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Advanced Practice - Clinical Practice Pathway (Taught)

University of Chester

Degree level: Postgraduate

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Our course puts a strong emphasis on the integration between theory and practice, with practice as the main focus and measure of the role and quality of the Advanced Practitioner. Why Study Advanced Practice - Clinical Practice Pathway with us? The MSc in Advanced Practice aims to facilitate the development of a range of multi-professional Advanced Practitioners. We aim to achieve this through the following:

  • Enabling the use of higher-level critical, analytical and reflective skills within academic and practice environments.
  • Helping you to understand the holistic nature of advanced practice and to gain comprehensive higher-level knowledge, expertise and the individual qualities necessary to work as an autonomous, competent practitioner within unpredictable professional environments.
  • Enabling you to fulfil the dynamic nature of healthcare, and to influence the strategic planning and delivery of Government agendas
How will I be taught? Our teaching is predominantly delivered through lectures, seminars and skills simulation, but you will also have the opportunity to learn in practice, as well as undertake self-directed learning. Contact hours per week vary, but most modules require 35 hours’ direct contact, with the expectation of 200 hours’ independent study.

Course details

Modules

Please see our website for the most up to date module information: https://www1.chester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/advanced-practice-clinical-practice-pathway/201809

Assessment method

We use a variety of assessment tools. These include an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE), a literature review, examinations, presentations and assignments.


Entry requirements

Registration on the appropriate part of a professional register for the chosen pathway; a minimum of 2 years' post registration experience; successful completion of a degree in nursing or a health-related field, or equivalent; support from the employer; candidates who do not possess the full 2 years of experience in the specialist area may exceptionally be admitted to the programme using the following criteria, both of which must be met: support from sponsoring organisation/employer; evidence of practice in a closely related area of specialism; Candidates who do not possess the full two years of experience in the specialist area may exceptionally be admitted to the course using the following criteria, both of which must be met: Support from sponsoring organisation/employer Evidence of practice in a closely related area of specialism


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Please see our website for current fee information https://www1.chester.ac.uk/postgraduate/postgraduate-finance/postgraduate-fees/postgraduate-fees-2020-21
Advanced Practice - Clinical Practice Pathway at University of Chester - UCAS