Health and Community Care at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS

Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Leeds Beckett University (formerly Leeds Metropolitan University)

Health and Community Care (Taught)

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Course summary

Equip yourself with the expertise to contribute more effectively to the delivery of health and community care. You will increase your knowledge of new developments in the field, gain finely tuned time management and prioritisation skills and hone your understanding of the complex issues at the forefront of your specialist area. This course incorporates a variety of modules to meet the needs of a wide range of healthcare environments. Emphasis is placed on self-directed and lifelong learning, and you will be given one-to-one support to plan and organise a personalised programme of study. You will have the opportunity to consider your area of practice in significant depth and further develop your critical analysis and reasoning skills. With our part-time option, you will have the flexibility to study at your own pace to fit your learning around your work and personal commitments. Find out more You'll study at your own pace, and be able to fit your learning around your work and personal commitments. We'll also hone your skills as an independent learner, enabling you to continue your development after graduating from our course. We've a wide variety of modules for you to choose from, including from other postgraduate courses such as MSc Advanced Practice. Why study Health and Community Care at Leeds Beckett University...

  • Specialist facilities
  • Choice of optional modules to develop you interests
  • Part-time study option
  • Practice based learning
  • Expert teaching team


Core Modules:

  • Understanding Social Research & Evaluation
  • Research in Practice
In addition, choose from a list of option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

Entry requirements

Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of Care, including nursing, social work, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech & language therapy, dietetics, paramedic practice or radiography, or at least a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for. Applicants who do not meet this academic requirement are advised to undertake the Professional Profile Development module in order to apply for recognition of prior (experiential) learning. Applicants who successfully completed a PG Diploma Community Specialist Practitioner or PG Diploma Specialist Community Public Health Nursing course at Leeds Beckett in the last five years will be considered for advanced entry and will only need to complete a further 60 level 7 credit points for the dissertation module. Applicants who successfully completed their PG Diploma course more than five years ago or completed a similar PG Diploma course at another university can apply for credit transfer through the Recognition of Prior Learning route. All students will normally be working, in paid or unpaid employment, within health and/or community care as students need to be able to reflect on their experience and relate theory with practice. All applicants should be able to evidence recent professional development/study; of working with different patient/client groups; awareness of current policies affecting the sector and potential implications for service delivery.International Applicants will be interviewed by telephone/skype to discuss this requirement with a member of the course team. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional;

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Health and Community Care at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS