Health Sciences


Post graduate student

Flexibility. Study at postgraduate level.

Take your career to the next level with a postgraduate degree

At Health Sciences we give you exactly what you need to achieve progression in your career. That is why so many of our past students are now senior practitioners in major healthcare organisations.

All our postgraduate courses are designed to match the requirements of employers and professional bodies. As a result: a masters degree, research degree, or doctorate from us represents your passport to more senior clinical roles.

We also give you the flexibility you need to work and study at the same time, which means no gap in your CV.  You can even choose which elements of which courses you want to study to top up your skills, fitting your individual career path precisely.

As a postgraduate student you will enjoy all the benefits of the Faculty, including: the most modern facilities, contact with eminent academics, as well as the findings of our cutting edge research. Plus, you will be based in our Centre for Innovation and Leadership , which was created especially for higher level activities.

So take a closer look at the advantages we give you and ask yourself whether you could achieve your career progression through us at Health Sciences.

Find a postgraduate course

For many career pathways, a postgraduate taught programme is an important next step. Most of our taught programmes lead to an MSc qualification after one year's full-time study, or two years part-time.


Research degrees

Our postgraduate research programmes provide opportunities to gain a research qualification at doctorate level and leading to a wide spectrum of career options.

Find out about our new postgraduate courses for 2015

Find out about our new postgraduate courses for 2015

Why Southampton?
  • We are one of the Top 15 research universities in the UK

  • Ranked 73rd in the World university rankings

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