Health and Wellbeing

University of the Highlands and Islands


UHI Outer Hebrides, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


The MA Health and Wellbeing is designed to meet the career development needs of health and social care professionals in the UK.

The course will increase your awareness of the social, technological, economic, political and environmental changes taking place within health and social care, whether in the public, private or voluntary sectors, enabling you to take your career to the next stage.

You will study core modules in the development of national and international health and social care policy, the influence of sociology, psychology and ethics on our understanding of health and wellbeing, the issues of health and social care provision in remote and rural areas as well as gaining skills in research methods.

You can exit after stage 1 with PgCert Health and Wellbeing

You can exit after stage 2 with PgDip Health and Wellbeing

Entry Requirements

2:1 Honours degree or equivalent. A 2:2 honours degree or below, an ordinary degree or DipHE in a relevant subject, plus relevant professional experience may also be considered

Start Date

September, January


Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

3 - 6 years


Health and Wellbeing

SCQF Level