Keele University

Keele University

Medical Science (Stroke)

This course has been designed to facilitate the learning of the generic skills and knowledge essential to successful higher clinical practice. The emphasis is on stroke care, but also covers areas such as an understanding of leadership for health professionals, clinical effectiveness, healthcare ethics and clinical research.

Entry requirements

Undergraduate degree or equivalent in a healthcare related discipline; applicants must be actively involved in stroke care or research; stroke patients and carers, and individuals without formal undergraduate qualifications who have completed the Stroke School or Stroke Rehabilitation course at Staffordshire University are eligible to participate in the teaching sessions on an attendance basis at the discretion of the course director.

Course modules

Course modules: acute and hyper acute stroke; stroke service development and improvement; community stroke: prevention and life after stroke; stroke research. Optional modules: concepts of neurological rehabilitation; assistive technologies in neuromuscular rehabilitation; research methods in health; leadership and management for healthcare professionals; clinical effectiveness; contemporary challenges in healthcare ethics and law; statistics and epidemiology; strategic management of patients with long term conditions; the interface between primary and secondary care; literature searching and synthesis.

Assessment methods

Each module consists of a mixture of different types of delivery, with some on line learning and face to face teaching, utilising a mixture of seminars, group work or short lectures.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,640 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,640 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,640 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,640 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,640 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,640 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,640 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,640 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,640 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,640 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,640 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,640 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Keele Campus Keele ST5 5BG West Midlands

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