MSc Person Centred Practice (Community Care)

Queen Margaret University

To enable practitioners working in a variety of contexts to develop deep and critical understandings of different sources of knowledge and of research evidence that contribute to the health and well-being of persons, groups and populations, in a way that is consistent with the values of person-centredness.

To influence and enable the transformative processes of personal and professional
development through engagement, facilitation and evaluation of community care.

Programme Objective

On completion of the degree programme, the graduate will be able to:
Reflect critically, evaluate practice using sound evidence base approach.

Develop and implement clinical assessment skills and problem solving approaches to integrate patient centred care.

Select and analyse theories and concepts which underpin practice.

Develop leadership skills that will enable them to manage nursing practice in a changing healthcare environment.

Function effectively in partnership with others and respond constructively to changing patterns in healthcare.

Demonstrate critical self-awareness and identify their personal and professional development needs

Delivery Schedule

 Quarter 1
28 Jan 2019 - 05 May 2019 

 Quarter 2
06 May 2019 - 28 Jul 2019 

 Quarter 3
29 Jul 2019 - 20 Oct 2019 

 Quarter 4
21 Oct 2019 - 19 Jan 2020 

NM329 Leading Professional Practice (15)

NM337 Developing Professional Practice - Community Care (30)

NM332 Dissertation (60)

NM332 Dissertation (60)

MSc Person Centred Practice (Community Care)

Mode & Duration
Part-time 18 months


Average Teacher-Student Ratio

Comprises of examination, presentations and assignments.

Academic Requirement:
Candidates must have a first degree in Nursing and 2 year post-registration nursing experience.
Candidates must be a registered healthcare professionals in Singapore.


English Proficiency Requirement:
English Language Proficiency of Minimum IELTS 6.5 or EASB ETEDP 6.5.

Application Procedure
You may apply to EASB either by visiting EASB Balestier Campus
mail your application to East Asia Institute of Managment,  9 Ah Hood Road, Singapore 329975

Course Fee
  Singaporean / PR
  Tuition Fees
S$ 18,800
  Examination Fees
S$ 1,600
  Application and Enrolment
S$ 150
  Administrative Fee
S$ 500
  Study Material
S$ 600
S$ 21,650
  Medical Insurance Waived
  FPS Insurance or Escrow Bank Charge Waived
  Other miscelleneous fees may apply ( Please click here  for more information)
  Application and Enrolment Fee is non-refundable.
All prices are subject to prevailing Goods & Services Tax (GST) of 7%.
All prices are effective for intakes from August 2014.
Start of class is subjected to minimum class size achieved.
Theory and Practice of Person-centred Health and Social Care

To develop expertise in understanding the needs of a person, their family and their community throughout the lifespan, working collaboratively in ways that are consistent with the values of person-centredness. To facilitate critical understandings of different sources of knowledge contributing to health and well-being and to evidence generation and implementation, consistent with the values of person-centredness.

Leading Professional Practice

To develop expertise in leading and transforming professional practice through a critical understanding of the theoretical underpinnings and the research evidence for the facilitation of leadership. To develop an awareness of the individual contribution to and potential for leaders

Making Judgments and Decisions in Practice

To enable students to engage in, examine and improve judgement and decision making processes practice from an informed, evidence based position.

Developing Professional Practice

The overall aim of this module is to enable the student to plan, implement and critically evaluate professional practice in order to advance practice in the workplace.

Supporting the Patient and Family in Palliative Care: A Team Approach

To explore the experience of illness, death and bereavement for patients, families and team members and use an evidence base to develop creative and collaborative responses

Developing Advanced Communication Skills in Palliative Care

To enable the student to develop advanced communication skills with the patient, family and interdisciplinary team

Dissertation Project

To enable students to develop critical inquiry skills and understanding of different approaches to research which contribute to advancing person-centred practice and knowledge generation. To engage students in systematic study of an aspect of professional practice with which the student engages with academic rigour, self-directed learning and reflexivity, leading to transformation of self, others and the practice context.