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Health and Social Care

Our range of flexible and responsive health and social care courses ensure that there are options for postgraduate study whether you are a current or aspiring health care professional.

A comprehensive professional development portfolio is available that covers areas including advanced practice, cardiothoracic care, clinical education, medicine, leadership development, palliative and end-of-life care, surgery, and urology practice.

Alternatively, you may wish to gain specialist knowledge in child and adolescent mental health and wellbeing, psychotherapy and counselling, or public health nutrition, or train in innovative new mental health roles.

If you want to immerse yourself in health research, our MRes Masters by Research or PhD Doctor of Philosophy could be for you.

Advanced Cardiothoracic Care

PGCert

Work towards the role of advanced practitioner with the expertise to address patient needs in cardiothoracic care on a programme delivered in conjunction with Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital.

Course Length:
1-3 years
Location:
Edge Hill University, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital

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Advanced Clinical Practice

MSc

Devise evidence-based strategies which underpin practice as you become a highly effective leader with the skills and knowledge required to assess the development needs of yourself and others.

Course Length:
2-4.5 years
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Advanced Critical Care

PGCert

Develop the competencies required at Step Two and Step Three of the National Competency Framework for adult critical care nurses on a programme delivered in conjunction with Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital.

Course Length:
1 year
Location:
Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital

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Clinical Education

MA

Join a multi-professional programme for doctors, dentists, nurses and allied health professionals that systematically and creatively analyses the complexities of clinical education through active and reflective learning.

Course Length:
2-5 years
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Integrated Palliative & End of Life Care

MSc

Join a programme for frontline healthcare staff which enables you to deliver palliative and end-of-life care, engages you in research-led service improvements, and immerses you in an interactive virtual community of fictional patients.

Course Length:
1 year, 2.25-4.5 years
Location:
Edge Hill University, Terence Burgess Education Centre, Southport

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Integrated Palliative & End of Life Care

PGCert

Join a programme for frontline healthcare staff which enables you to deliver palliative and end-of-life care for people with advanced, progressive and terminal illnesses, immersing you in an interactive virtual community of fictional patients.

Course Length:
1 year, 18 months
Location:
Edge Hill University, Terence Burgess Education Centre, Southport

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Leadership Development

MSc

Become a leader and act as an effective change agent within health and social care on a programme which enables you to specialise in clinical leadership, leadership and management, or medical leadership and management.

Course Length:
2-4 years
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Learning Disability and/or Autism

PGCert

Join an online programme for multi-disciplinary and professionally qualified practitioners who are seeking to deliver person-centred care and improve service delivery for children, young people and adults with a learning disability and/or autism.

Course Length:
1 year
Location:
Online study

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Medical Leadership

PGCert

Develop awareness of your leadership qualities and discover how to lead others through the change process effectively, while also being prepared for consultant interviews and the transition to a consultant role.

Course Length:
12-18 months
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Medicine

MMed

Develop an evidence-based approach and advance your clinical practice in your specialist area of medicine on a programme for qualified, experienced doctors who are registered with the General Medical Council.

Course Length:
2-3 years
Location:
Edge Hill University, Wrightington Hospital

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Surgery

MCh

Develop an evidence-based approach and advance your clinical practice in your specialist area of surgical expertise on a programme for experienced, qualified doctors who are registered with the General Medical Council.

Course Length:
2-3 years
Location:
Edge Hill University, Wrightington Hospital

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Surgical Care Practice

MSc

Develop core and specialist surgical skills, tailoring the course to your specific area of experience and work-based learning requirements, on a programme approved by the Royal College of Surgeons.

Course Length:
2 years
Location:
St James, Manchester

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Teaching and Learning in Clinical Practice

PGCert

Reflect upon and share your experience of teaching, supporting and assessing learning within a clinical context, developing the knowledge base to make critical judgments within a clinical setting.

Course Length:
18 months - 3 years
Location:
Edge Hill University, Online study

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Urology

MSc

Learn from frontline urology clinicians and combine a comprehensive insight into all aspects of urological nursing with tailored, flexible sub-specialities, on a course for registered adult nurses and qualified physician associates.

Course Length:
2-4.5 years
Location:
Edge Hill University, Education, Training & Conference Centre, Whiston Hospital

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Urology Practice

PGCert

Gain a comprehensive insight into all aspects of urological nursing on a programme for registered adult nurses and qualified physician associates, enabling you to become part of a growing community of urological practitioners.

Course Length:
1 year
Location:
Education, Training & Conference Centre, Whiston Hospital

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Workplace-based Postgraduate Medical Education

PGCert

Evidence meeting the General Medical Council’s criteria for the clinical and educational supervision of postgraduate trainees while also gaining accreditation with Health Education England North West as a Clinical or Educational Supervisor.

Course Length:
18 months - 5 years
Location:
Edge Hill University, Online study

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Facilities

The Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine is one of the leading providers of education and training for health and social care professionals in the North West of England.

Offering some of the best facilities for health, social care and medicine students in the country, the outstanding teaching and learning resources include leading edge clinical skills facilities, an 860-seat lecture theatre, and a variety of teaching rooms and social learning spaces.

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Book an Open Day at Edge Hill University

Open days are suitable whether you are looking to study an undergraduate programme or postgraduate course. Attending an open day provides an opportunity for you, and your family, to see our beautiful campus.

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