City, University of London

City, University of London

Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care (Radiotherapy)

The course gives new, efficient and ethical ways of working that will offer better quality of life and quality of care by placing service users and carers at the centre of decision-making and service redesign. It will enable students to respond better to the increasing pressures within the current healthcare system. The course offers teaching in the latest theoretical and clinical developments relating to ophthalmic nursing. It also develops research skills and critical thinking and provides the opportunity to conduct a research project under expert supervision, laying the foundations for independent research in the future. This provides students with the opportunity to create a challenging and rewarding Master's course tailored to ophthalmic care.

Entry requirements

A second class honours degree or equivalent, in a relevant subject from an approved institution of higher education. Exceptional applicants without a first degree will be considered, but will usually be required to undertake the Biological Foundations in Clinical Practice and Related Pharmacology module. Applicants may also be required to attend for interviewA current professional registration with a relevant professional / statutory body or equivalent. At least two years' relevant clinical experience as a registered nurse, including one years' experience within ophthalmic nursing. References may be requested.

Course modules

Modules include: Introduction to research methods and applied data analysis; critical approaches to advanced practice.

Assessment methods

Assessment strategies include coursework, examinations, portfolios, minilabs, case studies, reports, seminar presentations, skills schedules and objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs). Students may be expected to take part in formative assessment activities during the modules in addition to the summative assessments for each module.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 15,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 3,750 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 7,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PgCert Part-time £ 3,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgCert Part-time £ 7,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Northampton Square Islington EC1V 0HB South East

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School of Health Sciences
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020 7040 5790