Cost of course
UK/EU: £7,245
INT: £7,650
Course length
2 - 5 years of part time study
Start dates
September, January and May
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Pace of study

We recommend around 20 hours of study per week, per 20 credit module.

Events
Discovering Online Learning webinar
21 November

Course code: OLPAV      Level: 7

Meet the demands of modern day health and social care with this online MSc in Integrative Health and Social Care course. Designed in consultation with leading health and social care specialists, our MSc offers you a flexible study route to obtain a postgraduate qualification that can be tailored to your individual needs and interests.

First class health and social care

By incorporating current research and government initiatives we have produced a stimulating, relevant and practical programme that will enable you to deliver effective healthcare, inter-agency working, policy development, and strategic direction in a range of disciplines to patients, clients, families and the community, anywhere in the world.

Tailored to your individual needs

To work towards an individual named Postgraduate Certificate and build your CPD (only 3 modules), you can choose from pathways in the areas of:

  • Partnerships in Dementia Care

  • Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care

Alternatively you can achieve a Postgraduate Diploma (6 modules) or MSc in Integrative Health and Social Care, choosing modules on topics that are most relevant to your career or personal preferences.

Destined for success

Your University of Derby Online Learning course is specially designed to support your career development and to allow you to fit your online studies around work and family commitments. It’s flexible to allow you to study when and where it suits you but has a structured study pattern, with assessment deadlines to help you stay on track to succeed.

You’ll be taught by experienced academics with extensive, up-to-date industry expertise and have opportunities to debate and collaborate with students from around the world, enhancing your learning experience. 

All of your uniquely designed learning resources are available online 24/7 so you simply need access to the Internet and the motivation to learn. From registration to graduation your dedicated, friendly online learning team is here to help you succeed.

How long will it take to complete?

The flexibility of this course means you can complete the full MSc (180 credits) within 3 years. Alternatively you can complete each 60 credit level (e.g PG Cert) within 12 months, a great opportunity to build your CPD.

Programme Specification

Image: PDF opens in a new window MSc in Integrative Health and Social Care programme specification

What does online learning look like?

If you're thinking of studying one of our courses, you may be wondering how online learning works and what it looks like. Below are some images from one of the modules of this course. There are four screen shots for you to scroll through which show you what the learning environment and material looks like, with a brief explanation underneath.

Click on the image below to view examples.

Video clips are used to show real life accounts of dementia.
Photos and pictures are used to help visualise concepts.
Diagrams are used to help visualise theories.
Activities are used so you can discuss and critique learnings on the discussion boards.