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Advanced Practice in Healthcare MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Advanced Practice in Healthcare MSc/PGDip/PGCert

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Full time | University of Birmingham Dubai | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Taught by our team of expert clinicians, academics, and researchers, this multi-professional programme is designed to develop your research, teaching, management and clinical assessment skills required to meet the constantly evolving demands of those leading and aspiring to lead clinical teams in healthcare. Subject to Ministry of Education accreditation Based on the successful MSc Advanced Practice in Healthcare delivered on our UK campus, our Dubai programme offers a combination of academic and real world teaching that will support your development as a leader in healthcare. This programme is aimed at healthcare professionals from nursing, midwifery and allied health professional (e.g. physiotherapy and occupational therapy) backgrounds who wish to advance their practice and develop knowledge and skills essential to the role of advanced practitioner and/or clinical team leader. You will study modules in leadership, evidence-based practice, research, education and advanced practice. You will develop research and leadership skills and importantly, enhance your practice as a reflective practitioner. We see graduates of this programme becoming innovators contributing to the transformation of healthcare delivery and providing clinical leadership. Teaching and assessment As an University of Birmingham student, you will learn from world-leading experts, as well as your clinical peers, thereby receiving a rich diversity of academic knowledge and experience. You will benefit from many different innovative approaches to teaching aimed at enhancing your learning. From the outset you will be encouraged to become an independent and self-motivated learner. We want you to be challenged and will encourage you to think for yourself within your professional role, essential for advancing your clinical practice. Your modules will be delivered using a blended learning approach through online and block teaching. The course is academic in nature and you are expected to use the basic content as a springboard for further self-study. Employability As a University of Birmingham graduate, you will thrive in the workplace as you to apply your knowledge and skills to your chosen career. This programme is aimed at healthcare professionals from nursing, midwifery and allied health professional (e.g. physiotherapy and occupational therapy) backgrounds who wish to advance their practice, and develop knowledge and skills essential to the role of advanced practitioner and/or clinical team leader. This programme will be of interest to those wishing to work at advanced levels of practice or those who are currently working as specialist practitioners in bespoke clinical areas.

Modules

Creating and Applying Evidence (20 Credits) - Core
Health Service Management (20 Credits) - Core
Teaching and learning for healthcare professionals (20 Credits) - Core
Health Care Quality: Improvement and Innovation (20 Credits) - Core
Principles of Advanced Clinical Decision Making (20 Credits) - Core
Research Project/Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core

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

Students need to have an Honours degree in your clinical field of practice; Demonstrate evidence of continuing professional development that shows an ability to study at Masters level; At least 12 months of clinical experience post qualification.

University information

Part of the Russell Group of UK universities, the University of Birmingham has been developing great minds, encouraging challenging debates and pushing the boundaries of innovation and excellence for over 100 years. Over 14,000 students from over 150 countries choose to study at Birmingham, meaning you will be part of a diverse and vibrant community. 40% of this student population are postgraduates. Birmingham understands that you want to...more