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MA Advanced Professional Practice

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Health Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

Meet your CPD requirements as you work towards a full MA degree

Our MA Advanced Professional Practice has been designed for experienced professionals allows you to take a tailored route to an MA.

This is ideal if you want to achieve a qualification that meets your professional CPD requirements whilst gaining academic credits.

Your individual pathway is designed to meet your specific areas of interest, with the modules and assessments focused on knowledge and skills that will develop you and your organisation.

Professional development

Our MA Advanced Professional Practice course is aimed primarily at qualified and experienced practitioners and managers in professions that ‘work with people’.

These include social work, health, social care, early years, further and higher education and other public service organisations.

Your individual pathway is designed to meet your specific areas of interest, with the modules and assessments focused on knowledge and skills that will develop you and your organisation.

Build towards a full MA

You have the option to build towards an MA just one module at a time.

Similarly, you may leave the programme with the interim awards of Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma.

These are standalone postgraduate awards in their own right but can also be stepping stones to an MA.

This is ideal if you wish to return to your studies after a break or are hesitant about committing to a full MA.

There are also opportunities for you to import postgraduate modules studied at other universities, or ‘upgrade’ to M-level credits CPD undertaken through the workplace.

On this course you will:

  • Meet your professional CPD requirements as you gain credits towards a full MA degree.
  • Explore your specific areas of interest.
  • Develop your future career opportunities in a variety of professional roles.
  • Study on a flexible course that fits around your current career.

Careers

Develop your practice and career opportunities in a variety of professional roles

The course is aimed primarily at qualified and experienced professionals already in role within and managers in professions that ‘work with people’ such as: social work, health, social care, early years, further and higher education, and other public service organisations.

The programme enables you to reflect on your own practice within your current role and to effect real change in your own organisation.

Modules

This will enable you to synthesise practice knowledge and evidence of continuing professional development with learning at master?s level. It will assist you in applying formal learning within the workplace to enable the development of skills in critical analysis, reflection and decision making.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

Current UK, EU and international fees: 10 credits: £340; 20 credits: £680; 30 credits: £1,020; 40 credits: £1,360; 60 credits: £2,040.

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

Current UK, EU and international fees: 10 credits: £340; 20 credits: £680; 30 credits: £1,020; 40 credits: £1,360; 60 credits: £2,040.

Entry requirements

An honours degree at 2:2 or higher in social work, nursing, occupational therapy or other related discipline; Relevant professional experience required.

University information

The University of Chichester has two campuses: one in the centre of Chichester, a charming and historic town, and the other close to the sea in Bognor Regis. The University offers both taught and research degrees at postgraduate level, with many of the courses offering work placements during the year. There is a vast range of academic departments to choose from, including Business, Dance, Humanities, Music, Sport and Theatre. Both sites –...more

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