Advanced Clinical Practice (AHP) MSc/PGDip/PGCert
- Name: Advanced Clinical Practice (AHP)
- Qualification: MSc/PGDip/PGCert
- Duration: MSc: 3 years part-time
- Leadership, Quality, Innovation and Change: This module aims to develop the skills and knowledge required by health care professionals to creatively lead the cultural change required to place patients and clients at the centre of care delivery.
- Developing Advanced Practice: this module develops skills and knowledge relating to working as an Advanced Practitioner and facilitates innovative learning and application of learning in practice in order to improve and enhance service user care and service delivery.
- Methods or e-Research Methods: This module is an introduction to research methods and presents a platform for you to engage in both quantitative and qualitative research approaches and develop an ability to utilise specific research techniques.
- Dissertation – supervised research project (20,000 words)
In year 2, students can select 60 credits from a range of modules available from the School MSc portfolio such as:
- Physiology and Patho-physiology
- History Taking and Consultation Skills
- Physical Examination and Diagnostics
- Introduction to Health Economics
- Accountability in Health and Social Care
- Ill Adult Management
- Non-medical Prescribing
- Professional Development Portfolio
Students wishing to can exit the programme after achieving either a PG Certificate or PG Diploma if they don’t wish to undertake the full MSc.
Course content is for guidance purposes only and may be subject to change.
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Modules for the current academic year
Module listings are for guide purposes only and are subject to change. Find out what our students are currently studying on the Advanced Clinical Practice (AHP) Modules page.
Please note: Only qualified professionals registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC) in the UK maybe admitted onto this course. Entry to this programme requires a good first degree in a relevant subject from a recognised institution. Working professionals with non-graduate qualifications will be considered on an individual basis by the School.
For information and further detailed guidance on entry requirements for International Students, including the minimum English Language entry requirement, please visit the Entry Requirements by Country pages on the International Education Centre section of our website.
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How to Apply
- Students: can apply though our Online Application Portal. Refer to the Guidance Notes for help filling the form.
- Agents: if you are an agent applying on behalf of the student, then you can Apply here. For further guidance click here
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Telephone: +44 (0) 1248 382028
When to apply
The University will accept applications throughout the year, but we would generally advise that you send in your application form by the end of June to ensure that you have time to make any funding and/or accommodation arrangements, and for documents such as transcripts and references to be obtained if not submitted with the application. This will also give you more time to meet any conditions we may potentially attach to an offer (e.g. taking an IELTS Test to meet the English Language requirement).
This course has been developed in collaboration with professional health and social care organisations in the UK and includes competencies assessed in the clinical environment. The course has been designed for Allied Health Professionals who wish to study at an advanced level to increase their knowledge, skills and attributes so that they can contribute to modern day health and social care challenges.
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