The MSc Advanced Clinical Practice course has three compulsory modules focusing on advancing practice, innovation and research. The programme will comprise 75 compulsory credits and 105 optional credits. The programme should be completed in two to three years.
Issues and Concepts in Advancing Practice (15 credits) This module covers; accountability, ethics, leadership, change management, policy and politics and management in the specific clinical situation of the practitioner.
Research Methods (15 credits)
Advanced Practitioner Inquiry (45 credits) This is the dissertation module. Students are required to undertake an evaluative inquiry which examines a specific aspect of their practice.
Option modules are focused on developing knowledge and skills for advanced clinical practice. Examples of the current optional module selection is shown below under the Year 1 entry. N.B. Some modules may not deliver every year, and some may have specific entry criteria.
The list shown below represents typical modules/components studied and may change from time to time. Read more in our Terms and conditions.
For more information and a full list of typical modules available on this course, please read Advanced Clinical Practice MSc in the course catalogue
Issues and Concepts of Advancing Practice
Advanced Practitioner Inquiry
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.
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 you have achieved the learning outcomes for the module.
A range of assessment methods are used in the various modules that will make up this programme. Assessments will depend to a large extent on the optional modules selected.