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University of The West of Scotland
University of the West of Scotland

University of the West of Scotland

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Child Protection Postgraduate Certificate

Child Protection Postgraduate Certificate

Overview Our Postgraduate Certificate in Child Protection recognises the continued high-profile of protecting children in Scotland and the importance and value of an integrated approach to recognising...Read more
  • 1 year Online/Distance degree
  • Child Protection in Context (20 Credits) - Core
  • Child Protection Practice (20 Credits) - Core
  • Protecting Children (20 Credits) - Core
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Social Work MSc

Social Work MSc

Overview Qualify as a social worker through this professionally accredited two-year MSc programme by developing the practical skills and knowledge you need to play a crucial role in improving people’s lives. ...Read more
  • 2 years Full time degree: 7,500 per year (UK)
  • Applied Law for Social Work Practice (20 Credits) - Core
  • Assessed Practice 2 (20 Credits) - Core
  • Social Work Theory: Application in Practice (40 Credits) - Core
  • Assessed Practice 1 (40 Credits) - Core
  • MSc Social Work Dissertation (60 Credits)
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Midwifery MSc (Full time)

Midwifery MSc (Full time)

Overview This innovative and dynamic three-year midwifery programme will enable you to become a highly educated and skilled midwife with the potential for management, leadership, consultancy, educational...Read more
  • 3 years Full time degree: 1,820 per year (UK)
  • Analysis of Anatomy and Physiology (30 Credits) - Core
  • Exploring Concepts of Health and Wellbeing (20 Credits) - Core
  • Research and Professionalism 1 (30 Credits) - Core
  • Reflecting on Essential Midwifery Practice (40 Credits) - Core
  • Critical Concepts of Perinatal Mental Health (20 Credits) - Core
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Childhood Practice Graduate Diploma

Childhood Practice Graduate Diploma

Overview This programme is ideally suited for employed SSSC registered practitioners who wish to become registered as lead practitioners or managers. You will gain the skills and knowledge to deliver...Read more
  • 2 years Online/Distance degree
  • 2 years Online/Distance degree
  • 2 years Online/Distance degree
  • 2 years Online/Distance degree
  • Developing Integrated Working (20 Credits) - Core
  • Reflective Planning (20 Credits) - Core
  • Qualitative Research Methods (20 Credits) - Core
  • Leading Learning (20 Credits) - Core
  • Leadership and Management (20 Credits) - Core
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Mental Health Practice MSc

Mental Health Practice MSc

Overview This programme, which is designed for nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, and other professional groups working with mental ill health, develops your skills to work at advanced...Read more
  • 3 years Online/Distance degree
  • The Supervisory Process (20 Credits) - Core
  • Changing Mental Health Services (20 Credits) - Core
  • Independent Study: Mental Health (20 Credits) - Core
  • Research for Health & Social Care (20 Credits) - Core
  • Core Values in Mental Health Practice (20 Credits) - Core
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Adult Nursing MSc

Adult Nursing MSc

Overview This exciting, two-year pre-registration course is underpinned by master’s level education, enabling you to become a highly educated adult nurse with longer term potential for management, leadership,...Read more
  • 2 years Full time degree: 1,820 per year (UK)
  • Integrated Human Development (20 Credits) - Core
  • Health and Society (20 Credits) - Core
  • Managing Holistic care (30 Credits) - Core
  • Self, Society and Nursing (20 Credits) - Core
  • Resilience in Health (30 Credits) - Core
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Contemporary Drug & Alcohol Studies MSc

Contemporary Drug & Alcohol Studies MSc

Overview Students are introduced to a range of cross disciplinary theories, concepts, and evidence to analyse: The use and effects of psychoactive substances Patterns of consumption differentiated...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 6,430 per year (UK)
  • 1 year Online degree: 6,430 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Online degree
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • MSc Research Dissertation CDAS (60 Credits) - Core
  • Applied Research Methods in Social Sciences (20 Credits) - Core
  • Understanding Substance Use (20 Credits) - Core
  • Contemporary Responses to Substance Use (20 Credits) - Core
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Dementia Care MSc

Dementia Care MSc

Overview Our programme has been designed to cater for a range of professionals with relevant experience and interest in working with people living with dementia. It has been designed to meet the needs...Read more
  • 3 years Online/Distance degree
  • Dementia Care Principles (20 Credits) - Core
  • Research for Health & Social Care (20 Credits) - Core
  • Contemporary Advanced Dementia Care (20 Credits) - Core
  • Rights, Risks & Ethics in Advanced Dementia (20 Credits) - Core
  • Achieving Change in Advanced Dementia Care (20 Credits) - Core
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Personality Disorder Graduate Certificate

Personality Disorder Graduate Certificate

Overview This programme will help you deepen your understanding and improve your practice of working with people who have been diagnosed with personality disorders. You’ll develop specialised knowledge...Read more
  • 1 year Online/Distance degree
  • Interventions and Strategies (20 Credits) - Core
  • Risk Assessment and Management Approaches (20 Credits) - Core
  • Theory of Personality Disorder (20 Credits) - Core
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Nursing MSc

