Cert/Dip/MMedSci Advancing Practice (Modular Framework), University of Sheffield
This part-time course is aimed at busy professionals working in clinical practice and service improvement. Itís designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need advance your career.
The modular framework means you can take a flexible approach, studying part time, for up to five years. You can build your own masters degree as you go, focusing on subjects that are relevant to your area and your own personal needs.
Dates reflect the university's timezone.
Tuition fee for the international students.)
European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.)
Evidence Based Practice
Methods of Inquiry
Advanced Renal Nursing Practice
Advancing Autonomous Practice
Cancer Pathophysiology and Therapeutics
Care and Management of the Renal Patient
Context and Concepts in Advancing Practice
Living With and Beyond Cancer
Inclusive of People with Dementia: Involvement and Impact
Legal and Professional Issues in Healthcare
Managing Diabetes as a Long Term Health Condition
Managing Heart Failure as a Long Term Health Condition
Managing Renal Disease as a Long Term Health Condition
Managing Respiratory Disease as a Long Term Condition
Nurse/ Midwifery Independent/Supplementary Prescribing
Recognising and Responding to Patient Deterioration
Relationship-Centred Dementia Care
Theorising Dementia and the UK Policy Context
Palliative and End of Life Care
Preparation of Supervisors of Midwives
Psychosocial Approaches to the Care and Treatment of People with Dementia
Lectures, seminars, small group work and clinical instruction
Specialist sessions with expert speakers
Research modules are delivered by experienced research staff
The dissertation is by supervised tutorial
Each taught unit is assessed by written assignment, OSCE, presentations, or examination. The final unit is an extended project or literature review, leading to a dissertation or workplace study.
The course is suitable for registered health care professionals with experience of practice. The usual entry requirement is a first degree but if you can show youíve completed some other type of degree-level study weíll consider your application.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:
No work experience is required.
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