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Advanced Clinical Practice MSc

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Full time | University of Leeds | 12 months | JAN-22

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

JAN-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Clinical Services Administration

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

This programme is for experienced practitioners, such as nurses, pharmacists, radiographers, audiologists, cardiac physiologists, ambulance staff and midwives who have clinical practice access with patient management responsibilities.

It is designed to support the development of experienced, registered health and care practitioner to a level of practice characterised by a high degree of autonomy and complex decision making. This master’s level award encompasses the four pillars of clinical practice:

  • Clinical Practice
  • Leadership and Management
  • Education
  • Research

Advanced clinical practice embodies the ability to manage clinical care in partnership with individuals, families and carers. It includes the analysis and synthesis of complex problems across a range of settings, enabling innovative solutions to enhance people’s experience and improve outcomes. Practioners will also be able to demonstrate core capabilities and area specific clinical competence.

The aim of this programme is to provide healthcare practitioners with the knowledge and skills for advanced clinical practice that will enable them to function competently in :

• Providing effective healthcare.
• Improving the quality and health outcomes.
• Evaluation and research.
• Leading and developing practice.
• Developing self and others.
• Working across professional and organisational boundaries.
• Innovation and changing practice.

Learning and teaching

On this course you’ll be taught by our expert academics, from lecturers through to professors. You may also be taught by industry professionals with years of experience, as well as trained postgraduate researchers, connecting you to some of the brightest minds on campus.

Assessment

The programme aims to keep the assessment load at a manageable level whilst ensuring that students are adequately prepared for role. As such whenever possible, assessment methods will support day to day practice and will test / exam practice applicable knowledge and skills. The aim is for the assessment to be of use within the workplace as well as providing evidence that the student has achieved the learning outcomes for the module.

A range of assessment methods are used in the various modules that will make up this programme. Any student’s variety of assessments will depend to a large extent on the optional modules selected.

Modules

This is the dissertation module. Students are required to undertake an evaluative inquiry which examines a specific aspect of their practice.
Evidence for Advanced Clinical Practice (15 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£11,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants must; Be a currently practicing registered healthcare practitioner; Possess a Degree in a Health Related Discipline. (Normally this will be an Honours degree at 2:1 classification or above. However consideration will be given to suitable applicants who do not have an Honours degree or who do not have a 2:1 classification); Be employed as a trainee advanced clinical practitioner or be in a role in which the programme outcomes can be achieved (please contact the programme leader for advice); Have a satisfactory application and interview. Opportunities for accreditation of prior certificated learning (APCL) and/or accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL) are available.