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  MSc Person-Centred Practice

Online Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh    School of Health Sciences

Full time & Part time September, January PGDip, PGCert, MSc 1 year full time OR 2.5-7 years part time
Nursing & Health (27)

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Are you a healthcare professional looking to enhance your career in person-centred practice? Look no further! Our MSc/PgDip/PgCert Person-Centred Practice programme is designed to meet the needs of practitioners from various disciplines, working in different health and care system settings. With flexible study options and start dates in September and January, this course offers a valuable qualification in person-centred practice. You'll learn alongside professionals from diverse backgrounds, benefit from our innovative and interactive learning approaches, and be taught by experienced academic staff. Plus, our reputation for curriculum design and extensive online resources will support your learning journey. Don't miss this opportunity to develop critical thinking and research skills while making a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities. Please note that this course is not available for international students requiring a student visa.

About the course

As part of our Person-Centred Practice Framework, this MSc/PgDip/PgCert Person-Centred Practice course is designed to meet the professional needs of practitioners from all disciplines working in a variety of different health and care system settings and will give you a valuable, career-expanding qualification in person-centred practice.

The course is delivered both full and part-time with start dates in both September and January each year.

Why QMU?

  • Suitable for a range of practitioners: Modules on this course will be of interest to a range of health and social care practitioners and you will benefit by learning alongside people working in different areas/roles. 
  • 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.
  • Staff expertise and support: You will be taught by a team of academic staff who have a wide range of theoretical, practical and research experience in the formulation, implementation, delivery and evaluation of person-centred practice.
  • Our reputation: We have a reputation at QMU for innovative curriculum design, being supportive and responsive to learners and extensive online resources.
  • Relevance: Our conceptualization of person-centredness is consistent with the WHO Framework of ‘people-centred healthcare’.
  • Professional links: We have links with the Royal College of Nursing and we are the Omega-Xi Chapter of Sigma Global, the only global nursing leadership organisation and with partnerships, collaborations and networks across more than 27 countries.

More information and what you will achieve

The course will allow you to develop an understanding of the knowledge and evidence that positively contribute to the health and wellbeing of persons, groups and populations. You will develop critical thinking, professional reasoning and research knowledge and skills to develop practice in a way that is informed by evidence and that is person-centred.

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Entry Requirements

Candidates will normally be graduates with evidence of relevant recent academic study.

International: 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.This course is unfortunately not open to International Students who require a student visa to study in the UK.

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Where will I study?

Where is Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh


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