Minor Injuries Discharge
Short Course - 5 credits at SCQF level 11
Applications Now Open
- Patient centred care
- Clinical management of musculoskeletal minor injuries
- Dressings, wound care and appliances
- Patient group directives and prescribing protocols
- Medicolegal, ethical and professional issues
The University regularly reviews its courses. Course content and structure may change over time. See our course and module disclaimer for more information.
The course is delivered via introductory study day and online distance learning,
This course is assessed through assessed course work and a case report.
The Disability & Dyslexia Centre advises and supports students who disclose a sensory or mobility impairment, chronic medical condition, mental health issue, dyslexia and other specific learning differences. Applicants are encouraged to arrange a pre-entry visit to discuss any concerns and to view the facilities.
Study Skills Support
The Study Support Team provides training and support to all students in:
- Academic writing
- Study skills (note taking, exam techniques, time management, presentation)
- Maths and statistics
- English language
- Information technology support
BSc (Hons) or equivalent in Diagnostic Radiography, Nursing or a relevant Allied Health Profession plus a minimum of 3 years experience in imaging or treatment of musculoskeletal minor injuries.
For new intakes course fees are reviewed and published annually for each mode of delivery. Tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in the offer letter. For further information see:
Taking this course, you will have access to some of the world's best facilities.
We've invested more than £100 million in the development of our campus, new facilities and new resources.University Wide Facilities
The university has moved to home teaching and working following official COVID-19 guidance from the Scottish Government. Our staff will continue to process applications and respond to enquiries about your course during this time.
Apply direct to the university using by completing our application form.
Have a question about the course? Get in touch with the Health and Exercise Science CPD team and we'll do our best to help.