Date of entry

September 2024


You’ll be taught through:

  • lectures and seminars
  • workshops
  • practical classes and studio-based activities
  • talks or workshops by invited guest speakers
  • work based learning or placement (elective)
  • group and individual tutorials

Some of your learning will also take place in a ‘real world’ setting such as a hospital, care home, local or national government department, engaging with stakeholders to enable you to gain a deep understanding of challenges that people in healthcare are experiencing.

At key stages, stakeholders or interested parties from healthcare would be involved in commenting on work.

You will also have the opportunity to select to undertake, in the final semester, a Placement or (if you are already employed in the healthcare sector) a work-based learning experience.


Assessment will be through the completion of any coursework integral to each module. Coursework may include:

  • practical design
  • project work
  • reflective essays
  • written assignments
  • reports
  • dissertation
  • oral presentations

The are no written examinations associated with this course.

Core Modules

These modules are an essential part of your course.

Module code: DJ51032 Credits: 20 Semester: Semester 1

Optional Modules

You need to choose one or more of these modules as part of your course.

Module code: DJ53014 Credits: 60 Semester: Runs during the summer
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