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School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health

Postgraduate Taught Programmes

Taught postgraduate programmes at the School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health are conversion courses, introducing students to a new subject with the aim of providing a dynamic and critical understanding of their chosen health speciality. Working alongside peers, School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health experts and practitioners in the local area, our students will develop advanced skills in collaborative, creative and effective health practice. Which level of study should I choose?

Student support: As a student you will receive education and guidance from our internationally highly regarded staff. In addition, there are a number of guest lectures and seminars delivered through the School Seminar Series that are presented by individuals from all corners of the earth who are renowed internationally for their experties and knowledge in their particular field of work. All staff and students are welcome to attend these events.

General course structure: Course structures are flexible with enrolment offered on full-time, part-time or modular bases. Most modules are delivered at the Queen's Campus, Stockton. Our teaching is delivered in 'Concentrated Modules' comprising 2 or 4 day intensive classroom blocks per module, the exception of those taught at the Durham Campus, with supported self-learning. This form of teaching structure is designed to suit all needs, whether you are studying full-time or balancing your study with professional commitments. Teaching methods on all programmes include lectures, seminars and tutorials, practical sessions, structured reading, self-paced learning, independent study and research and analysis.

Courses

In addition, the School offers two joint courses, with the Department of Philosophy and Department of Theology & Religion: