Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Advanced Practice (Education for Health Professionals)

Our aim in the School of Healthcare Sciences is to provide health, social care and other related professionals with the opportunity to undertake a challenging and rewarding Masters in Advanced Practice. A programme that focuses on your personal development as a professional leading, managing and developing advanced practice roles and models of care delivery. The MSc in Advanced Practice is designed for health, social care and related professionals in primary, secondary and tertiary settings who wish to advance their knowledge base, clinical, leadership and management skills. Students, irrespective of clinical specialty, will become actively involved in the advancement of practice. The MSc Advanced Practice Education for Health Professionals programme offers two routes (Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and non NMC) which focuses on evidence based approaches to facilitating learning, teaching, inter professional learning and quality assurance in higher education and clinical practice. You will be required to plan teaching sessions and strategies, implement educational assessment and evaluation strategies and lead practice and curriculum development activities. The full MSc is an 18 month full-time programme made up of four 30 credit taught modules and a dissertation (60 credits). The core modules for this programme are the Research, Facilitating Teaching and Learning and Assessment and Evaluation plus one option module of your choice from a defined menu.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 4 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 18 months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2017 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cathays Park Campus Cardiff CF10 3AT Wales

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