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  MSc Advancing Care Home Practice (Person-Centred Practice)

Online Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh    School of Health Sciences

Full time & Part time September, January PGCert, MSc, PGDip 1 year full-time, 2-5 years part-time
Nursing & Health (27)

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The PgCert/PgDip Person-Centred Practice (Advancing Care Home Practice) programme at QMU is perfect for experienced practitioners in the care home sector who want to advance their practice and create person-centred cultures. This interdisciplinary course offers module choice and a flexible study pattern, allowing you to tailor your studies to suit your interests and goals. The course focuses on developing clinical and management skills, promoting autonomy and experimenting with different methodologies. With a team of expert academic staff, innovative learning approaches, and extensive online resources, QMU provides a supportive and engaging learning environment. Non-standard entry routes can be considered, so don't hesitate to apply.

About the course

This interdisciplinary MSc in Advancing Care Home Practice (Person-Centred Practice) course will be attractive to experienced practitioners, clinical and non-clinical, working in the care home sector who are committed to advancing practice, leading the creation of person-centred cultures where people living and working in care homes can flourish.

This course offers the opportunity to select modules which are of particular interest to you.

Why QMU?

  • Contemporary, creative and interactive learning approaches: The learning environment will generate an ethos of engagement where students can explore and challenge theories, practices and different sources of knowledge creatively in an atmosphere of high challenge and high support.
  • Tailor your studies: You will be able to craft your own pathway on this course.
  • Staff expertise and support: You will be taught by a team of academic staff who have an expertise in care home practice, research and education. The academic team pride themselves on supporting learners throughout their course.
  • Our reputation and experience: QMU has a reputation for innovative curriculum design, being supportive and responsive to learners and extensive online resources. We have long-standing experience in preparing practitioners to work in communities; at master’s level; through work-based and inter-disciplinary learning, supported by robust online learning platforms.
  • Relevance: Our conceptualization of person-centredness is consistent with the WHO Framework of ‘people-centred healthcare’.

More information and what you will achieve

We aim for learners to be person-centred practitioners/managers/leaders with expertise to advance practice through the development of clinical and/or management skills. Being inspirational leaders they will promote autonomy and experiment with a range of methodologies, including quality improvement and practice development, to create person-centred cultures that improve the experiences of residents, families and teams in care homes.

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Entry Requirements

Candidates will normally be graduates with evidence of relevant recent academic study.
Non-standard entry routes can also be considered, and would be assessed by the programme team on an individual basis.
Employment in a care home practice area.

International: Where your honours degree has not been studied in English, you will be required to provide evidence of English language competence at no less than IELTS 6.5 with no individual component score less than 6.0. Applicants requiring a student visa with not be eligible to study this course.

Interview: No interview but a letter of support from your manager.

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Where will I study?

Where is Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh


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