Nursing MSc

OVERVIEW Our MSc Nursing course is designed to provide a progressive pathway of masters level study for all registered nurses working in all fields of practice. From a national and international perspective...Read more
  • 18 months Full time degree
  • 3 years Online degree
  • Research for Health & Social Care (20 Credits) - Core
  • Quality Improvement in Healthcare (20 Credits) - Core
  • Leadership For Effectiveness (20 Credits) - Core
  • MSc Research & Enquiry Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
  • Role Development in Nursing (20 Credits) - Core
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Neonatal Nursing Graduate Certificate

Neonatal Nursing Graduate Certificate

Overview This programme is for practitioners registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) who are currently employed within the field of neonatal nursing. It will prepare you to critically...Read more
  • 1 year Part time degree
  • Neonatal Work-based Learning (20 Credits) - Core
  • Special Care Neonatal Nursing (20 Credits) - Core
  • Neonatal Intensive Care/High Dependency (20 Credits) - Core
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Psychology MSc

Psychology MSc

Overview Study the human mind and behaviour in this professionally accredited master’s programme – your first step towards becoming a chartered psychologist. This programme is designed for graduates...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 7,500 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • Advanced Social Psychology (20 Credits) - Core
  • Developmental Psychology (20 Credits) - Core
  • Research Methods in Psychology (20 Credits) - Core
  • Biopsychology (20 Credits) - Core
  • Individual Differences in the Workplace (20 Credits) - Core
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Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (School Nursing) Postgraduate Diploma

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (School Nursing) Postgraduate Diploma

Overview This programme will prepare you for contemporary School Nursing practice and entry to the third part of the professional NMC register. You’ll acquire the theoretical knowledge and practical...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 6,000 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • Research for Health & Social Care (20 Credits) - Core
  • Consolidation of Practice (20 Credits) - Core
  • NMC Leadership for Effectiveness (20 Credits) - Core
  • Contemporary School Nursing (20 Credits) - Core
  • NMC Responding to Public Health Challenges (20 Credits) - Core
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Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) Postgraduate Diploma

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) Postgraduate Diploma

Overview This programme leads to both an academic award and professional qualification. It will prepare you for contemporary Health Visiting practice and entry to the third part of the professional NMC register. ...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 6,000 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • NMC Leadership for Effectiveness (20 Credits) - Core
  • Contemporary Health Visiting (20 Credits) - Core
  • Consolidation of Practice (20 Credits) - Core
  • NMC Responding to Public Health Challenges (20 Credits) - Core
  • Research for Health & Social Care (20 Credits) - Core
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Mental Health Nursing MSc

Mental Health Nursing MSc

Overview This exciting, two-year pre-registration course is underpinned by master’s level education, enabling you to become a highly educated mental health nurse with longer term potential for management,...Read more
  • 2 years Full time degree: 1,820 per year (UK)
  • Integrated Human Development (20 Credits) - Core
  • Resilience in Health (30 Credits) - Core
  • Managing Mental Health Care (30 Credits) - Core
  • Research and Practice (60 Credits) - Core
  • Health and Society (20 Credits) - Core
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Forensic Mental Health MSc

Forensic Mental Health MSc

Overview This programme is currently the only master’s level qualification delivered in Scotland specialising in forensic mental health. The programme is designed for those who are currently, or who...Read more
  • 3 years Online degree
  • Forensic Treatments and Interventions (10 Credits) - Core
  • Problem Behaviours (30 Credits) - Core
  • Drugs and Alcohol (10 Credits) - Core
  • Forensic Risk Assessment and Risk Management (20 Credits) - Core
  • Mental Disorder and the Law (20 Credits) - Core
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Leading People-Centred Integrated Care MSc

Leading People-Centred Integrated Care MSc

Overview Our MSc in Leading People-Centred Integrated Care is designed to provide a progressive pathway of master’s level study for people involved in planning, commissioning, or providing care and support...Read more
  • 3 years Online degree
  • Value for People, Professionals & Organisations (20 Credits) - Core
  • MSc Research & Enquiry Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
  • People and Communities (20 Credits) - Core
  • Creating the Conditions for Integrated Care (20 Credits) - Core
  • Research for Health & Social Care (20 Credits) - Core
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Advanced Clinical Practitioner MSc

Advanced Clinical Practitioner MSc

Overview This exciting course provides an opportunity for health or social care professional, nurses, and allied health professionals to explore the developing role of the Advanced Clinical Practitioner. ...Read more
  • 3 years Online/Distance degree
  • Advanced Clinical Practice (20 Credits) - Core
  • Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology in Ad (20 Credits) - Core
  • Assessment and Decision making in Adv Pract. (20 Credits) - Core
  • Independent and Supplementary Prescribing L11 (30 Credits) - Core
  • Research for Health & Social Care (20 Credits) - Core
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Master of Public Health MPH

Master of Public Health MPH

Overview This degree has been designed to offer you a solid basis in public health epidemiology, health policy and global economics, health education and health promotion, statistics, and infection and...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 7,500 per year (UK)
  • 1.5 years Part time degree
  • Master of Public Health Dissertation- Core
  • Responding to Health Challenges- Core
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Master of Public Health (Professional Practice) MPH

Master of Public Health (Professional Practice) MPH

Overview This degree has been designed to offer you a solid basis in public health epidemiology, health policy and global economics, health education and health promotion, statistics, and infection and...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,500 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • Professional Practice (60 Credits) - Core
  • Responding to Health Challenges (20 Credits) - Core
  • Master of Public Health Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
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