QMU-Postgraduate Prospectus QMU PG Mini Prospectus 2019 sp - Page 3

Contents Step ahead with QMU Our subject areas and courses Our courses 2 Business 44 Welcome to QMU 3 Culture and Creativity 46 Dietetics, Physiotherapy, Podiatry and Radiography 48 Dispute Resolution and Public Sociology 52 Why QMU? A campus university with all the benefits of a capital city 4 Education 54 Why study for a postgraduate qualification at QMU 6 Gastronomy 56 8 The Institute for Global Health and Development 58 Media, Communications and Public Relations 60 Occupational Therapy and Arts Therapies 62 Person-Centred Practice and Post-Registration Nursing 66 Speech and Hearing Sciences 68 Research Degrees 70 About our range of postgraduate courses Postgraduate study explained 10 Your learning experience: Giving you a step up How we teach and how you’ll learn 12 Continuing professional development: single module and short course study 16 Preparing you for employment: placements, careers and employability, and start-up support Is QMU right for you?: All you need to know before applying 18 Your personal development: extracurricular learning opportunities 20 Helping you succeed: student support services Application and selection Student fees and finance Funding, scholarships and loans International scholarships Course fees Terms and conditions 22 The international student experience 24 Collaborations: UK and international 28 Your student lifestyle City of Edinburgh, coast and countryside 30 Your accommodation 34 Other useful information Your Students’ Union 36 How to get to our campus Clubs, societies and sports 38 Useful contacts and more information Acknowledgements The next step: Your future Graduation and beyond 76 78 80 82 84 90 94 98 100 Infographics 102 40 Alphabetical index 104 Our research 105 If you join QMU in 2019, you’ll become part of a friendly, supportive university based at an innovative campus, focused on providing you with the skills you need for your future career. 1