This programme of study has been designed to facilitate students in the development and evidencing of the knowledge, skills and competencies required to work at an advanced level within their own professional setting and role Students will be supported to develop a critical awareness of current problems and new insights at the forefront of their professional practice. Students will examine care development and delivery from their own professional standpoint and take account of how other disciplines challenge and contribute to the quality of care delivery. The PgC Enhanced Clinical Practice provides the opportunity for students to engage in a critical exploration of the Advanced Practice agenda in healthcare practice with particular emphasis on leadership skills coupled with modules designed to facilitate knowledge and skills in relation to assessment/examination skills, clinical reasoning and decision-making. The course can take between 3 - 5 years to complete. The PgD Enhanced Clinical Practice provides the opportunity for students to engage in a critical exploration of the Advanced Practice agenda in healthcare practice with particular emphasis on leadership skills coupled with modules designed to facilitate knowledge and skills in relation to assessment/examination skills, clinical reasoning and decision-making during the first year of study. Year two commences with the Non-Medical Prescribing module which should be considered core unless the student has already completed the Prescribing qualification or works in a profession where Non-Medical Prescribing is not supported. In this case, students will be supported by the course team to choose two optional modules of study. The course can take between 3 - 5 years to complete.
Effective Leadership for Advanced Practice, Holistic Assessment, Clinical Reasoning and Decision Making, Independent and Supplementary Non-Medical Prescribing, Research Methods. Optional Modules: Reflexivity in Contemporary Healthcare Practice, Coaching within Healthcare, Dementia Care, Applied Pharmacology for Advanced Practice.
120 credits at honours academic level or show an ability to work successfully at Masters level; No less than two years post registration experience with no less than six months experience in the relevant clinical speciality; Access to relevant area of clinical practice with support of their organisation on their advancing role; Current registration with the relevant regulatory body e.g. NMC, HCPC.
English language requirements
|IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.5 in each component) is required in addition to GCSE English Language where English is not the students' first language.
English Language Requirements
Fees and funding
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.