Rheumatology Practice, M.Sc. | Part time | Keele University | Keele, United Kingdom
36 months
Duration
3850 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
Anytime
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About

This Rheumatology Practice programme at Keele University will enable experienced clinical nurses and allied health professionals to manage the ongoing care of people with rheumatoid arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Rheumatology Practice programme at Keele University will combine conceptual, theoretical and practical approaches to the study of rheumatology and musculoskeletal conditions and provide the opportunity for the student to develop skills and expertise to an advanced level.

The programme aims to enable students to:

  • Demonstrate the capacity for critical enquiry, analysis, and application of knowledge in their practice and to support innovations in health and social care

  • Engage in effective clinical musculoskeletal examination.

  • Demonstrate the use and effect of medicines, and make decisions on drug administration based on research evidence.

  • Demonstrate the interplay between psycho-social issues and patient functioning, and develop assessment and management strategies that address these issues.

  • Promote the knowledge and skills required to be an effective clinical leader.

  • Engage in the research process and contribute to research within their practice.

  • Promote and enhance their skills in critical reflection, evaluation, professional decision making and leadership to inform best practice.

  • Promote effective collaborative, interdisciplinary and interagency working practices.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  •  Psychological and Social Aspects of Care

  •  Clinical Leadership

  • Physical Assessment in Rheumatology Practice  OR Principles and Practice of Joint and Soft Tissue Injection

  •  Drug Therapy in Rheumatology Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

The programme is designed for experienced health and social care practitioners, involved in leading and developing Rheumatological and/or Musculoskeletal practice. 

Potential/prospective students will normally:

  • Hold current first level Professional Registration with a relevant regulatory body
  • Significant experience of the routine management of patients with rheumatological disorders
  • Have either a degree (at least second-class honours) or an equivalent professional qualification and appropriate experience

All students who have applied and meet the entry requirements will have a telephone interview with the Programme Lead.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • National

    3850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3850 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Keele

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

The following scholarships may be targeted at specific countries, subjects and talent areas. In some cases you may be required to make an independent application, for others the scholarship will be awarded automatically.

  • KEELE INTERNATIONAL EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP (PGT)

Up to £5,000 based on undergraduate degree award.

  • DEVELOPING COUNTRIES SCHOLARSHIP

£1,000 for students who are nationals of the least developed, low and lower middle-income countries.

  • KEELE ALUMNI DISCOUNT

  • CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIPS

  • COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS

  • GREAT SCHOLARSHIPS 2022

  • MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR NORTH AMERICAN STUDENTS

  • US FEDERAL STUDENT LOANSARTICLE 26 ASYLUM SEEKER BURSARY

  • FULL TIME MBA SCHOLARSHIP
  • MSC AI AND DATA SCIENCE SCHOLARARSHIP

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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