Postgraduate, Professional Development, Post-registration
Mixed Mode, Part-time
September and January
The course is aimed at those who wish to further their knowledge within the context of Community Health Practice. Students will have opportunity to undertake a variety of modules according to need and/or interest.
The award has been designed to provide students with the opportunity to share professional knowledge and insight in a multi-professional forum, reflecting on the place of their clinical expertise and practice in relation to other disciplines contributing to community health practice.
Delivery of the course is mixed allowing students to select from modules to study on campus or via elearn.
The course team/module leaders are all qualified in the field in which they teach and hold relevant NMC registration (where applicable). Each member of the team has their own speciality and you will benefit from their expertise. Staff are involved with publishing their work and publications will be highlighted to you throughout the course. All the team have further Degrees or are working towards them. A major strength of the MSc Community Health Practice course is the expertise of staff to facilitate shared learning across a range of community disciplines. This facilitates the discussion of common issues and concerns, enabling examples of good practice to be shared.
A selection of option modules from the list of modules to make up 180 credits in total.
(Example, if you choose 60 credit dissertation you will require 4 x 20 credit option modules. If you choose Applied Public Health Project you will require 5 x 20 credit option modules)
The course team/module leaders are all qualified in the field in which they teach and hold relevant NMC registration (where applicable). Each member of the team has their own specialty and are involved with publishing their work.
A major strength of the MSc in community health Practice course is the expertise of staff to facilitate shared learning across a range of community disciplines. This facilitates the discussion of common issues and concerns, enabling examples of good practice to be shared.
The emphasis of the teaching and learning strategy will be student-centred and aimed at utilising and maximising your own experiences to assist the learning process. This diversity of experience enables the use of a variety of approaches to teaching and learning particularly the use of problem-based learning, experiential learning, web-based learning, seminars, debate and other informal, interactive methods. Modules are assessed using a variety of assessment strategies.
Each module will identify appropriate assessment strategies.
A range of assessment strategies include:
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