Awards available within Health Sciences Awards available within Health Sciences

The McArthur Prizes

The McArthur Prizes are awarded to students on the MSc Occupational Therapy and MSc Physiotherapy courses for the highest mark for the final year dissertation.

Rules

  1. There shall be two Prizes awarded annually from a fund donated to the School of Rehabilitation Sciences by Maggie McArthur to be known as the McArthur Prizes.
  2. The McArthur Prizes shall be awarded to the student on the MSc Occupational Therapy course and the student on the MSc Physiotherapy course who receive the highest mark for their final year dissertations.
  3. The value of each Prize shall be £50 and will be given either as cash or as vouchers.
  4. The first Prizes will be awarded in 2013/14 and will be available each year until 2017/18.
  5. The Prizes shall be awarded by the MSc (Pre-reg) Exam Board on the recommendation of the MSc Occupational Therapy and MSc Physiotherapy Course Directors, in consultation with the Research module co-ordinator.
  6. If more than two candidates are judged to be of sufficient and equal merit, the Prize may be divided. If no candidates are judged to be of sufficient merit, the Prizes shall not be awarded.

 2013/14 winners- Rachel Dance, Lesley Davidson

£50 each


School of Health Sciences Prize for Best Overall Academic Performance - BSc Hons Pre-registration Programmes

An annual prize of £100 shall be awarded for the best overall academic performance of the listed courses.
 
Rules
1. A prize to the value of £100 shall be awarded for the best overall academic performance as seen in the final aggregate mark presented to the exam board.
2. The prize shall be awarded by the Board of Examiners on the recommendation of the Course Director or Deputy Course Director.
3. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit for a particular prize, the prize shall not be awarded. If two candidates for a prize are judged to be of equal merit then that prize may be divided.
 
List of annual prizes starting in July 2015
BSc Hons Physiotherapy
BSc Hons Occupational Therapy
BSc Hons Speech and Language Therapy
BSc Hons Nursing Adult September Cohort
BSc Hons Nursing Adult January Cohort 
BSc Hons Nursing Child
BSc Hons Nursing Learning Disabilities 
BSc Hons Nursing Mental Health 
BSc Hons Midwifery 3 year programme
BSc Hons Midwifery shortened programme
BSc Hons Paramedic Science

£100


School of Health Sciences Prize for Best Overall Academic Performance – MSc Pre-registration Programmes

An annual prize of £100 shall be awarded for the best overall academic performance of the listed courses.
 
Rules
1. A prize to the value of £100 shall be awarded for the best overall academic performance as seen in the final aggregate mark presented to the exam board
2. The prize shall be awarded by the Board of Examiners on the recommendation of the Course Director or Deputy Course Director.
3. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit for a particular prize, the prize shall not be awarded. If two candidates for a prize are judged to be of equal merit then that prize may be divided. 
 
List of annual prizes starting in July 2015
MSc Physiotherapy (pre-registration)
MSc Occupational Therapy (pre-registration)

£100


School of Health Sciences Prize for Best Overall Academic Performance DipHE Pre-registration Programmes

An annual prize of £100 shall be awarded for the best overall academic performance of the listed courses.
 
Rules
1. A prize to the value of £100 shall be awarded for the best overall academic performance as seen in the final aggregate mark presented to the exam board
2. The prize shall be awarded by the Board of Examiners on the recommendation of the Course Director or Deputy Course Director.
3. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit for a particular prize, the prize shall not be awarded. If two candidates for a prize are judged to be of equal merit then that prize may be divided. 
 
List of annual prizes starting in July 2017
Diploma of Higher Education in Operating Department Practice

£100


School of Health Sciences Prize for Best Overall Academic Performance – Post-registration Programmes

An annual prize of £100 shall be awarded for the Best Overall Academic Performance according to the final mark in all modules, as outlined below.

Rules

  1. A prize to the value of £100 shall be awarded for the best overall academic performance, as seen in the final aggregate mark of all counting modules presented to the exam board, of each of the following courses:
    • BSc Hons Nursing Practice
    • BSc Hons Acute Critical and Emergency Care
    • BA Hons Leading Innovation for Clinical Practitioners
  2. The prizes shall be awarded by the Board of Examiners on the recommendation of the Course Director or Deputy Course Director.
  3. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit for a particular prize, the prize shall not be awarded. If two candidates for a prize are judged to be of equal merit, that prize may be divided.

£100