Advancing Practice, Master

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • 17250
    Tuition (Year)
    6000
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
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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. It’s designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need advance your career.
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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. It’s 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.

Programme Structure

Core modules

  • Evidence Based Practice

  • Methods of Inquiry

Optional modules

  • 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

  • Leading Practice

  • 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

Teaching

  • 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

Assessment

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

    • Started in

      • There is no deadline for this start date.

      Dates reflect the university's timezone.

  • Duration full-time 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
  • Intensity Flexible
  • Duration part-time 24 months

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Academic Requirements

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 you’ve completed some other type of degree-level study we’ll consider your application.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 17250 International
  • GBP 6000 EEA
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