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Welcome to the College of Human and Health Sciences

Hello, I am Professor Michelle Lee, Deputy Head of the College of Human and Health Sciences, would like to welcome you to today's Postgraduate Virtual Open Day. We hope you enjoy finding out more of what we have to offer here at Swansea University and if you have any questions, please email study@swansea.ac.uk

Nursing Pre-Registration, MSc

If you are a graduate working in a healthcare setting and looking to take your career to the next level, our MSc in Nursing Pre-Registration is for you.

Designed for non-registered healthcare practitioners, this two-year Master’s degree course will give you the skills and experience to launch a rewarding career in this essential profession.

Watch Ingrid Pritchard, Course Director for MSc Nursing Pre-Registration, talk about what this course offers and why it could be the perfect choice for you.

Find out more about Nursing Pre-Registration (Adult) here.

Find out more about Nursing Pre-Registration (Child) here.

Find out more about Nursing Pre-Registration (Mental Health) here.

Public Health and Health Promotion, MSc/PgDip

Gain the knowledge and insight necessary to achieve change and influence health policy at all levels with our Master’s degree in Public Health and Health Promotion.

You will study the historical background, current developments, and potential future directions of public health and health promotion, alongside key theoretical and philosophical perspectives.

Watch Dr Ruth Hopkins, Programme Director of MSc Public Health and Health Promotion, talk about what this course offers and why it could be the perfect choice for you.

Find out more about this course here.

What do our students think?

Here's what one of our MSc Public Health and Health Promotion student thinks about studying at Swansea University.

Health Care Management, MSc

If you are currently working in a health-related management role and want to build on your experience or are looking to develop your career in this area, our Master’s degree in Health Care Management will give you the perfect grounding.

Watch Dr Heather Davies, Programme Director for MSc Healthcare Management, talk about what this course offers and why it could be the perfect choice for you.

Find out more about studying this course here

Education for Healthcare Professionals, MA/ PGDip / PGCert

If you are a healthcare professional teaching in an academic or clinical setting and looking to consolidate your skills, our MA course is for you. 

The Education for the Health Professions course has been designed specifically to equip you with an in-depth understanding of educational principles and values and to develop your expertise in teaching, assessing and supervision.

Find out more about studying this course here.

 

Advanced Practice in Health Care, MSc / PGDip

Our Master’s degree in Advanced Practice in Health Care is designed for experienced healthcare practitioners who want to consolidate their skills and develop to an advanced level.

Find out more about studying this course here.

Approved Mental Health Professional, PGCert

This unique postgraduate certificate will give you the professional knowledge and skills required by the Welsh Government and Social Care Wales to be considered by their agency to become warranted and practice as an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP).

Find out more about studying this course here.

Blood Component Transfusion, PGCert

Designed for non-medical healthcare practitioners, our innovative PGCert Blood Component Transfusion will equip you with the skills and knowledge to make the clinical decision and provide the written instruction for blood component transfusion to patients within your clinical speciality.

Find out more about studying this course here.

Community and Primary Health Care Practice, MSc / PgD / PgC

Enhance your leadership, research, and educational expertise with our new Master’s degree in Community and Primary Healthcare Practice.

Find out more about studying this course here.

Enhanced Professional Practice, MSc / PGDip / PGCert

If you are a health and social care practitioner undertaking work-based learning, our Master’s degree in Enhanced Professional Practice is an excellent way for you to gain formal academic credit for your professional development.

Find out more about this course here.

Enhanced Professional Midwifery Practice, MSc / PGDip

Enhance your midwifery knowledge, clinical reasoning, and decision-making skills with our work-based Master’s degree in Enhanced Professional Midwifery Practice.

Find out more about this course here.

Long Term and Chronic Condition Management, MSc

Long-term and chronic conditions can have profound and far reaching implications on all aspects of peoples’ lives, resulting in often complex care and support needs for patients and their families and carers.

Find out more about this course here.

Non-Medical Prescribing for Nurses and Midwives, PGCert

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to prescribe safely and appropriately within your area of practice with our PGCert Non-Medical Prescribing for Nurses and Midwives.

This one-year course will equip you with the competency to practise within current legislation as an independent or supplementary non-medical prescriber.

