We cater for all learners with an adaptable mix of teaching styles such as lectures, seminars, small group work and workplace-based attachments in our renowned NHS partner (UHB) to facilitate clinically relevant learning.
In the core modules you will experience face-to-face days on campus, days in clinical practice with world-leading experts (eg Professor David Thickett, Adel Mansur) and supervisory meetings for the written assignment as required.
Masters students will take 120 credits from the lists below and complete a 60-credit dissertation. Postgraduate Diploma students will take modules from the taught options below but will not undertake a dissertation. Those studying for a Postgraduate Certificate will study the core modules.
There are three compulsory core modules, all 20 credits each.
Respiratory Medicine in Secondary Care
This module comprises three face-to-face training days, plus case based learning in clinical practice, a written assessment which focuses on case based presentations allied to evidence review OR may be a service delivery plan, plus an SAQ examination.
Respiratory Medicine in the Community
This is also available as part of other MSc programmes, thus is a great opportunity to meet colleagues from other disciplines. Face-to-face training occurs on the following topics: COPD, lung cancer, ILD, TB, NIV, service design and management. Case based learning and assessment similar to the other core module, except with MCQ rather than SAQ assessment.
This module involves a mix of lectures, small group and interactive presentations are used for teaching, as well as optional exposure to clinical environments. You will learn about clinical presentations and management of common allergic diseases, with a focus on those that can affect either upper or lower airways