MSc Person-Centred Practice (Community Care)

Provided by East Asia Institute of Management (EASB)


Awarded by Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Course introduction


The MSc Person-Centred Practice is a postgraduate programme which focuses on person-centredness in the contemporary practice of integrated health and social care.  The Person-Centred Practice (PCP) Framework offers practitioners to develop their studies and to enhance their expertise of person-centred practice through a programme designed to meet their needs and those of the community.

This programme develops nursing professionals for the multi-professional and multi-faceted health and social care environment.  The programme offers students a chance to personalise their learning to meet their situation.  They can choose to specialise in one of the three disciplines: MSc PCP (Nursing Education); MSc PCP (Nursing Management) and MSc PCP (Community Care).

The MSc PCP (Community Care) programme develops in practitioners the advanced communication skills with the patient, family and inter-disciplinary teams.  This programme explores the experiences of illness, death and bereavement for patients and families.  This programme enables the practitioner to establish strategies with health/social care members to help patients and families to cope with challenging emotions.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

1. Theory and Practice of Person-centred Health and Social Care
2. Leading Professional Practice
3. Making Judgements and Decisions in Practice
4. Developing Professional Practice
5. Supporting the Patient and Family in Palliiative Care: A Team Approach
6. Developing Advanced Communication Skills in Palliative Care
7. Dissertation Project

Entry Requirements

  • Candidates must have a first degree in Nursing and 2 year post-registration nursing experience.
  • Candidates must be a registered healthcare professionals.
  • Proficiency in English Language:
  • English Language Proficiency of Minimum IELTS 6.5 or EASB ETEDP 6.5.

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Intake dates :

Nov -3 Feb
Mar-11 May
Jun-3 Aug
Sep-26 Oct

18 months

Fees & Funding

Local Part time: $22,650