Taught course

Rheumatology

Institution
University of South Wales · Faculty of Life Sciences and Education
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Entry to the one year MSc Rheumatology programme will require the successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Rheumatology (120 credits) either from the University of South Wales or from another UK University.

Alternatively, students may apply for the MSc as a two year course, completing all eight modules (180 credits).

Applicants should submit copies of the following with their application – qualification certificates and one written reference.

Months of entry

March, September

Course content

Having specialist knowledge in Rheumatology is an increasingly important role and extra responsibility of medical personnel. Our team of course authors and tutors are recognised experts and opinion leaders in their specialty areas. Run with the collaborative partner Diploma MSc, this MSc in Rheumatology is aimed at health professionals who are interested in a leadership role including Doctors, GPs, Allied Health Professionals, Practice Nurses and those with related undergraduate degrees (e.g. Chiropractors, Osteopaths, Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Occupational therapists, Pharmacists) or equivalent professional qualifications and background experience.

The online Masters course in Rheumatology aims to create professionals who can independently access information and use the information to critically assess, evaluate and disseminate the evidence base related to Rheumatology. It will develop problem-solving and clinical skills together with preparing students to take a leadership role in Rheumatology.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    12-24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    flexible
    12-24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12-24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries and Admissions
Email
enquiries@southwales.ac.uk