A wide selection of modules is available from our MSc programmes for individuals who wish to undertake them as a short course of study. These modules enable participants to update their skills, enhance career development and study alongside health professionals from other institutions.
The link below shows all the modules offered by the School. Module specifications provide full details about the aims and objectives of each module, what you will study, how the module is assessed and whether there are any prerequisites that have to be met before registering for the module.
Refer to the Module Availability Chart (pdf) for module codes and teaching slots.
Each module takes place once per year. Teaching for Term 1 modules usually occurs over ten weeks, and five weeks for Terms 2 and 3 modules. The time students are required to attend the School will vary according to the teaching strategy of the module, but will usually be 20-45 hours for Term 1 modules and 50-60 hours for Terms 2 and 3 modules. Learning time, including reading, is estimated to be 150 hours per module.
The module specification indicates the timetable slot (AB1, C1 etc.) for the module, which corresponds to the below terms and teaching times. View term dates.
Term 1 (Autumn)
|AB1 modules||Refer to module specification for teaching schedule|
Term 2 (Spring)
C1 modules, 9am Mon – 12.30pm WedC2 modules, 2pm Wed – 5pm Fri
|Before reading week|
D1 modules, 9am Mon – 12.30pm Wed
D2 modules, 2pm Wed – 5pm Fri
|After reading week|
Term 3 (Summer)
|E modules||Refer to module specification for teaching schedule|
Modules in the same half of the week run concurrently and only one of these may be taken in any given year.
- Term 1 (Autumn) - AB1 modules - Friday 21 September 2018 - applications closed
- Term 2 (Spring) - C1, C2 modules - Monday 3 December 2018 - applications open
- Term 2 (Spring)) - D1, D2 modules - Monday 14 January 2019 - applications open
- Term 3 (Summer) - E modules - Monday 4 March 2019 - applications open
Module fees 2018/19
Term 1: £21.50 per learning hour (subject to a minimum overall fee of £2,150 per module)
**Students taking Term 1 modules do not take any formal assessments and consequently will not be awarded any credits for these modules**
Terms 2 and 3: £2,150 per module
Changes to the course
The School will seek to deliver this course in accordance with the description set out in this course page. However, there may be situations in which it is desirable or necessary for the School to make changes in course provision, either before or after registration. For further information, please see our page on changes to courses
Applicants for individual modules should complete the MSc module application form.
Please note that the School gives priority to the needs of students registering for masters and research degrees, and so places on any module may be limited.
Please refer to the current visa requirements for short course participants.