A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in a health science from a recognised higher education institution or certified evidence of an ability to study at level 5 (Master’s level).
Current registration with a UK healthcare professional governing body (eg Nursing and Midwifery Council).
Applicants should have written endorsement from their employing organisation that they will be supported to undertake the programme of study.
Opportunities for the accreditation of prior learning and prior experiential learning exist through the School's credit accumulation and transfer procedures.
English language requirements
IELTS 7.0 overall. For other English qualifications, read English language equivalent qualifications
Improve your English
International students who do not meet the English language requirements for this programme may be able to study our postgraduate pre-sessional English course, to help improve your English language level.
This pre-sessional course is designed with a progression route to your degree programme and you’ll learn academic English in the context of your subject area. To find out more, read Language for Science (6 weeks) and Language for Science: General Science (10 weeks).
If you need to study for longer than 10 weeks, read more about our postgraduate pre-sessional English course.
How to apply
Apply by 31 May for September entry.
This link takes you to information on applying for taught programmes and to the University's online application system.
If you're unsure about the application process, contact the admissions team for help.
Read about visas, immigration and other information in International students. We recommend that international students apply as early as possible to ensure that they have time to apply for their visa.
School of Healthcare Postgraduate Admissions Policy 2020
If you are an NHS employee working for an approved provider in the Yorkshire & Humber region or your employing organisation offers services directly to the NHS, you may be eligible for Specialist Skills and Post Registration Development (SSPRD) funding for the cost of your course fees. This funding is subject to availability.
For more information regarding the eligibility criteria for funding please download the NHS Health Education England funding guide. You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org for further advice.
Students who wish to apply for the above funding will be asked to provide proof of their employment and confirm that their employer supports their studies.
Please be aware that employer support does not guarantee the availability of funding.
Please note that NHS Health Education England have not confirmed the SSPRD funding available for 2018-19 so this advice is subject to change
Please see the How to Apply Section for information on how to submit an application
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Additional cost information
There may be additional costs related to your course or programme of study, or related to being a student at the University of Leeds. Read more about additional costs
Scholarships and financial support
If you have the talent and drive, we want you to be able to study with us, whatever your financial circumstances. There may be help for students in the form of loans and non-repayable grants from the University and from the government. Find out more at Masters funding overview.