Health Studies PGDip

School of Health Sciences

Aimed at all healthcare professionals, this course is a flexible, practice focused award, tailored to meet your individual needs and interests

Start date
September 2024
24 months max (part time)
Dundee / Kirkcaldy / Online

Designed to offer postgraduate education to healthcare professionals in a range of clinical environments and geographical settings, this course is ideal for UK based and international healthcare professionals to develop personally and professionally.

You will develop your ways of thinking, helping you to become an independent learner who thinks creatively to solve problems using evidence-based approaches. These include critical reflection, application of theory, and critical appraisal.

You will develop as a leader in a changing health care landscape. You'll be able to contribute to improving health outcomes for the population you work in, reducing health inequalities, and transforming lives.

You can choose to study from a range of areas to suit your interests, such as:

  • the relationship between risk management and patient safety
  • the assessment, care and management of acutely or critically ill adults
  • the understanding and application of leaderships skills and change management
  • prescribing safely, appropriately and cost-effectively

This course is offered on a part-time basis and delivered through online distance learning. A small number of modules are also delivered partly face-to-face for locally based students.

Questions? Need help?

Contact our Health Sciences enquiry team