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Advanced Clinical Practice MSc

Advanced Clinical Practice MSc

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Study mode

Part time

Duration

3 years

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Studies Nursing Paramedical Services / Supplementary Medicine Medical Sciences

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

About This Course

Please note: Only professionals registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) or Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC) in the UK may be admitted onto this course.

This course aims to extend your scientific and professional knowledge in order to provide the skills needed to synthesise literature and research findings applicable to your own discipline.

Programme philosophy

This MSc programme has been developed in collaboration with professional health and social care organisations in the UK. The programme has been designed for 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. The modernisation of the NHS and the extended role of the professional requires the professional to be a flexible, competent professional practitioner who is able to use complex decision making skills and has a wide knowledge base.

The programme has been developed to enhance the professional knowledge of physiological and pathophysiological processes which, together with social and psychological phenomena, underlie health and disease.

Aim

To develop autonomous postgraduates with advanced professional knowledge and skills, who will have a vital role in the new NHS and other organisations both in the UK and internationally.

Programme objectives

To acquire the level of knowledge and skills which gives confidence and enhances the individual’s ability to become a dynamic and creative innovator, change agent and leader.
To further develop the cognitive skills and intellectual pursuits which postgraduate level work is designed to enhance such as critical analysis, synthesis, evaluation of professional issues and practice.
To develop skills in creative thinking and reappraisal of opinions and values related to their profession.
To provide opportunities for professionals to develop their own knowledge and skills in relation to their practice.
To foster critical understanding of political, philosophical and socio-economic issues in the UK and internationally.
To empower practitioners to participate as equal team members in multi-professional organisations.
To develop leadership qualities and clear accountability for services and partnerships at all levels.
To encourage the dissemination of ‘best practice’ in professional roles and support innovation in participating practices.
To develop research knowledge and skills to enable practitioners to critically appraise health and social care research, and conduct small scale research studies relevant to their own professional practice.

Modules

The module aims to develop the student advanced clinical practitioner with the knowledge and skills required to take an effective, systematic and comprehensive clinical history. The practitioner will develop a deep understanding of the consultation process and will by the end of the module understand the importance of effective communication techniques and using a systematic approach.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

To be confirmed

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

To be confirmed

Entry requirements

Prospective applicants should hold an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject (of 2(ii) or above), and/or mature student status with appropriate professional qualifications.

University information

Located on the beautiful North Wales coast between the mountains and the sea, Bangor University has a rich academic history and delivers a superb student experience, making it a unique higher education institution in the UK. A welcoming academic community with around 10,000 students, Bangor University has a renowned reputation for excellent student support, offering a diverse range of courses spanning subject areas within the arts and...more

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