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Spain (Spanish: España) is a diverse country sharing the Iberian Peninsula with Portugal at the western end of the Mediterranean Sea. Spain is considered an exotic country in Europe due to its friendly inhabitants and relaxed lifestyle. The normal duration for University courses in Spain is 4 years, except Medicine and the double degrees, which are 6. Madrid and Barcelona are well known cities around world for its cuisine, vibrant nightlife, and world-famous folklore and festivities.

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MSc in Early Years Practice Health Visiting

University of Stirling
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 1 - 2 years

This programme aims to equip nurses and midwives to develop an enhanced and applied knowledge base in Health Visiting Practice allowing you to exit with the required Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) recordable qualification as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN)-Health Visiting (NMC 2004). [+]

Top MScs in Medicine in Spain. This programme aims to equip nurses and midwives to develop an enhanced and applied knowledge base in Health Visiting Practice allowing you to exit with the required Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) recordable qualification as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN)-Health Visiting (NMC 2004). The programme is delivered in collaboration with NHS Health Board and local authority partners in Western Isles, Highland, Tayside and Forth Valley, combining academic teaching and practice learning throughout the programme. On successful completion of the programme you will be able to respond to the demands of contemporary public health practice in the community and to work to influence and improve the standard of care for children, young people and their families. Accreditation Early Years Practice is an 'Approved programme' of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Top Reasons To Study With Us You will gain a Masters degree or Postgraduate Diploma from a multi-award winning Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport, led by a group of world-leading academics, with strong and established research records, real nursing experience and a wealth of world-class publications who will support you both personally and academically. This programme has been developed in close partnership with our practice partners, NHS Forth Valley, Highland and the Western Isles. User and carer, student and alumni representation have ensured the process of bringing together a curriculum that is fit for purpose and one that addresses the needs of both service providers and users. The Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport has considerable experience in developing integrated health services for families across Scotland and is recognised for its world-leading maternal care and public health research. This programme has been approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council by passing Quality assurance standards on maintaining public protection and safety. Following graduation, you will be working towards the Scottish Government's vision of making Scotland "the best place to grow up". We have initiated and expanded our 'Getting it Right for Every Child' (GIRFEC) education in light of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014. Course objectives The programme curriculum is designed to equip nurses and midwives to deliver safe and best practice in the role of Health Visitor as defined in the NMC Standards of Proficiency for Specialist Community Public Health Nurses (NMC 2004), the Report from the Education Sub Group of the Children, Young People and Families National Advisory Group (CYPFNAG 2014) and key legislation from the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 (Scottish Government 2014). The key duties identified within current legislation are to promote, support and safeguard children’s wellbeing (Scottish Government 2014). Thus, the programme focuses on the following three key themes: A focus on wellbeing. Assessing and Analysing Children’s Needs including the impact of children’s experiences on their wellbeing. Improving Outcomes for Children and their Families. What makes us different? Entry requirements Academic requirements All entrants to the MSc/PgDip in Early Years Practice (Health Visiting) Programmes must meet the following requirements (NMC 2004): Valid registration on the Professional register maintained by the NMC; The registrant must have developed their own knowledge, skills and competence beyond NMC registration, i.e. normally two year’s post registration experience as a registered nurse or midwife however other relevant professional experience can be considered. In order to protect the public the NMC registrants are required to have an up-to-date membership of the Disclosure Scotland: Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme Arrangements made to have a Practice Teacher allocated to the student