What will I learn?

The Health and Management MSc gives you the opportunity to explore specialist topics that match your personal and professional aspirations, in depth and at an advanced level.

You will benefit from the course if you are involved in the public sector or health management on a professional or voluntary basis. The course will develop your skills and knowledge for personal or professional advancement, with an emphasis on management. We are only able to accept international applications for the MSc. The PGCert and PGDip are for UK and EU applicants only.

The programme is extremely flexible, and is designed to meet the needs of health graduates in their continuing education and professional development. Each student designs, in consultation with the course leader, their own plan of study choosing from our wide range of modules.

You will be assigned a personal tutor and be able to consult with the course leader before choosing your modules and pathways. This ensures that you have a clear focus on your intended direction before you start the course.

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.

Course structure

This course can be studied either full- or part-time and the modules are delivered at different times throughout the year. The course is delivered in a variety of ways, and is flexible enough to meet the needs of part-time students. Delivery is typically via e-learning, lectures, seminars, and workbooks for work-based learning.

Each module has approximately 30 hours' lecturer contact and approximately 170 hours of individual study. Individual modules employ varying learning and teaching strategies.

There are a suite of management modules that can be chosen according to your own professional and personal developmental aspirations.

The core research module is offered on different campuses and also online so that a range of students' needs are met. You will then choose a further two modules from our School of Health Sciences postgraduate education programme and complete your MSc with the dissertation, which will normally have a management component. Alongside your personal tutor, you will review your module choices, according to a career planning framework.

Careers

On course graduation, you will be equipped with skills that are directly transferable to health and social care-focused employment. Many of our previous course graduates have progressed into senior positions in their organisations.

During the periodic review of the course a range of local health-related employers are consulted, to ensure that the course content complements the priorities of employers as well as students.

The career planning framework that is integral to this course guides students towards choosing an appropriate and personal route through the programme.

Students also exit with PgCert and PgDip.

Which department am I in?

School of Sport and Health Sciences

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£13,572.00 (US$ 18,395) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Falmer Campus

Village Way,

Falmer,

Brighton,

Brighton and Hove,

BN1 9PH, England

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£13,572.00 (US$ 18,395) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Moulsecoomb Campus

Lewes Road,

Brighton,

Brighton and Hove,

BN2 4GA, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need a four year bachelor degree. Minimum English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 (min 5.5 in all components).

For international students

Students are normally expected to demonstrate one of the entry requirements below: 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 organization and minimum five years working in a public/health services organization; 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 and an ability to demonstrate skills of applied learning (for example successfully completing some Level 6 related modules - grade C and above). IELTS 7 overall with a minimum score of 6.5 in all elements.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Kaplan International College (KIC) London
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