Education & Training
AHCS Standards of Education and Training for MSC Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes.
The Academy for Healthcare Science approves Modernising Scientific Careers (MSC) education providers for the following programmes:
- Practitioner Training Programmes ( );
- Scientist Training Programmes ( ); and
- Higher Specialist Scientist Training ( ).
See here for details of all possible career pathways for Modernised Scientific Careers programmes:
The Academy delegates the task of accrediting Higher Education Institutions (Academy’s Standards of Education and Training (SETs) below .) offering MSC programmes to the National School of Healthcare Science ( ), which undertakes the accreditation process against the
The Academy quality assures the accreditation process undertaken by theby observing a sample of accreditation visits, sitting on the panel that reviews accreditation outcomes and through its membership of the Health Education England ( ) Healthcare Science Implementation Group ( ) Education and Training Scrutiny Group (ETSG).
The overarching requirement is that programmes align with and are mapped to these SETs, to the Health and Care Professions Council () SETs at level, and to the relevant Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education ( ) subject statements.