Person-Centred Practice (School Nursing) (PgDip)

Queen Margaret University


This course is part of the MSC in Person-Centred Practice framework, and reflects the focus of the Division of Nursing on personhood and child and family centred practice. This is set within the contemporary context of health and social care integration and the health and wellbeing agenda.

The aim of this course is to enable you to develop deep and critical understandings of different sources of knowledge and research evidence that contribute to the health and wellbeing of children, young people, families and communities in a way that is consistent with the values of person-centredness and child and family centred care.

You can exit with a PgCert.

Entry Requirements

All applicants need to be on either part 1 of the NMC register and/or registered midwife.

It is recommended that applicants have completed a period of experience of sufficient length to have consolidated pre-registration outcomes and to have gained a deeper understanding in relevant professional practice; have a degree and access to practice placement and Practice Teacher/Sign-off Mentor or Health Visitor Mentor.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Start Date

September, January


Postgraduate Diploma

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2-3 years


School of Health Sciences


Health Professions

SCQF Level



Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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