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Professional Health Studies (3rd Year Entry)

University of the West of Scotland

24 months
Duration
14500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Professional Health Studies (3rd Year Entry) degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland will help you to understand the relationship between integrated health and social care systems.

Overview

Professional Health Studies (3rd Year Entry) degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland is an increasingly important area of health policy, holding the possibility of reducing healthcare costs and providing a better experience for healthcare system users.

You will develop critical and analytical problem-based learning skills as well as transferable skills which reflect the demands made of today’s healthcare professionals.

The course can also support individuals who wish to pursue a career within the health and social care system in roles such as healthcare project manager, patient advice and support officer, and senior clinical support worker. The degree achieves this by helping you to develop critical awareness of workplace factors that could be improved to improve the patient experience.

Jobs

This degree prepares you for a successful career in a diverse range of job roles within the health and social services sector in the public, private and voluntary sectors. Previous graduates have achieved promotion in their current workplace while others have gone on to work for local authorities, health boards, local and national government agencies and charities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Long-Term Conditions Management 
  • An Introduction to Palliative Care 
  • Therapeutic Communication 
  • Pain Management  
  • Essentials of Cancer Care 
  • Supporting People Facing Loss  

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Full time international students, part-time students and online students can also apply until 6 weeks before the start of the course. 

Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Literacy & Numeracy

All applicants are expected to demonstrate good levels of literacy and numeracy, holding passes in English and Mathematics at the following levels:

  • Scottish National 5 (grades A, B or C)
  • Scottish Standard Grade (grades 1, 2 or 3)
  • Scottish Intermediate 2 (grades A, B or C)
  • GCSE (A, B or C)
  • Irish Leaving Certificate Ordinary level (grade C2 or higher)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 24 months.

For Scottish students, cost of study per year is 1,820£

Living costs for Paisley

700 - 1400 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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