
Delivery
In Person

Seize a valuable opportunity to share knowledge in a multi-professional forum as you work towards an MSc in Community Health Practice. Tailor your studies to your personal and professional interests while reflecting on the place that your clinical practice occupies in relation to other community health disciplines.

Why study with us

  • Opportunities are available for inter-professional education and practice, for example with Allied Health Professionals who also follow two of the course modules.
  • Each member of the team has their own specialty and you will benefit from their expertise.
  • A major strength of the MSc in Community Health Practice course is the expertise of staff in facilitating shared learning across a range of community disciplines. This leads to the discussion of common issues and concerns and enables the sharing of good practice examples.
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What you'll do

  • You’ll have the opportunity to develop a portfolio tracking your professional and personal development.
  • Guest speakers contribute to some of the modules. This ensures course involvement by employers and practitioners who are currently operating within the community health and social care environments.
  • You’ll work closely with the course team to tailor your learning to meet your practice requirements while working flexibility at a pace that suits you.

Modules

Course delivery

Following the pandemic, we have found that some courses benefit from a blended learning and teaching approach. Therefore, the majority of your teaching will be face-to-face on campus aside from a small amount of online teaching where we have learnt it works best.

80%Face-to-face
20%Online

Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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The rationale for this course is based around the national agenda identified in The Five Year Forward (NHS England, 2014) and The Shape of Caring (NHS England, 2015) documents, both of which indicate the shift in healthcare focus to the community setting.

The course also aligns to The Education and Career Framework (NHS England, 2015).

Fees and funding

2024/25
UK
Full-time£9,000 per year
Part-time£975 per 20 credits
International
Full-time£16,900 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

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