We operate a modular system for this course which means the qualification is obtained by a process of credit accumulation - a model used on courses throughout the UK and Europe.

The course offers a varied and flexible programme of practical and academic study. Students complete a generic route in which they self-select modules of study or a specific pathway that allows the exploration of specialist areas of practice, like the development of advanced skills in autonomous practice.

Read more about the generic route (PDF)

There is provision for Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL), dependent upon the choice of study route followed, and a flexible framework offering interim awards (postgraduate certificates and diplomas) as well as a full MSc. All routes include compulsory research modules.

Compulsory core modules

•    Research methods (15 credits)
•    Dissertation research project or work-based project or systematic review (60 credits)

You may choose to complete a traditional research project, work-based project or a systematic review for your dissertation. This offers flexibility and allows you to undertake a dissertation which will have meaning and relevance to your particular professional circumstances.

Specialist/option modules

All named pathways include at least one specialist compulsory module. Most also include self-selected option modules:

You can also study modules offered by the Royal Marsden School as part of this qualification.

Most modules are available on a free-standing basis. You may choose further option modules from the full range of postgraduate courses offered by Kingston and St George’s. This allows you to build a personalised programme of study to meet your specific development needs.

Read the full list of module descriptions on the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education website

Last Updated: Friday, 17 October 2014 11:30

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