MSc Person-Centred Practice (Nursing Education)

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 person-centred teaching and learning approaches.

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

CURRENT - MSc Person-centred Practice (Nursing-Education)

 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 

NM332 Dissertation (60)

NM332 Dissertation (60)

NM332 Dissertation (60)

NM332 Dissertation (60)

NM329 Leading Professional Practice (15)

NM337 Developing Professional Practice - Education (30)

MSc Person-Centred Practice (Nursing Education)

Mode & Duration
Part-time: 18 months

Apr / Jul / Oct

Average Teacher-Student Ratio

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.

Proficiency in English Language:
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$ 19,800
  Examination Fees
S$ 1,600
  Application and Enrolment
S$ 150
  Administrative Fee
S$ 500
  Study Material
S$ 600
S$ 22,650
  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.
Contemporary Nursing Practice

This module offers the student the opportunity to analyse and debate the essential underpinning concepts of nursing and their relevance to current nursing practice.

Leading in Healthcare

This module will prepare practitioners for leadership in practice by reflecting on individual contribution to and potential for leadership, examining the evidence base for leadership and exploring the role of leadership in change management in current healthcare contexts.

Research Methods

The aim of this module is to provide the student with an understanding of research principles, and the range of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies and appropriate analysis. This will enable the student to develop the research skills and knowledge necessary to undertake an independent research project.

Research Project

The overall aim of this module is to enable students to develop and apply the skills of research and enquiry to produce original work which contributes to a subject, field or profession. To engage students in study which demands a professional approach, academic rigour, independence and self-direction.

Curriculum Development

The overall aim of this module is to critically engage students in the theoretical, political and practical dynamics of curriculum design and development in the context of work, organisation and society.

Current issues in Professional and Higher Education

This module offers the student the opportunity to explore, in depth, a number of issues currently influencing higher education. This module is enable the student to build on learners experience by critically engaging in, and reflecting on, principles and approaches of education to improve practice and enhances transferable skills to work effectively in a complex and changing educational environment.

Developing Professional Practice - Work Based Learning

The overall aim of this module is to enable the student to plan, implement and critically evaluate a proposed professional education development which strengthens the relationship between theoretical principles and practice in order to advance their practice in the work-place through work based learning education.