MSc Clinical Skin Integrity and Wound Management

Key information

Course Leader: Madeleine Flanagan

Level: 7

Start date: Semester A or Semester B start

Mode of delivery: Blended learning

School: Life & Medical Sciences

Entry Requirements

The normal entry requirements for the programme are:

  • A degree in a healthcare discipline (or equivalent) and be registered with a professional and statutory body  

and

  • The equivalent of 2 years Full Time post qualifying experience including a minimum of 6 months Full Time (or equivalent) in a substantive speciality post in skin integrity or wound management (primary or secondary care).  

and

  • Current clinical experience in a clinical setting with access to patients with chronic wounds / compromised skin integrity.  

 

For International/Overseas Students, please click on the link below:-

https://www.herts.ac.uk/international/new-international-students/international-apply-now/make-an-application

This programme combines the closely related specialties of wound management and dermatology and is unique. The MSc Clinical Skin Integrity and Wound Management offers students a range of wound and skin integrity related modules that appeal to healthcare professionals who want to develop a deeper understanding of chronic wound healing and conditions affecting skin integrity.This programme allows flexibility to study related specialist content to broaden student’s clinical expertise which is invaluable in today’s competitive workplace and brings a richness to the overall programme from an inter-professional and intra-professional perspective. 

This programme aims to:

  • develop methods of inquiry and skills required to research and advance skin integrity and wound care practice using an in-depth current and relevant evidence base. 
  • provide knowledge and understanding to foster the further development of critical, contemporary, evidence based and patient-centred practice in skin integrity and wound care  
  • develop a systematic advanced knowledge and understanding of the application of specialist skin integrity practice in the context of multi-professional and inter-professional working in the contemporary healthcare setting.

 

Prerequisites

The normal entry requirements for the programme are:

  • A degree in a healthcare discipline (or equivalent) and be registered with a professional and statutory body  

and

  • The equivalent of 2 years Full Time post qualifying experience including a minimum of 6 months Full Time (or equivalent) in a substantive speciality post in skin integrity or wound management (primary or secondary care).  

and

  • Current clinical experience in a clinical setting with access to patients with chronic wounds / compromised skin integrity.  

 

Level

7

Credits

180

Course Leader

Madeleine Flanagan

Start date

Semester A or Semester B start

Mode of delivery

Blended learning

Faculty

Life & Medical Sciences

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Home and EU applicants with pre-settled/settled status in the UK

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International/EU applicants without pre-settled status in the UK

Apply through our international/EU application portal