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Study mode

Part time

Duration

5 years

Start date

19-SEP-22

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Health Studies Caring Skills

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Why study MA Advanced Practice at BU?

  • We’ve designed this course so you can study individual units, allowing you to steadily work towards a postgraduate qualification, flexibly and at your own pace.
  • Choose from a large variety of units to complete this qualification, mixing and matching the units best suited to your development.
  • You can sign up to one unit at a time, and there are various entry and exit points. You have 5 years to achieve all the units for a Master’s degree.
  • This course allows you to show your ability to critically evaluate your practice and make evidence-based judgements.
  • Integrate new and existing skills in a work setting while maintaining and developing high quality health and social care in your current workplace.

Please note: if you are a healthcare professional that wishes to consider an advanced clinical practice role please view the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice course.

Course exit points

There are various entry and exit points.

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice: Complete 60 credits from our continuing professional development framework.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Practice: Complete an additional 60 credits from our continuing professional development framework.
  • MA in Advanced Practice: having competed 120 credits at Master’s level, you will need to complete a further 60 credits in an independent study in service improvement project, focusing on an aspect of your professional practice and/or service.

You have 5 years to achieve all the units for a Master’s degree.

Modules

Preparing for your Service improvement project - Core
Service improvement project - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

6,500

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

14,250

Entry requirements

Students need a bachelor’s honours degree with 2:2 in any subject. Applicants should be engaging in practice for a minimum of 20 hours per week.

University information

Based by the sea in south-west England, just two hours from London by train, Bournemouth University offers over 90 taught Master’s courses as well as many research programmes. 16% of its students are in postgraduate study, meaning you’ll be joining a thriving postgrad community. The University has four academic faculties, divided into numerous individual schools: Health & Social Sciences Departments: Human Sciences & Public Health,...more

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