University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Primary Care

This course enables students to develop a knowledge and understanding of the principles, values and organisation of primary care globally, and to contribute to current debates about the changing face of primary care.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a degree in a healthcare discipline or equivalent qualification although in exceptional circumstances other qualifications or experience may be considered. Applications are welcome from qualified personnel in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing and allied health professionals as well as managers and those working or with an interest in primary care.

Course modules

Core courses: primary care principles and systems; epidemiology, evidence and statistics for primary care; research methods.
Optional courses: access, equity and health; cardiovascular disease management in primary care; effective leadership and management in healthcare; international primary care; management of long-term conditions; primary care mental health.

Assessment methods

The research project, worth 60 Master's level credits, is a substantial piece of work, culminating in a 15-20,000 word dissertation. Completing the project introduces students to the process of designing, conducting, analysing and reporting a research study. Successful completion of the project is essential to the awarding of the degree.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Wales) 24 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Wales) 24 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (EU) 24 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (England) 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,133 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (EU) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (England) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dumfries Campus Dumfries DG1 4ZL Scotland

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