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.
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.
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- Long-Term Conditions Management
- An Introduction to Palliative Care
- Therapeutic Communication
- Pain Management
- Essentials of Cancer Care
- Supporting People Facing Loss
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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Online start: January, May, September
DisciplinesPublic Health Health Management Health Sciences View 782 other Masters in Health Sciences in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- SQA HND or BTEC Level 5 HND: Relevant qualification in healthcare such as HND in Health and Social Care.
International13325 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13325 GBP per year during 24 months.
National1820 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 24 months.
Rest of Uk (English, Northern Irish, Welsh)/ Republic of Ireland
- £9,250 Cost of study per year (for four years but you will not pay more than £27,750)
Living costs for Paisley
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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