M.Sc. Advanced Nursing Studies

  • On Campus
  • 15 months
  • GBP9900 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English
University of Bedfordshire | Luton, United Kingdom
The course has been designed to enable you to build on your existing knowledge base and be more confident with complex decision-making skills and clinical competencies for expanded practice. It integrates research, education and management issues to enable you to evolve a high degree of professional autonomy and independent practice.

Description of Advanced Nursing Studies

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You can also choose to study this MSc Advanced Nursing Studies course over 21 months which includes an internship.

Course Summary

The course has been designed to enable you to build on your existing knowledge base and be more confident with complex decision-making skills and clinical competencies for expanded practice. It integrates research, education and management issues to enable you to evolve a high degree of professional autonomy and independent practice.

This is a full-time academic course and does not offer clinical placements during

the course or lead to registration as a nurse in the UK.

Why choose this course?

Chose this course to become part of a global learning community, learning with other healthcare professionals who wish to improve healthcare practice and reduce healthcare inequalities. This course will enhance your scholarly and evidenced based approach to healthcare practice.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 9900 Year (Non-EEA)
  • GBP 4500 Year (EEA)
Start date October  2015
Duration full-time 15 months
Languages
  • English
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Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

Units

  • Advancing Healthcare Practice: Concepts And Principles (CEL017-6) Compulsory

  • Dissertation (Systematic Review Approaches Of The Literature) (CEL019-6) Compulsory

  • Evidence Based Healthcare Practice (HCE030-6) Compulsory

  • Global Healthcare Perspectives (CEL021-6) Compulsory

  • Cancer Care For Nurses And Allied Health Professionals (CEL018-6) Optional

  • Human Factors And Safer Care (CEL022-6) Optional

  • Long Term Conditions: An Integrated Approach (CEL023-6) Optional

  • Sickle Cell And Thalassaemia: An Integrated Care Approach (CEL024-6) Optional

  • Transforming Healthcare Through Effective Leadership (CEL016-6) Optional

Please note that this is an indicative list based on units currently being studied and is not intended as definitive. Some units may change from time to time.

Assessment

The course assessment strategy is closely aligned to the teaching and learning strategy which is designed to have: immediate professional relevance; draw on expertise-by-experience; foster active learning and be leaner-centred in approach.

Assessment tasks are designed so that you can tailor them to your professional interests, experience and development needs. They area also designed so that you can rehearse ways of thinking and acting that are professionally relevant. Assessment tasks are graduated to provide with opportunities to develop your academic literacies and enquiry skills over time.

Assessment is supported in a range of ways including: comprehensive assessment briefs; use of formative assessment techniques (including those embedded within summative assessment tasks); through use of exemplar answers (including those previously submitted by students where possible); through rehearsing approaches to assessment tasks during contact sessions; through scheduled tutorials which focus on academic literacies including literature search, critique and referencing skills. You will receive feedback on submitted work within 15 working days and can discuss your work in scheduled tutorials and/or office time. You will also have to access central support services designed to support the development of study skills and academic writing.

English Language Requirements

CAE score
180(Grade C)

Requirements for Advanced Nursing Studies

As a general guide, to apply for a place on an undergraduate course (BA/BSc) at the University you need to have completed your high school education and have the required English qualification.

We have students from all the European Union member countries so we are quick to make decisions on most qualifications.

Work Experience for Advanced Nursing Studies

No work experience is required.

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University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom

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