Develop your healthcare career at Salford
The School of Health and Society at University of Salford is a forward-thinking, dynamic school with a commitment to lifelong learning and real-world impact. Expert teaching staff, strong industry links and excellent facilities equip students with the knowledge and experiences to advance their research or career.
Combining innovative teaching with hands-on skills development, we offer top-up, postgraduate and CPD programmes to help you progress your healthcare career across a range of subject areas, including:
Midwifery / Nursing / Occupational Therapy / Physiotherapy / Podiatry / Prosthetics and Orthotics / Public Health / Radiography
Whether you are looking to change direction, upskill in your current role, or undertake single modules to specialise in a certain field, we have a range of opportunities to explore.
Contact us if you have any questions about applying to study at Salford. You can find out more about postgraduate study at our next virtual open day on Saturday 19 June.
Gastrointestinal Disorders PgCert
This e-learning programme provides transferable training in the management of gastrointestinal and/or hepatobiliary diseases. This is for qualified healthcare professionals wishing to enhance their clinical skills
This course is made up of three modules that can also be studied separately.
First Contact Practice in Primary Care
This multi-professional module is designed to support suitably qualified and experienced Allied Health Professionals who wish to work as autonomous First Contact Practitioners (FCPs) within primary care.
Top-up to a degree
Our accelerated nursing programmes are aimed at nurse associates or those with a Level 5 assistant practitioner qualification. These programmes are NMC approved and on successful completion you will have a recognised degree qualification that leads to registration as a qualified nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
Looking for a change?
Allied Health Professions
Exercise and Rehabilitation
Prosthetics and Orthotics
Our MSc Advancing Integrated Care has two pathways, Leadership in Integrated Systems and Practitioner.
The Leadership pathway is aimed at professionals from any background – both clinical and non-clinical - working within a health or social care organisations (or wider related organisations) who wish to develop their knowledge in leading integrated care and person-centred care. The programme is aimed at the development of those occupying leadership or management roles, or who wish to move into such roles, and who are interested in leading integrated care.
The Practitioner pathway is aimed at Allied Health Professions, nurses, pharmacists and a range of professional working across health and social care. The pathways have been specifically designed to support the development of a range of practitioners working across primary care and the community to increase leadership and advance the development of integrated health and social care systems.
Leadership and Education
Midwifery and Nursing
- Advanced Clinical Practice (MSc)
- Advanced Practice Neonates (MSc/PgDip/PgCert)
- Diabetes Care (MSc)
- Gastrointestinal Disorders (PgCert)
- Non-medical Prescribing and Enhanced Clinical Skills (PgCert)
- Nursing: General, Education, Research, Practice, Practice - Gastro, Tissue Viability, Neuroscience (MSc/PgDip/PgCert)
Allied Health Professions
- Acute Neuroscience Care - Advanced Practice (Level 7)
- Developing Clinical Skills (Level 6 and 7)
- Doctoral Foundation (Level 7)
- Education in Practice (Level 7)
- Evidence-based Practice for Patient Care (Level 7)
- Foundation Cardiac (Level 7)
- Leading Change for Patient and Service Improvement (Level 7)
- Leading People Through Effective Interaction (Level 6)
- Leg Ulcer Management (Level 7)
- Management of Gastrointestinal Disorders (Level 7)
- Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Disorders (Level 6 and 7)
- Management of Liver Disorders (Level 7)
- Non-Medical Prescribing (Level 6 and 7)
- Palliative and End of Life Care (Level 6 and 7)
- Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder (Level 7)
- Patient's Experience of Acute Neuroscience Care (Level 6)
- Perinatal Mental Health (Mother, Infant and Family) (Level 6 and 7)
- Project Management and Methods of Inquiry for Health Care Practice (Level 7)
- The 'Me' in Leadership for Health Care Practice (Level 7)
- Tissue Viability (Level 6 and 7)
- Work-based Learning in Practice (Level 6)
All of these courses are Level 7 modules:
- Adult Chest Reporting
- Advanced Procedures
- Advanced Procedures Reporting
- Core Skills for Chest Reporting
- Core Skills for Radiology Reporting
- Extending Advanced Practice
- Preliminary Image Evaluation
- Principles of Advanced Practice
- Radiography in Suspected Physical Abuse
- Scientific Principles of Hybrid Imaging
Get in touch
If you want to find out more about studying at postgraduate level at the University of Salford, head to our Postgraduate Study pages. Here you'll find information about fees and finance, student support, how to apply and details of upcoming Open Days.
Our friendly team will answer any questions you may have: Contact Us.