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MSc Nursing: Advanced Professional Practice


Course Description

The MSc Nursing: Advancing Professional Practice aims to develop the capability of post-qualified nurses to meet the current and future political, clinical and organisational challenges associated with delivering safe and effective advancing practice. The programme’s intention is to provide high quality educational experiences to enable first level post-qualified nurses to acquire the requisite knowledge, skills and professional attributes associated with advancing professional nursing practice.

The programme recognises that advancing nursing practice is a continuous process, predicated on developing and expanding nursing knowledge and skills to underpin decision-making and problem-solving in challenging and complex healthcare situations. Therefore, this programme has been developed to be professionally relevant and academically challenging in order to meet the contemporary and evolving demands of care delivery

As part of a flexible and elective programme of study, you will undertake a number of core and optional modules. Students will also have the opportunity to select inter-professional modules available within School’s Masters Framework in Advancing Practice.

Within the programme, there are six possible optional study pathways for you to choose from. Each one is based on contemporary clinical practice

Our six pathways are:
Advancing Clinical Nursing Practice
Applied Public Health in a Global Context
Policy, People and Effective Systems
Supporting Long Term Conditions & Caring for Older People
Flexible Pathway: selection across the range of modules on offer
Educational Perspectives

The modules that are included in this programme are:
Evaluating Evidence to Develop Research and Inform Practice (Core)
Quality Improvement to Promote Excellent Practice(Programme Elective)
Recognition of the Acutely Unwell Adult (Programme Elective)
Applied Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice (Programme Elective)
Chronic Heart Failure: Optimising Health from Diagnosis onwards (Programme Elective)
Masters Framework Research Dissertation (Core Module)

Visit the MSc Nursing: Advanced Professional Practice page on the Glasgow Caledonian University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Available to qualified nurses with a UK honours degree (or equivalent).Candidates must be capable of independent learning and be able to demonstrate evidence of recent (within the last five years) academic or post-qualification study. Non-standard applications with previous experience and learning may be considered. Non-standard applicants with relevant experience and accredited learning can be considered through GCU's Recognition of Prior Learning.IELTS score of 6.5 with no element below 6.0If you do not meet the English language requirements, you may be eligible for the English for University Study programme.

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