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MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Degree Apprenticeship)

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Institution code: 
S82
Location: 
Ipswich
Duration: 

3 years part time.

Typical Offer: 

Qualifications and experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Please see Entry Requirements below.

This Post Graduate Diploma provides the opportunity for students to engage in a critical exploration of the Advanced Practice agenda in healthcare practice with particular emphasis on leadership coupled with modules designed to facilitate knowledge and skills in relation to assessment/examination skills, clinical reasoning and decision-makings and pathophysiology during the first year of study.

Introduction

Students will be supported to develop a critical awareness of current problems and new insights at the forefront of their professional practice. Students will examine care development and delivery from their own professional standpoint and also take account of how other disciplines challenge and contribute to the quality of care delivery. 

This Post Graduate Diploma provides the opportunity for students to engage in a critical exploration of the Advanced Practice agenda in healthcare practice with particular emphasis on leadership coupled with modules designed to facilitate knowledge and skills in relation to assessment/examination skills, clinical reasoning and decision-makings and pathophysiology during the first year of study.

Year two commences with the Non-Medical Prescribing module which should be considered core unless the student has already completed the Prescribing qualification or works in a profession where Non-Medical Prescribing is not supported. In this case, students will be supported by the course team to choose two optional modules of study.

Year Three of studies is taken up with the dissertation module, which is mandatory for those wishing to complete studies towards the MSc Advanced Healthcare Practice. 

Course modules

Full downloadable information regarding all University of Suffolk courses, including Key Facts, Course Aims, Course Structure and Assessment, is available in the Definitive Course Record.

Leadership for Advanced Practice
Holistic Assessment of Adults
Clinical Reasoning and Decision-Making
Research Methods
Dissertation
End Point Assessment
Independent and Supplementary Non-Medical Prescribing

Fees and finance

This Degree Apprenticeship is offered only to students undertaking the course as part of their employment. Apprenticeship training will therefore be funded directly by employers or by employers in partnership with Government. Apprentices will not be required to pay any tuition or course fees, and will not be eligible for any Student Finance England maintenance support.

Please see our Apprenticeship pages for more information about apprenticeship funding.

Entry requirements