Single Module Level 7

Multicultural and International Health Care (Level 7, 30 credits)




One semester

Next enrolment

February 2025


In a nutshell

This module is suitable for a wide range of health care professionals looking to develop their understanding of international health care systems. 



You will:

  • examine your practice in an international context
  • gain a deeper understanding of health care in multicultural societies
  • enhance your own practice
Course details

All about the course

This module will explore:

  • The basis of multicultural health care
  • International health care and influences on practice
  • Health and social care systems: International
  • Aid to developing countries: explore health and social implications
  • Health issues within the EU

Please note that it may not be possible to deliver the full list of options every year as this will depend on factors such as how many students choose a particular option. Exact modules may also vary in order to keep content current. When accepting your offer of a place to study on this programme, you should be aware that not all optional modules will be running each year. Your tutor will be able to advise you as to the available options on or before the start of the programme. Whilst the University tries to ensure that you are able to undertake your preferred options, it cannot guarantee this.

What will I be doing?

This module is taught through lectures, seminars and tutorials. Assessment is via a written assignment of 5,000 words. 

School of Health and Society

The School of Health and Society is a forward-thinking, dynamic school with a commitment to lifelong learning and real world impact.

Our courses are informed by the latest research and we work closely with organisations from both the public and private sector to ensure our teaching is at the forefront of practice.

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What about after uni?

This module can be taken as stand-alone for the purposes of continuing professional development.

You will be able to apply what you have learnt to clinical practice and improve the quality of your care.

Further study could include our MSc Leadership and Management for Health Care Practice

Career Links

We work with over 100 health and social care organisations so our links with industry are very strong. These relationships will be of direct benefit to you because our academic team work in practice in some of these organisations at a senior level so are able to keep you at the forefront of developments in the sector, which in turn help you provide a better service.


What you need to know

This module is suitable for a wide range of health care professionals interested in developing their understanding of international health care systems.

    Standard entry requirements

    Previous study and experience

    You should be: 

    • A registered professional working in health and social care
    • A graduate or graduate equivalent
    Alternative entry requirements

    Accreditation of prior learning

    We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.

    The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course.

    Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).

    How much?

    Type of study Year Fees
    Part-time 2024/25 £1,470 per 30 credit module
    Part-time 2025/26 £1,530 per 30 credit module

    Additional costs

    You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.

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    Enrolment dates

    February 2025