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MSc/ PgDip Advancing Practice in Community Health and Wellbeing (Advancing Practice in Health Framework)

MSc/ PgDip Advancing Practice in Community Health and Wellbeing (Advancing Practice in Health Framework)

Different course options

Online | Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Online

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Community Medicine Self Development

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

As part of our Advancing Practice in Health Framework, this award pathway will be of interest if you want to advance your practice in the area of community health and wellbeing. It is delivered online and available both full- and part-time.

The community health and wellbeing pathway aims to facilitate the development of knowledge and practical skills required to reduce inequalities and improve the health and wellbeing of communities.

Why QMU?

We offer a collaborative multi-professional online learning environment. Learning and assessment are underpinned by current research and the evolving landscape of health and wellbeing.

Course overview

Delivered online, there are learning opportunities in areas such as community health and wellbeing theory, realistic lifestyle medicine, delivering impact in practice as well as a number of other modules such as fundamentals of advancing practice and enquiry-based practice. The framework also offers opportunities to draw on expertise across the University on subjects such as leadership, social science and education.

The Community Health and Wellbeing award pathway aims to foster and develop QMU’s mission of cultivating intellectual capital with both a theoretical and practical focus. Learning and teaching is underpinned by research, evidence and scholarship against the background of current and evolving political and social landscapes for health and wellbeing.

The Community Health and Wellbeing award pathway offers flexibility in modes of study (part-time, full-time or workplace) that are responsive to individual needs and today’s culture of work and learning.

Exit awards

MSc (180 credits)/ PgDip (120 credits)

Structure

To obtain a specific postgraduate award at QMU you must complete a number of credit bearing modules. You can opt to study the MSc or PgDip. You can also register as an associate student to complete a single module for CPD. On completion of a single module, you may wish to complete further modules and progress your studies to a named award.

Teaching, learning and assessment

The framework offers flexibility in module choice and modes of study (part-time, full-time and workplace) that are responsive to individual needs and today’s culture of work and learning.

All modules are delivered online and can be studied from a distance. Additional support is available for those new to or returning to master’s level study.

Careers

All modules will provide learners with enhanced career progression opportunities in leadership roles or within their specialist field of practice.

Modules

Fundamentals of Advancing Practice (20 Credits)
Demonstrating Impact in Practice (20 Credits)
Enquiry-based Practice (20 Credits)
Realistic Lifestyle Medicine (20 Credits)
Partnership Working in Health Promotion (formerly Community Health and Wellbeing theory) (20 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

7,200

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

7,200

Entry requirements

Honours degree or equivalent in an appropriate discipline. Non-standard entry will be considered.