Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Nursing

This course is specially designed to meet the personal, academic and professional needs of those who hold posts in management, education, research or clinical practice.

Entry requirements

Nurse registration; normally not less than 2 years' professional experience; Honours degree or equivalent; evidence of recent academic study; candidates whose 1st language is not English must provide evidence of English language proficiency (IELTS 6.5 or equivalent no component less than 6.0).

Course modules

Research methods or evidence based health and social care; advancing nursing practice; practice development; advanced skills in facilitation and assessment; approaches to evaluation of clinical judgement and decision support; current issues in education; curriculum development; developing professional education: work-based learning; developing professional practice: work-based learning; education in action; independent study; leadership; an integrated approach to breathlessness in palliative care; managing change in healthcare; managing healthcare education; perspectives in family and community health; primary care, working together creatively; public health perspectives; quality in healthcare; role of the expert nurse in managing the acutely ill patient; working with and for communities; working with people with complex pain and symptoms; project/dissertation.

Assessment methods

Essays; learning action plan; concept analysis; seminar presentations; group report; dissertation/project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 4,000 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 4,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 1,350 per Credit module (overseas fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 440 per Credit module (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 440 per Credit module (EU fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 440 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years
PgCert Full-time £ 440 per Credit module (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 6 months
PgCert Full-time £ 440 per Credit module (EU fees) 6 months
PgCert Full-time £ 440 per Credit module (home fees) 6 months
PgCert Full-time £ 1,350 per Credit module (overseas fees) 6 months
PgDip Full-time £ 440 per Credit module (home fees) 9 months
PgDip Full-time £ 1,350 per Credit module (overseas fees) 9 months
PgDip Full-time £ 440 per Credit module (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 9 months
PgDip Full-time £ 440 per Credit module (EU fees) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Edinburgh EH21 6UU Scotland

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