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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
Online only courses

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

Gastrointestinal Disorders PgCert

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.

First Contact Practice in Primary Care

Pre-registration programmes

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. 

BSc (Hons) Accelerated Nursing (Adult)

BSc (Hons) Accelerated Nursing (Children and Young People's)

BSc (Hons) Accelerated Nursing (Mental Health)

Looking for a change?

Our pre-registration Master's programmes enable you to change career direction and train in a new field while gaining a postgraduate qualification. 

Postgraduate programmes for qualified healthcare professionals

Integrated Care

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.

Single modules for continuing professional development (CPD)

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. 

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