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This programme, aimed at allied health professionals and nurses, offers you the opportunity to advance your practice through selection of a profile of modules that meet your personal development needs and aspirations. Modules are designed to facilitate your capability to undertake a range of roles, for example, specialist, extended scope or consultant roles. They will also appeal to those involved in service development or role redesign. The programme has a clinical focus and offers flexible learning for allied health professionals and nurses. We have developed the programme further by including the opportunity to undertake clinical placements overseas, enabling us to meet the needs of international students. Opportunities will be available for participants to evaluate their current practice and undertake learning experiences that advance their capability as a practitioner. The Advancing Practice Masters programme offers you: - The opportunity to work within a multidisciplinary student cohort - The support of a personal tutor and dissertation supervisor - The chance to tailor the programme to your own individual learning needs - A research led environment with opportunities for diverse dissertation projects - Flexible study which can be organised around your other commitments Skills gained On completion of the programme you will have: - The ability to critically evaluate approaches and methodologies appropriate for researching theoretical and practical issues relating to clinical practice - The ability to critically evaluate previous professional development and plan future development within the framework of contemporary healthcare practice - Specialist clinical practice at an advanced level within a work based setting - The ability to promote, lead and develop best practice within their field - The ability to formulate a justifiable research design and conduct analytically an investigation to address a problem relevant to their clinical practice - The ability to produce a written report worthy of scrutiny in both academic and clinical settings Please go to our website for full module information. Duration of study ? Flexibility in mind We understand the pressures of juggling your work and home life and therefore this programme is offered on a flexible basis. The programme can be completed on a full-time basis within 13 months or on a part-time basis within a maximum period of six years. If you are unable to commit to the full MSc, you can also choose to take the shorter qualifications of Postgraduate Diploma. Individual modules are also available and credits gained from assessed modules can then be used towards a full qualification if required at a later stage. Entry requirements Please ensure that you visit our website for the full entry requirements. Learn more For further information including full details of all modules, application deadlines and how to apply, as well as access to our online application form, please visit our website at the link below. Please also visit the website to listen to a podcast from the programme director. Student Quotes 'I like the fact the programme is flexible as it has allowed me to study areas of interest specific to me and my work. Taking one module at a time to balance work and home life is what works for me, however others may prefer to focus their efforts more intensively to complete the programme over a shorter period of time.' Christine Anderson, Current Student

This programme, aimed at allied health professionals and nurses, offers you the opportunity to advance your practice through selection of a profile of modules that meet your personal development needs and aspirations. Modules are designed to facilitate your capability to undertake a range of roles, for example, specialist, extended scope or consultant roles. They will also appeal to those...

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