Advanced Breast Practice at St George's, University of London - UCAS

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Course summary

The Advanced Breast Practice MSc provides the opportunity and support for Mammographers to develop into the role of Consultant Mammographers and Advanced Practitioners. Breast Clinicians and Specialist Breast Care Nurses are also supported by our modules to continue developing their clinical skills and standalone modules are also available. The contemporary and evidence-based nature of the course structure reflects current workforce development needs and training requirements within Mammography and Advanced Breast Practice. Take advantage of the expertise and training resources available through our teaching partners at the Jarvis Breast Screening Centre in Guildford (InHealth). This partnership allows us to offer students access to the excellent joint teaching, support and clinical facilities across both institutions. Our modules combine the necessary clinical and academic skills required to support your development and help you build the knowledge and competencies required to not only succeed on the programme but also continue your development in the future. The skills you will gain will support your ongoing clinical development and will provide excellent grounding for your future and current research interests, your clinical skills and for wider roles in the profession, inclusive of practice education and mentorship.


The MSc comprises 180 credits and can be studied over three years as a part time student, full time study is not available. Core modules are supported by a menu of optional modules, enabling the tailoring of your programme to your bespoke professional and clinical skills requirements. You will undertake a research project linked to the theme of your degree and be supported with a preparatory research methods module. As well as full programme’s of study we offer the opportunity to undertake individual 30 credit modules, suiting your continuing professional development and advanced practice.

Entry requirements

For students undertaking the MSc in Advanced Breast Practice, or individual advanced practice modules, you must hold a degree in a relevant healthcare field. Please note this programme is currently only available to ‘Home’/UK based students. However, applicants holding a Tier 2 visa and with access to practice within the NHS breast screening programme can apply. Applicants also need: - to be registered with the UK Health and Care Professions Council or relevant healthcare registrant body. Confirmed via HCPC registration uploaded onto application. - to have employment-based access to appropriate patient groups (breast screening patients or symptomatic patients). Confirmed via personal statement, employment history, or reference.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £11250 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £11250 Whole course
England £11250 Whole course
Northern Ireland £11250 Whole course
Scotland £11250 Whole course
Wales £11250 Whole course

Additional fee information

Please note: Applicants holding a Tier 2 visa, and with evidencable appropriate access to practice with patients of the NHS Breast Screening Programme, will be assessed as ‘Home’ students for the purposes of fee assessment.

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Advanced Breast Practice at St George's, University of London - UCAS