Dermatology in Clinical Practice at University of South Wales - UCAS

University of South Wales

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: University of South Wales (Prifysgol De Cymru)

Dermatology in Clinical Practice (Taught)

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Course summary

The Dermatology in Clinical Practice Masters runs over one year and is designed to help healthcare professionals specialises in their career and develop more dermatology professionals. The online masters course offers progression from the Postgraduate Diploma in Dermatology for individuals who are interested in a leadership role within the field. Students will typically be health professionals such as GPs, doctors, nurses, physicians and pharmacists.

Assessment method

Assessment Module One: Online tutor assessment for the modules based upon student contributions to the individual components comprising of: Weekly case based scenarios and discussion: 40% Reflective portfolio: 10% Group activity: 20% Time limited, multiple choice, case based exam 30% Module Two: Professional Project. Online tutor assessment of an in-depth 10500 word dissertation, exploring a relevant topic.

Entry requirements

Admission to the course is typically through the following qualifications: First degree or equivalent (including international qualifications). Relevant professional healthcare (e.g. doctor, nurse) qualifications. Those without recognised qualifications will be considered on an individual basis and a wide range of prior experience may be taken into account. The RPL process is in line with the University of South Wales’ Regulations and students seeking to access this mechanism will submit evidence to the Course Director at Learna Ltd. The portfolio will subsequently be examined in liaison with the Course Link at the Faculty of Life Sciences and Education. Entry requirements for the Independent Prescribing module are different from the other modules. They are specifically defined by the IP module validation document and include: Three years' post registration experience One year in field of practice Support of Line manager Requirement of current role for IP status Availability of mentor UK resident Please see NMC/GPhC websites for further details. Students who wish to apply to do the IP Module will be advised that they must adhere to entry requirements for the module and will be directed to the relevant department in the first instance. RPL into the one year top up MSc course will be considered on an individual basis dependent on students demonstrating that they have met the learning outcomes of the USW PG Diploma. Language requirements for overseas applicants are in line with USW requirements for post-graduate study.

Fees and funding

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Dermatology in Clinical Practice at University of South Wales - UCAS