Advancing nursing knowledge, skills and attributes are essential to underpin professional practice. The MSc Nursing: Advancing Professional Practice provides registered nurses with an educational platform for career development by undertaking focused study on advancing their clinical knowledge, skills and attributes within specific areas of practice.
The course recognises the ever-changing complexity of care and offers a range of flexible and elective study options, which are educationally responsive to changing direction of UK and global health policy.
Contributing staff on the MSc Nursing: Advancing Professional Practice programme are active in leading research and policy development in collaboration with groups such as; Health Protection Scotland; The Association of Advanced Practice Educators; The Scottish Healthcare Associated Infection Institute; The UK Stroke Self-Management Network.
The programme will give you the skills and experience you need to develop your career and to act as a leader and innovator in the field of advanced nursing. This academic award will enhance your employability for opportunities in a number of roles, including advanced clinical nurse practitioners, clinical specialists, nurse educators and researchers.
A wide range of student centred teaching and learning approaches underpin modules contributing to this award. This is similarly reflected in the variety of assessment methods which are also deployed, but in the main this reflects the use of coursework essays and projects.
Assessment methods include coursework essays, case studies, portfolios, seminar participation, presentations and project work.
The programme will give you the skills and experience you need to develop your career and to act as a leader and innovator in the field of advanced nursing.