Advanced Professional Practice (MSc)


University of Gloucestershire    School of Health & Social Care

Full time & Part time January, September MSc See website for details
Medicine (26) Nursing & Health (27) Social Work (32)

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### Summary ### Embark on a transformative journey towards becoming an advanced professional practitioner with the MSc in Advanced Professional Practice at the University of Gloucestershire. This programme, designed in close collaboration with healthcare providers and stakeholders, equips students with the expertise needed in contemporary health and social care settings. The course offers a diverse range of modules, including Pharmacology for prescribing, Leadership and Management, and Specialist Clinical Practice, allowing students to tailor their learning to their professional interests. Through a blend of teaching methods, such as seminars, practical sessions, and online resources, students will develop critical inquiry skills and challenge conventional practices. The programme's emphasis on interdisciplinary learning encourages students to explore theories from various fields, fostering a holistic approach to advanced professional practice. To qualify, applicants must be UK registered healthcare professionals with a minimum of 2 years post-registration experience and a passion for enhancing patient outcomes through innovative healthcare solutions. Join us and unlock your potential to excel in the dynamic healthcare landscape.

About the course

Our lecturers are research active experts who will support students on their journey to becoming advanced professional practitioners. Completion of MSc Advanced Professional Practice will develop in-depth knowledge and expertise required for contemporary health and social care.

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Entry Requirements

Be a registered UK healthcare professional from any discipline with a minimum of 2 years post registration experience (as required by the UK National Framework).

Employment in a relevant professional role with employer support and agreement from a suitable UK workplace clinical mentor for the duration of the course to oversee the transition into an advanced clinical practitioner (as required by the UK National Framework)

At least a 2.2 honours degree or equivalent in a related subject

Students should demonstrate aspiration and desire to enhance patient experience and outcomes with innovative healthcare solutions


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Caroline Phelps

What do you enjoy most about your course?
"I enjoy the face-to-face study days where we are given the opportunity to discuss relevant topics with peers from different specialties which has challenged my thinking in a supportive context. I also enjoy input from subject experts. My experience is that postgraduate study is possible with work and family and I definitely recommend it. You will find lots of support and it is very transformative personally and professionally."

What are the lecturers like on your course? How do you benefit from their experience and expertise?
"The lecturers are great. I have felt like my learning has been a very personal experience tailored to my individual needs. The lecturers are knowledgeable, experienced and generous with their time and support."



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