Buckinghamshire New University

Buckinghamshire New University

Health Care Practice

The programme provides core research modules and a range of optional clinical modules as well as opportunities to develop practice based projects; the course is suitable for a range of professionals including, nurses, occupational therapists and physiotherapists; the course covers research, leadership, innovative clinical practice from a contemporary perspective and speciality clinical modules.

Entry requirements

Applicants require an Honours degree or equivalent; consideration is given to applicants who have previously studied at level 6 but do not hold a full degree; a statutory professional qualification and current registration on the appropriate professional register; applicants require access to clinical practice for the duration of the course.

Course modules

Modules include: advanced healthcare practice through independent study 1; assessing needs and outcomes (methods and measurement); generating knowledge for practice; learning through critical reflection; accident and emergency care; acute respiratory care; advanced healthcare practice through independent study 2; cardiac care; diabetes management: an inter-professional approach; end of life care and symptom management; infection control; intensive care; introduction to vascular care; leadership and management of change; legal, ethical and professional aspects in healthcare; minor illnesses; mentorship in professional practice; pathophysiology and assessment of illness and injury; renal care; stroke management care; trauma and orthopaedic care; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 3,700 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Uxbridge Campus Uxbridge UB8 1NA South East

Key information

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0330 123 2023