MSc - Master of Science
MSc - Master of Science
The course offers you the opportunity to enhance the skills of critical enquiry and gain an appreciation of the underlying theory, research and policy guiding current rehabilitation practice. Suitable for all practitioners working in health and social care like nurses, doctors, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, social workers and speech and language therapists. Previous cohorts have included an interdisciplinary mix of practitioners working in both general and specialist areas of rehabilitation in community, intermediate care, acute, independent sector and local authorities, both in the UK and overseas. This specialised interdisciplinary Master’s course is an exciting, innovative and forward thinking course which will help you challenge your current working practice in rehabilitation.
Source: HOTCOURSES, March 2016.
This module is required for students undertaking studies to masters level. It can also be taken as a standalone module by those who wish to undertake, with supervision a work-based research project. This module will provide students with the experience of utilising principles of research and academic writing and demonstrate the intellectual skills learnt on the course. Students are expected to review critically research and to evaluate the evidence underpinning their own practice.
This module is the exploration of reflective strategies used in the context of rehabilitation practice. The course offers students an opportunity to evaluate reflection in relation to their own learning in the context of their own working environment. Additionally it will enable students to consider how to facilitate a reflective approach within a team. A reflective approach to professional practice is a vital part of continuing professional development and it is hoped that this provides a valuable grounding for those looking to advance practice in Health, Social Work and Social.
This module will familiarise students with quantitative and qualitative approaches to research and to enable students to employ appropriate methods in conducting their own research. This module is normally purchased as part of the masters or postgraduate diploma or in conjunction with the postgraduate (level 7) module MSc Research project
Applicants should normally have, or be expected to achieve, a minimum 2nd Class degree in a subject which offers an appropriate grounding in science, healthcare or physiology (or an equivalent overseas qualification) or be qualified health and social care practitioners without 1st degrees that can demonstrate evidence of either a contribution to the development of practice, or appropriate other study, are also encouraged to apply. Alternative professional qualifications may be considered and applicants holding these qualifications are encouraged to submit an application form. Non-standard candidates may be required to submit supplementary details (e.g. transcripts) and/or asked to complete a short qualifying essay. applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (with a minimum 6.0 in each component).