Advanced Professional Practice at University of East Anglia UEA - UCAS

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Course summary

Overview The Advanced Professional Practice programme reflects national and international benchmarks for advanced level professional practice for the healthcare workforce, while supporting you to build a personalised qualification around your own advancing professional practice role. In addition to four core modules, you’ll choose from a wide range of optional modules, allowing you to tailor the programme to the context of your own professional practice and achieve optimal professional development. The programme is accredited by the HEE Centre for Advancing Practice and is therefore closely aligned to the Health Education England Multi-Professional Framework for Advanced Clinical Practice in England (HEE, 2017). Most modules are available as Continuing Professional Development (CPD) standalone modules Visit our CPD section for further information about individual CPD modules. About This Course We consider advanced practice to be a level of practice, which can be achieved across a wide range of roles and settings within healthcare. Therefore, this programme is suitable for health professionals working in a wide variety of settings living and working in the UK. As the programme requires learners to be assessed in practice and to undertake a service improvement project within their clinical setting, you must have the support of your employing organisation and a commitment by them that they will meet the assessment and governance requirements of the programme during your period of study. Key Attributes of the Programme: A flexible approach to study: innovative and accessible online and blended learning and teaching methods will sustain your interest and motivation, while giving you control over your learning experience. Community of Learning: we embrace and encourage diverse professional perspectives and backgrounds to promote an inclusive and participatory approach to learning. Underpinned by the four pillars of advanced practice: a range of core and optional modules are available to enhance practitioners’ overall level of practice, whatever their role. Individual focus: evaluate and advance your practice by recognising and addressing areas of limitation, building on strengths, and reflecting on and applying your learning experiences to your own professional role and context. Career-enhancing: gain the knowledge, insight and skills to progress your career to the next level, demonstrating your value to your employer and meeting the ever-changing demands of modern healthcare practice. Student support: to enable you to achieve your full potential, we offer a wide range of support for your academic study including a range of advisers and specialists within the school and programme team, and the University’s dedicated student support service. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website:


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Entry requirements

Degree classification: Bachelors degree – 2.2 or equivalent   Degree subject: a Health Care Profession ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Successful applicants will have recent experience of working in a professional role in a health, education or care setting. Students will typically hold a professional registration with a recognized health or care professional body.

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)76.5 in all components

English Foreign Language: Applications from students whose first language is not English are welcome. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading):   Test dates should be within 2 years of the course start date. We also accept a number of other English language tests. Review our English Language Equivalencies for a list of qualifications that we may accept to meet this requirement.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9975 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9975 Year 1
Scotland £9975 Year 1
Wales £9975 Year 1
Channel Islands £9975 Year 1
International £21200 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and subject to increase. Some fees are regulated by the UK government and will be changed in line with advice from them. For further information about additional costs for your course and information on fee status please see our website.
Advanced Professional Practice at University of East Anglia UEA - UCAS