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About this course

The Health and Education MSc gives you the opportunity to earn a postgraduate degree and broaden your specialty knowledge. 

You will benefit from the course if you are involved in teaching for a minimum of 15 hours per week within a health and social care setting. The course will develop your skills and knowledge for personal or professional advancement, with an emphasis on education.

A wide range of optional modules means you can create your own study programme to suit your professional or personal aspirations. 

You will be assigned a personal tutor and allocated a full consultation with the course team before selecting your modules and pathways. This ensures that you have a clear focus on your intended direction before you start the course.

We are known for our flexible approaches to practice-based learning, with course durations and intensities that can be adapted to your individual needs and outside commitments.

Our high quality teaching and research are renowned, and have an applied focus. We have established strong links with specialist practice educators to ensure the provision of support and guidance both within the university and in practice.   

We have a dedicated team of academic staff who are actively engaged in internationalising the nursing and midwifery curriculum, and we offer all our students the chance to experience practice in another country.

This course is registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Note: Please contact us directly for exact tuition fees and for information on the funding available for this course.

Entry Requirements

Degree and/or experience

  • an honours degree from a higher educational institution in the UK (minimum of 2:2), or equivalent award from a European, or overseas higher education institution, and some public/health service experience
  • an appropriate professional qualification from a body that is represented in public/health services work plus minimum five years working in a public/health services organisation
  • an ability to demonstrate skills of applied learning (for example successfully completing some academic Level 6, or degree level, studies modules - grade C and above)
  • an HND, or diploma equivalent, in an area applied to public/health services, plus minimum five years working in a public/health services organisation
  • an ability to demonstrate skills of applied learning (for example successfully completing some Level 6 related modules - grade C and above).


  • Students are expected to be in, or to have recently been in, public service employment, or engaged in community or voluntary activity that gives them direct understanding of the public service environment. Students' reflection on practice forms an important element of the learning.
  • An applicant who is unable to demonstrate appropriate entry requirements can be permitted to register as a single module student. Students who are successful at studying for one module and are awarded credits will be eligible after consultation with the course leader to enrol for further modules. 

English Language Requirement

  • IELTS 7 overall with a minimum score of 6.5 in all components.