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The boundaries between health and social care are becoming increasingly blurred and UK government policy aims to create seamless services. In order to address these developments, organisational processes are changing across the health and social care fields. Similar developments are also taking place worldwide. This specialist course meets the needs of health and social care professionals and those from similar backgrounds seeking to address these issues in a rapidly changing environment. You will also confront the challenges of current professional practice and political agendas. In addition, the course also addresses international and global perspectives of health and social care. We offer you the opportunity to engage in reflective practice to build on knowledge and transferable skills in this new environment. The present active policy agenda demands that the content of the course is continually updated to address current critical issues and the needs of individual students. Core modules: - Social Theory and Social Change - Critical Issues in Health and Social Care - International Perspectives in Health and Social Care - Managing Quality in Health and Social Care - Research Methods - Methods for Enquiry - Dissertation Plus either Generic Route: - Two options from the University's School of Human and Health Sciences' Postgraduate Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme Or Risk Management Specialist Route: - Risk Policy and Legislation in Health, Social Care and Criminal Justice - Risk Assessment and Decision Making The course is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials and self-directed study. Assessment is via written assignments and a dissertation. This course recruits students from a range of health and social care professions, or other similar professionals. Applicants will normally have experience of working in such settings and therefore, by undertaking the course, career progression opportunities are enhanced. Part-time students maybe eligible for funding from the Yorkshire and the Humber Strategic Health Authority. Full-time students should contact the Student Finance Office on 01484 473904 for details on course fees. We hope you're interested in what you've seen and want to apply to join us. For an application form and additional information please contact the Admissions Assistant: Tel: 01484 471150 E-mail: socialwork-masters@hud.ac.uk

The boundaries between health and social care are becoming increasingly blurred and UK government policy aims to create seamless services. In order to address these developments, organisational processes are changing across the health and social care fields. Similar developments are also taking place worldwide. This specialist course meets the needs of health and social care professionals and...

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