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Primary Health Care

University of Glasgow

12 months
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About

The Primary Health Care programme of the University of Glasgow will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to make a difference to primary health care wherever you are in the world.

Overview

Why this programme

  • The Primary Health Care programme of the University of Glasgow is a unique programme that enables students to identify and implement strategies to enhance quality in primary care globally. 
  • Elevate the delivery of patient care: you will acquire skills to propose, develop and implement sustainable strategies, helping to address rising rates of chronic illness and complex care needs.
  • Delivered online, you can follow a flexible curriculum. Study full-time or part-time, and work towards the full MSc degree or a postgraduate diploma or certificate.
  • Our interdisciplinary team has expertise in health inequalities, long-term physical and mental health conditions, including: multimorbidity, treatment burden, polypharmacy, migrant health
  • Sessions are led by University experts alongside contributions from internationally renowned guest speakers.
  • Students come from a wide range of primary care, family, community, and internal medicine disciplines, including: doctors, nurses, pharmacists, podiatrists, managers, those working in health care management and health policy
  • Thanks to the multidisciplinary nature of the programme, you will benefit from sharing your interests and experiences with students from other health-related disciplines.
  • By the end of the programme you will have all the skills you need to critically appraise evidence and apply a population approach to your work.
  • As part of your research project (MSc students), you will also have the opportunity to explore novel ideas or particular areas of interest that you have, with clear academic supervision.

Career prospects

Graduates will have the capacity to take a lead role in primary health care and family medicine quality and development, whether in Scotland, the UK or internationally. Post-award opportunities include:

  • progression of career within healthcare or management setting
  • leadership roles in primary care teams
  • secondment to positions within government
  • teaching positions
  • further study

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Primary Care Principles and Systems
  • Research Methods in Health & Wellbeing
  • Epidemiology, Evidence and Statistics for Primary Care
  • Primary Care Research Project
  • Noncommunicable Disease and Multimorbidity in Primary Care
  • Cardiovascular Disease Management in Primary Care

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications for this online programme will be accepted up until it commences.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.
  • Applicants should have an undergraduate degree (preferably a 2:1); exceptions may be made for those without a degree but extensive work experience in a related field must be demonstrated.
  • A copy (or copies) of your official degree certificate(s) (if you have already completed your degree)
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained
  • Official English translations of the certificate(s) and transcript(s)
  • One reference letter on headed paper
  • Evidence of your English language ability (if your first language is not English)
  • A copy of the photo page of your passport (Non-EU students only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1667 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1667 GBP per module during 12 months.
  • National

    1667 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1667 GBP per module during 12 months.
  • UK/EU/International: £1,667 per 20 credits 

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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