The evolving landscape of Health and Social Care provision in the 21st century presents a constant challenge to those working in the field, demanding critical approaches to problem solving, an understanding of local and global contexts and an understanding of research and evidence informed practice.
This taught programme offers an exciting opportunity to critically assess policy and practice related to Health and Social Care. The programme examines relevant issues within the current political and social frameworks in national and international contexts.
This flexible course builds on students’ existing knowledge and experience and encourages a collaborative and supported approach to study. It is taught by a dedicated team of academics and draws on the wider expertise and research knowledge of academics in the Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care.
This course will harness the experiences and career ambitions of both international and UK/EU students who wish to pursue careers in the dynamic and expanding Health and Social Care industries.
Both groups will develop the skills and knowledge required to pursue careers in Health and Social care in the UK and abroad. For some this will mean pursuing managerial-level jobs within public, private and third-sector agencies. The course also provides a route into related roles in education, policy-making and research organisations.
Features & benefits of the course
- The MA in Health and Social Care has been developed in conjunction with employers.
- The multi-disciplinary delivery team has a commitment to research informed teaching and research publication. They aim to make your learning experience memorable and to ensure it has an impact on your personal and professional development.
- It is envisaged that the course will compose UK and international students. You will, therefore, have the opportunity to draw on the experiences of a variety of peers and opportunities to share and discuss this knowledge and expertise. This knowledge and expertise will be integrated into a facilitated approach to teaching and learning.
- The choice of optional units from across the Faculty will provide the opportunity for inter-professional learning.
- The dissertation element of the programme will allow you to focus on your own professional interest.
- The programme is taught in a new “state of the art” building which houses the Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care in the heart of Manchester. Work which engages the local community will form part of the programme.