Healthcare professionals who undertake the MSc Health and Social Care will usually be working within the National Health Service (NHS) Career Framework. Therefore, the programme learning outcomes have been mapped against Levels 3 and 4 of the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF). This will allow students employed by the NHS to identify learning to support their career progression.
Average starting salary and career progression
In 2015, 93% of postgraduates from nursing, midwifery and physiotherapy taught courses and research courses who were available for employment had secured work or further study within six months of graduation.*
* Known destinations of full-time home and EU postgraduates, 2014/15.
Recent graduates have gone on to work for NHS trusts (eg. clinical specialists, advanced practitioners, modern matrons), universities (eg. lecturers and senior academics, lecturer practitioners, researchers) and in private practice.
Career prospects and employability
The University of Nottingham is consistently named as one of the most targeted universities by Britain’s leading graduate employers* and can offer you a head-start when it comes to your career.
Those who take up a postgraduate research opportunity with us will not only receive support in terms of close contact with supervisors and specific training related to your area of research, you will also benefit from dedicated careers advice from our Careers and Employability Service.
Our Careers and Employability Service offers a range of services including advice sessions, employer events, recruitment fairs and skills workshops – and once you have graduated, you will have access to the service for life.
* The Graduate Market 2013-2016, High Fliers Research.