for the duration of the Programme (allocated by the relevant health board area following successful interview). Students must demonstrate the ability to study at degree level (minimum academic SCQF Level 9) (NMC 2004; Standard 5); Understand the programme requirements regarding length of programme; Support from Senior Practice Line Manager. English language requirements If you don’t meet the required score you may be able to register for one of our pre-sessional English courses. To register you must hold a conditional offer for your course and have an IELTS score 0.5 or 1.0 below the required standard. Application procedure Students require a Practice Teacher to supervise and assess their placement learning. At this time in Scotland Practice Teachers are supplied by NHS Health Boards and local Authority partners. Recently Health Boards have advised that they are only able to provide this support to students that they are fully seconding onto the programme. As a result we are not in a position to recruit any independent students. To apply for a trainee health visitor post applicants are encouraged to access the recruitment pages of the NHS SHOW website for Health Board and the MyjobScotland website for Local Authority student Health Visitor adverts. Structure and content The programme will comprise 50% practice learning and 50% theory as prescribed by the NMC (2004: Standard 3). All programme content has undergone detailed mapping to ensure compliance with the Standards of Proficiency for Specialist Community Public Health Nurses (NMC 2004) and the Scottish Government Report from the Education Sub Group of the Children, Young People and Families National Advisory Group (CYPFNAG) (Scottish Government 2014). This mapping exercise by the CYPFNAG has ensured that there is clear articulation between the Standards of Proficiency (NMC 2004) and contemporary Health Visiting practice which is fit for purpose in line with the Scottish Governments aspirations for the future workforce (Scottish Government 2013; 2014a). The core curriculum has been reviewed for relevance and suitability for the Health Visiting programme by Community Nurse Leads and the CYPFNAG (Scottish Government 2014) The Programme is designed to integrate both academic and practice learning simultaneously to allow students to have the opportunity to apply their learning, and connect theory and practice knowledge. The curriculum will be delivered through a combination of academic teaching days, which may be direct teaching or virtual learning; protected learning time, which comprises self-directed study using e-learning materials and individual materials; and practice learning time. The programme is studied at SCQF Level 11 and completion of the programme will allow students to graduate with either a: Postgraduate Diploma in Early Years Practice (Health Visiting) Masters (MSc) in Early Years Practice (Health Visiting) Students who enrol on the MSc programme will have ability to exit following successful completion of the 6 core modules with the award of Postgraduate Diploma in Early Years Practice (Health Visiting) and will register with the NMC as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visiting). Those who wish to gain the full masters qualification must complete the dissertation module EYPP10. Both programmes are available on full-time (1 year) or part time (2 years) routes. Modules Students take the following SQCF Level 11 modules: EYPP01: GIRFEC A Multi Agency Approach to Practice (20 credits) EYPP02: Principles and Practice of Child and Family Health and Wellbeing (20 credits) CWPPA2: Understanding Children and Young People’s Experiences: Assessment and Decision Making (20 credits) CWPPA3: Improving Outcomes for Children and Young People (20 credits) EYPP03: Contemporary Leadership in Early Years Practice (20 credits) NURU236: Health Visiting in Practice (20 credits) EYPP10: Action Research (Dissertation Module) (60 credits) Programme Tutor Each student is assigned a personal tutor who can provide advice and guidance on the submission of assignments and on the participants' overall progress on the programme. Delivery and assessment Programme Delivery The programme utilises a blended approach to learning with the content being supported by web based materials including podcasts and discussion forums. In addition to e-learning, students will attend face to face seminars, small group work and lectures. A unique feature of the programme is the provision of master classes. These classes are delivered by key note speakers recognised for their expertise in the field of child health and wellbeing. The study days will be delivered at various locations: Stirling Campus Highland Campus Ninewells Hospital, Dundee Assessment A combination of assessment methods will be used across the modules of the programmes reflecting the SCQF level of the programme of study. Career opportunities On completion of the course graduates will be eligible for employment as a qualified Health Visitor/ Specialist Community Public Health Nurse. [-]

