University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Musculoskeletal Management in Primary Care

This programme aims to provide students with a critical understanding of musculoskeletal conditions and the knowledge, skills and judgement required to contribute to and influence the development of these approaches within primary care.

Entry requirements

Applicants admitted onto the course should hold a primary medical degree or an appropriate health professional qualification and should be registered with an appropriate body; applicants must be actively engaged in relevant clinical practice and are interviewed.

Course modules

Modules include: Appraisal of the clinical literature; management of musculoskeletal (MSK); lower limb dysfunction in primary care; management of spinal dysfunction in primary care; advanced needs assessment; management of musculoskeletal (MSK) upper limb dysfunction in primary care; injection therapy; leadership in medical practice; leadership and business planning for allied health professionals; professional project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is dependent on the module but includes written essays, presentations, written tests, observed structured clinical examinations, skills logs and reflective portfolio.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time November 2016 GBP 500 per Module (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time November 2016 GBP 500 per Module (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time November 2016 GBP 500 per Module (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time November 2016 GBP 500 per Module (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01772 892400