University of Salford Health and Social Care
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Address: 43 Crescent, Salford M5 4WT, UK
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The University is a truly global institution, with over 3,000 international students and a total body of 18,000, living and studying at our historic campus near the city of Manchester.

Our expertise include:

  • healthcare leadership and management
  • nursing and midwifery
  • public health
  • sport and exercise
  • social care
  • social sciences
  • psychology
  • specialist niche postgraduate programmes
  • design of bespoke CPD

University of Salford Health course

We place emphasis on health and social care integration and are committed to engagement with our partners and community. We are also focused on the future, for example carrying out research into how the latest technologies are transforming health care and learning how embracing digital innovations can help our patients or clients.

At the University of Salford we are driven to develop talented and dedicated professionals who will make a difference in the real world. Our work changes lives. Whether by supporting research into dementia and diabetes care, providing advice to elite athletes, or creating the nursing leaders of the future, our staff and students are at the forefront of health and social care.

We are continuously investing in our outstanding facilities to ensure our students, partner organisations and patients benefit from industry standard equipment. These include our patient simulation suites, CT scanner and x-ray rooms and working clinics in podiatry and sports injuries.

See below for an insight into some of our postgraduate courses that we offer:

MSc/PgDip/PgCert Diabetes Care

The relentless diabetic epidemic we are facing means that its management is becoming a significant global healthcare challenge. It is therefore imperative that health care professionals are equipped with the necessary knowledge, skills and confidence to deliver high-quality evidence-based care and to empower people with diabetes to self-management.

The MSc in Diabetes Care will enable you to:

  • Acquire specific skills in such areas as critical thinking, research methods and communication skills
  • Develop your critical analytical skills
  • Enable you to deliver high-quality evidence-based care to empower people with diabetes to self-management

The course promotes critical thinking through participation in the state-of-the-art simulation laboratory, clinical observational visits, group discussion and presentations. It encourages the analysis of cutting-edge diabetes research findings to develop standards and guidelines for best practice. Find out more.

MSc/PgDip/PgCert Advanced Physiotherapy

If you’re a physiotherapist looking to bring your clinical and critical-reasoning skills up to an advanced level, you should strongly consider taking this course. What you learn will have broad application in patient-management, and will enable you to thoroughly evaluate your professional practice. This course is also accredited by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. Find out more

University of Salford physio course

MSc/PgDip/PgCert Trauma and Orthopaedics

This course has been produced in consultation with clinical specialists to ensure that it provides the appropriate content for orthopaedic surgical trainees and advanced practitioners to progress in orthopaedics in the current climate. This programme is also accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons. Not only will you have input from our own, highly experienced staff, you will also be taught by clinical experts who are in current practice. This course is accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons. Find out more.

MSc/PgDip/PgCert Nursing: Research, Practice, Practice (Neuroscience), Education, International

This prestigious course is for qualified nurses would want to develop their knowledge and skills in order to advance their careers in the specialism of research, education, practice or international nursing. The MSc Nursing will empower you to take forward your practice and patient care through critically exploring professional biography, the therapeutic relationship and embedding an evidence based and person centred approach to care. Find out more.

We also offer our MSc Nursing programme as a one year course which is taught on a blended basis, meaning that whilst you study in Salford for semester 1, the remainder of the course is taught via distance learning. Find out more.

University of Salford nursing degrees

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For more information, please contact us on the details below:

T: +44 (0) 161 295 4545