The aim of the Advanced Practice programme is to provide a high-quality postgraduate education that will inform and enhance the student’s professional function and enable him or her to contribute more effectively in the delivery of advanced practice.
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This program allows students to choose modules suited to their clinical development towards advanced practice. Clinical development is facilitated through on line, blended and classroom learning which is supported through internship and supported mentorship within student’s own clinical area.More information
The aim of the programme is to provide a high-quality postgraduate education that will inform and enhance the student’s professional function and enable him or her to contribute more effectively in the delivery of advanced practice.
The programme will enable students to:
The distinctive features of this programme include:
The programme provides the next step in career progression and academic development for graduates who wish to develop their knowledge and skills as advanced practitioners within their speciality. A Masters degree is often a requirement for advanced practitioner and nurse consultant roles.
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Part-time
On completion of 120 credits students can exit with a Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Practice
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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At least 4 year(s) of work experience are required.
Minimum 4 years of practice within the given speciality, or demonstrable equivalence to meet requirements of intended role.
Must be able to demonstrate full support from own workplace, as clinical mentorship will be required to fulfil program learning outcomes.
Entry is open to any professional working in or towards an advanced practice role in health care.
Applicants from the local area accessing programmes and individual modules may be eligible for funding via the contract with the Yorkshire and The Humber Local Education and Training Board (YHLETB). There are also opportunities for self-funding. Please contact the Faculty Admissions Office for further information
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