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  Advancing Professional Practice (MSc/PgDip/PgCert)

Online Sheffield Hallam University    Postgraduate Courses

Part time January, April PGDip, MSc, PGCert 3 years part-time
Nursing & Health (27)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the Advancing Professional Practice programme at Sheffield Hallam University. This dynamic MSc/PgDip/PgCert offers a tailored approach to elevate your career in health and social care to advanced or specialist levels. Delve into modules covering clinical skills, research, education, and leadership, allowing you to earn credits towards a postgraduate certificate, diploma, or master's degree in Advanced Professional Development. The flexible structure empowers you to shape your learning experience according to your professional needs and aspirations. Benefit from a supportive environment that fosters collaboration, critical thinking, and personal growth through distance learning and on-campus sessions at Collegiate Campus. Entry requirements vary based on module choice, typically requiring a first degree or equivalent, with opportunities to gain credit points for faster qualification completion. Enhance your expertise and unlock new career opportunities with this comprehensive and adaptable programme.

About the course

Continue your professional development in health and social care towards advanced or specialist roles.

Course summary

  • Study modules in clinical skills, professional development, research, service development, education and leadership and management.
  • Gain awards credit towards a postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma or masters in Advanced Professional Development.
  • Develop your professional practice, building on expertise you already possess.

Continuing professional development is a key requirement of health and social care professionals. This flexible course allows you to tailor your studies according to your own development needs, helping you to progress to more advanced or specialist roles.

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Entry Requirements

Entry requirements depend on your module choice. Normally you need a first degree or equivalent. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more

Some modules may require previous clinical or management experience.

If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 6.5 overall and a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or a recognised equivalent.


For part-time study the fee will be calculated pro-rata each year based on the number of credits studied (£830 for 15 credits or £1,655 for 30 credits)

Please see the university website for further information on fees for this course.

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