Find out more about this course here.

Non-Medical Prescribing for Allied Health Professionals, PGCert

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to prescribe safely and appropriately within your area of practice with our PGCert Non-Medical Prescribing for Allied Health Professionals.

This one-year course will equip you with the competency to practise within current legislation as an independent or supplementary non-medical prescriber.

Find out more about this course here.

Non-Medical Prescribing for Pharmacists, PGCert

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to prescribe safely and appropriately within your area of practice with our PGCert Non-Medical Prescribing for Pharmacists.  

This one-year course will equip you with the competency to practise within current legislation as an independent or supplementary non-medical prescriber.

Find out more about this course here.

Enhanced Neonatal Care, PGCert

The Postgraduate Certificate in Enhanced Neonatal Care will help staff working in this specialised clinical field to further develop and consolidate their knowledge and understanding.

You will learn clinical skills necessary to the holistic health and care needs of sick and premature newborn babies, including areas such as venepuncture and blood gas analysis, and practice these skills under expert supervision.

Find out more about this course here.

Postgraduate Research Academy

If you’re interested in Postgraduate Research in the College of Human and Health Sciences, then the Postgraduate Research Academy can provide you with all the information you may need. Email chhs-pgr-academy@swansea.ac.uk for more information.

Healthcare Management, Ph.D. / M.Phil

Our PhD in Healthcare Management will give you the opportunity to pursue your particular personal or professional interest in the leadership and improvement of health services, how they provide treatment for people with physical and mental illnesses, and how they can contribute to health improvement through targeted interventions.

Find out more about this course here.

Health Humanities, Ph.D. / M.Phil

Our MPhil/PhD programme in Health Humanities offers the opportunity to study with world-leading academics in the health humanities, researching issues related to health and illness from the humanities and social sciences in the exciting research community at the College of Human and Health Sciences.

Find out more about this course here.

Health Science, Ph.D. / M.Phil.

Designing and carrying out the bioscientific research that provides the evidence base for health policy and practice, our researchers are actively contributing to improvements in services for patients and practitioners alike.

A PhD in Health Sciences will give you the opportunity to explore your personal or professional research interests in this diverse field.

Find out more about this course here.

Health Policy, Ph.D. / M.Phil

Exploring the decision-making processes within health services in the UK and abroad, our research work supports policy changes that improve outcomes both for patients and healthcare practitioners

A PhD in Health Policy gives you the opportunity to pursue your particular personal or professional research interests in this diverse field.

Find out more about this course here

Health and Wellbeing, MSc by Research

The UK’s health and social care systems continue to provide high-quality care, however, it is crucial that we explore new technologies and ways of working to ensure the standards of care that we've come to expect are maintained.

Find out more about studying this course here.

Public Health, Ph.D. / M.Phil

By providing an evidence base through empirical investigation, audit, and evaluation, our research actively contributes to improvements at all levels in public health policy and practice.

A PhD in Public Health gives you the opportunity to pursue your particular personal or professional research interests in this wide-ranging area.

Find out more about studying this course here.

Health Economics, Ph.D. / MSc by Research / M.Phil

Health economics is at the core of innovation, health technology assessment, prioritisation and programme budgeting within the UK NHS and worldwide. A PhD or MPhil in Health Economics at the Swansea Centre for Health Economics (SCHE) offers an outstanding opportunity to make an original contribution to the development and application of health economics and outcome research to real-life issues in healthcare delivery and policy.

Find out more about studying this course here

Mental Health, Ph.D. / M.Phil.

Developing and evaluating effective evidence-based mental health services to support people at some of the most challenging times of their lives depends on high-quality research. 

Studying for a PhD in Mental Health will give you the opportunity to pursue your own personal or professional research interests in this vital field while contributing to new ways of thinking about mental health care, services, and policy. 

Find out more about this course here.

Nursing, Ph.D. / M.Phil.

High-quality research is crucial to improving health and well-being within our communities, and effective long-term policy and practice interventions depend on the latest evidence.

With a clear focus on translating academic theory into positive practical outcomes for practitioners, patients, and carers, our cutting-edge nursing research addresses an extensive range of issues from professional working and patient care, to the development of new treatments and interventions.

Find out more about this course here.