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  • Study Type

    Part time available

  • Subject Areas

    Nursing & Health

  • Start Date

    September

  • Course Duration

    Part-time: 1 year

  • Course Type

    MSc

  • Course Fees

    £589 per 20 credits

Course content

This flexible, part-time programme is designed for lecturers in higher education and clinically based professionals who support the learning of others.

It will guide you through the PgC award – the professional teaching qualification for teachers of nurses and midwives that is required and recognised by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

This course is approved by the Higher Education Academy and affords Fellowship status on completion.

The PgC is based on the eight domains of practice outlined by the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC). For each of these domains, you will explore approaches to the learning of individuals and groups. Assessment is through a portfolio of work-based evidence that includes some academic writing.

This is followed by the PgD and MSc stages of the degree, which you can tailor to develop your knowledge and practice for a range of contexts. You will have choice and flexibility in your module choices and the dissertation.

See the website http://courses.southwales.ac.uk/courses/364-msc-education-for-health-and-social-care-professionals

The PgC is based on the eight domains of practice outlined by the NMC. For each of these domains, you will explore approaches to the learning of individuals and groups. Assessment is through a portfolio of work-based evidence that includes some academic writing. This is followed by the PgD and MSc stages of the award, which you can tailor to develop your knowledge and practice for a range of contexts. You will have choice and flexibility in your module choices and the dissertation.

What You Will Study

Modules:
- Facilitating and Assessing Individual Learning
- Designing, Facilitating and Assessing Group Learning
- Research Methods
- E-moderating/E-learning
- Learning Through Simulation
- Academic Supervision
- Theory and Models of Clinical Supervision
- Educational Effectiveness and Improvement

You will also complete a dissertation, the format and topic of which will be negotiated and agreed with your tutor.

Learning and teaching methods

You will learn through a variety of study methods such as small group learning, problem based learning, project work and individual academic supervision. You may also take part in e-forums and some modules are facilitated through e-learning.

Work Experience and Employment Prospects

All exit awards support personal and professional development. Having completed this degree, a number of graduates have been rewarded with promotion and career development opportunities.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed through assignments and teaching practice. Completion of your dissertation will be negotiated and supported through an agreed learning contract.

Visit the Education for Health and Social Care Professionals (MSc) page on the University of South Wales website for more details!

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