Study patterns: Integrative Health and Social Care MSc (online)

On this page, you will find the study patterns for our Integrative Health and Social Care MSc (online).

This study pattern highlights the module(s) that you will need to study and select for the upcoming May trimester. The scheduled modules for the remainder of your programme, outlined below, are based on the current plan, however, please note that the order of these may be subject to change. Should any changes be made, we will communicate this to you as soon as possible. Should you have any concerns regarding this, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Please note that any optional modules are subject to viable group sizes. Should you choose a module that is deemed to be non-viable, you will be notified of the alternative available options. Please contact us on +44 (0)1332 594000 or onlineadmissions@derby.ac.uk to discuss your options.

Integrative Health and Social Care MSc (online) - standard (3 years) with summer (May) start

Study patternSummerAutumnSpring
Year 1 Option C module*
20 credits 
Advanced
Integrative Practice
(7NU533)
20 credits
Option B module*
20 credits
Year 2  Option C module*
20 credits
Research Methods
In Integrative
Health and Social
Care
(7NU547)
20 credits
Option B module*
20 credits
Year 3  Independent
Project
(7NU996)
60 credits
Independent
Project
(7NU996)
60 credits continued
Independent
Project
(7NU996)
60 credits continued

*Option C module (Summer): Management for an Integrative Health and Social Care Workforce (7NU541); Public Health: UK and International Perspectives (7NU546); Partnerships in Dementia Care (7NU545); Negotiated Module (7NU543). 

*Option B module (Spring): Social Consequences of Dementia Care (7NU549); Leadership in Health and Social Care (7NU540); Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care Policy and Practice (7NU537). 

*Option A module (Autumn): Therapeutic and Diagnostic Reasoning (6NU511); Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care Policy and Practice (7NU537). 

Integrative Health and Social Care MSc (online) - accelerated (2 years) with summer (May) start

Study patternSummerAutumnSpring
Year 1  Option C module*
20 credits

Option C module*
20 credits
Advanced
Integrative Practice
(7NU533)
20 credits

Research Methods
In Integrative
Health and Social
Care
(7NU547)
20 credits
Option B module*
20 credits

Option B module*
20 credits
Year 2  Independent
Project
(7NU996)
60 credits
Independent
Project
(7NU996)
60 credits continued
Independent
Project
(7NU996)
60 credits continued

*Option C module (Summer): Management for an Integrative Health and Social Care Workforce (7NU541); Public Health: UK and International Perspectives (7NU546); Partnerships in Dementia Care (7NU545); Negotiated Module (7NU543). 

*Option B module (Spring): Social Consequences of Dementia Care (7NU549); Leadership in Health and Social Care (7NU540); Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care Policy and Practice (7NU537). 

*Option A module (Autumn): Therapeutic and Diagnostic Reasoning (6NU511); Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care Policy and Practice (7NU537).