MSc in Advanced Practice

University of Stirling
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 1 - 3 years

The Masters in Advanced Practice programme aims to assist nurses, allied health professionals and social care practitioners to develop their professional role, leadership skills and contribution to their own area of practice, whether clinical practice, management or education or practice development. [+]

The Masters in Advanced Practice programme aims to assist nurses, allied health professionals and social care practitioners to develop their professional role, leadership skills and contribution to their own area of practice, whether clinical practice, management or education or practice development. All students are encouraged to work innovatively and collaboratively across disciplines, in keeping with the ethos of improving the experience of shared care delivery for patients, families and carers in the 21st century. All the modules support the student’s engagement with and achievement of advanced skills and knowledge. The MSc in Advanced Practice is a product of partnerships with university departments, research centres and external partners. This ensures a robust academic and practice based context is maintained throughout. Who is this course for? The MSc in Advanced Practice is open to trained nurses, social and allied health professionals from a range of backgrounds and interests. Our programme is designed for practitioners and managers who wish to demonstrate their knowledge of contemporary health care within a position they currently hold, or those who aspire to develop higher levels of professional knowledge and expertise in their area of practice. Students who complete 180 credits and gain a Masters, have, depending on their chosen module pathway, the option to graduate with a specialist named degree and demonstrate their level of knowledge in a specific area of practice. (The decision to follow a specific pathway in order to graduate with a named award is entirely the students’ decision but a minimum of two specialist modules must be undertaken within that pathway). We offer three specialist named degrees; Mental Health, Cardiac Care, and Cancer Care as well as the unnamed award. Top Reasons To Study With Us You will gain a Masters degree from a multi-award winning Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport, led by a group of world-leading academics, with strong and established research records, real nursing experience and a wealth of world-class publications who will support you both personally and academically. The flexibility of this programme allows for students to manage their studies around their professional and personal life. The part-time option offers you the option to choose to study over 2 years or 3. Those who can commit to full-time study can complete the programme in 1 year. The MSc Advanced Practice offers you the opportunity to graduate with a named award, thus displaying your specialist knowledge in a specific area of practice. Further flexibility is provided by the diverse variety of optional modules available throughout the entirety of the course. To ensure that you equipped with the necessary knowledge and capabilities to conduct a successful dissertation and complete your Masters, specialist modules are available, specific to the three dissertation options, designed to develop your understanding and practical abilities. Pathways Your four options: MSc Advanced Practice MSc Advanced Practice (in Mental Health) MSc Advanced Practice (in Cancer Care) MSc Advanced Practice (in Cardiac Care) Course objectives The student will be able to: Develop and embed knowledge, skills and confidence to inform the organisation and delivery of care and advanced decision making Demonstrate extensive and critical knowledge of the central themes of advanced practice, namely, leadership, facilitation of learning, research/development and advanced professional practice, and the underpinning principles Apply critical reasoning and argument skills to support evidence-based practice as part of health and social care delivery Evaluate theoretical models as a basis for informing advanced practice developments and innovation What makes us different? Entry requirements Academic requirements A minimum of a second class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. Current professional registration as nurse or health/social care practitioner is required. Please note: If you are a student from overseas and applying with a Tier 4 student visa, we unfortunately can not accept your application for this course as it falls into the category of being part-time, delivered online or a distance learning course. English language requirements If English is not your first language you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your English language skills: IELTS: 6.5 with 6.0 minimum in each skill Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Grade C Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): Grade B Pearson Test of English (Academic): 60 with 56 in each component IBT TOEFL: 90 with no subtest less than 20 If you don’t meet the required score you may be able to register for one of our pre-sessional English courses. To register you must hold a conditional offer for your course and have an IELTS score 0.5 or 1.0 below the required standard. Scholarships & funding There is a variety of sources students may apply for funding: ILA 500, Charities and NHS Boards. Our Scholarship Finder can be used to find sources of funding you may be eligible for. Structure and content This flexible programme of study can be completed over three years or two years part-time or full-time over 12 months. You are encouraged to embed your learning within your practice, thereby advancing your critical understanding and application by completing directed activities, reading, seminars, tutorials and accessing student support online. Each module, with the exception of the dissertation, is available as a stand-alone Continuing Professional Development (CPD) module. Delivery and assessment The course utilises a blended approach to learning. Blackboard Collaborate™ is used as a platform for synchronised e-learning. Module content will be supported by Web-based materials including podcasts. Campus days will be facilitated by face to face contact using video-conferencing/connective technologies/SKYPE where appropriate for distance students. The course assessment strategy will centre on student acquisition of the necessary theoretical knowledge and access to expert practice required to meet the learning outcomes. The student will be encouraged to participate in reflective and critical review of their knowledge and practice through engagement with online materials and in the preparation of assignments and dissertation. Strengths This programme uses the wide breadth of expertise within the Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport to bring you a range of optional modules that can be completed to give you an MSc in Advanced Practice with or without a named specialist award. Career opportunities Completion of the Advanced Practice programme provides opportunity to develop transferable skills therein optimising the ability of each student to impact on the experience of individuals, families and service providers within a range of clinical, social and pastoral settings within the UK and internationally. All modules are related to NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF), enabling you to clearly identify the core and specific dimensions within the KSF which can be achieved when you successfully complete your module/programme. All modules can be linked to specific professional capability/competency frameworks within your practice area. You are encouraged to view your participation within the programme as a means of supporting your professional development plans (PDP) and career progression. Industry connections The programme provides the opportunity for students to experience collaborative learning and links with other home-based, national and international students. This strengthens their understanding of different contexts of care and the challenges therein. [-]

Master of Science in Medical Chemistry

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time 2 years

During the Medical chemistry programme, you will take a range of exciting and relevant courses which lie in the field between medical chemistry, health science... [+]

Top MScs in Medicine in Spain. During the Medical chemistry programme, you will take a range of exciting and relevant courses which lie in the field between medical chemistry, health science and molecular biology as well as the health sector.The specialisation in Medical chemistry aims at employment in the pharmaceutical industry or other pharmaceutically-oriented companies where focus lies on the development of new medicines. In the programme, you supplement you basic education with a range of chemistry courses like spectroscopy and molecular modelling, as well as a variety of elective courses in for instance organic chemistry which provide experience in medical chemistry and development of new pharmaceuticals. You also take some health science classes in pharmacology and physiology. This part of the degree is based at the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy (FKF).To finish your degree, you must complete a thesis within your specialty of medical chemistry or biopharmacology, where you will typically be assigned to a research team at the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy or the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. The thesis can also be completed in collaboration with external partners, for instance in the industry. The thesis project takes one year and is finished with an academic paper and an oral defence.To be accepted into the master’s programme in Medical chemistry, you need to complete a relevant bachelor programme. ... [-]