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MSc - Master of Science
Literacy / Special Needs Teaching Health Studies Nursing Medical Sciences People With Disabilities: Skills / Facilities
This programme provides a progression route for those who have successfully completed the PGCert Learning Disability and/or Autism at Edge Hill University. It is also available to those who have completed similar postgraduate courses elsewhere which align to the Health Education England (HEE) multi-professional credential in learning disabilities and autism in advanced practice.
Enabling health and social care professionals to extend their knowledge to an advanced level within their specialist field of practice, the course is suitable both for individuals who wish to become advanced practitioners, or for those individuals who wish to promote the advance of practice within their field of work.
The course consists of a wide range of taught and work-based learning modules that will enable busy practitioners to access patient-care enhancing education and become a leader who can demonstrate a high level of autonomy in their specialist area of practice.
Tuition fees for students joining this course in academic year 2023/24 are still to be announced.
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To join this course, you must be a practitioner who is a member of a UK-recognised Professional Statutory Regulatory Body (PSRB). You must have completed the PGCert Learning Disability and/or Autism course at Edge Hill University, or an equivalent 60-credits of postgraduate study that align to the Health Education England (HEE) multi-professional credential in learning disabilities and autism in advanced practice. You will need to have access to the appropriate workplace environment to gain relevant clinical experience throughout the programme. This will include appropriate clinical supervision by a designated Coordinating Workplace Supervisor and Associate Workplace Supervisors to meet Health Education England (HEE) requirements. Applications must be supported by a reference from your current employer. An interview forms part of the selection process.
Edge Hill University has been established since 1885 and continues to live up to its ethos of ‘creating opportunity from knowledge’. Students who opt to attend Edge Hill will benefit from an exceptional education thanks to its cutting-edge research, scholarship opportunities, contemporary facilities and most importantly its passionate, dedicated teaching staff. Students are empowered to craft their own future, learning in ways that work for...more
Full time | 1 year | 25-SEP-23
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