Edinburgh Napier University
Students on this course develop a their theoretical and practical skills, including critical thinking when considering the issues associated with practice, knowledge and application of research methods and their application, and efficient approaches to time management, prioritisation and workload planning. Students also learn to recognise and manage the personal stresses of the profession, and become proficient in the use of the current technologies in the practice of their role.
Applicants need to be currently in a role which has a contractual obligation for teaching, learning and assessment. If candidates require registration with the Nursing and Midwifery council (nurses and midwives only) they need to have been a registered practitioner working with students for a minimum period of 3 years.
Year 1: Exploring professional roles in practice, 4 optional modules. Year 2: Research methods, 4 optional modules. Year 3: Dissertation. Optional modules: Adults with incapacity; assessment, evaluation and support; child protection in context; child protection: risk to reality; contemporary ethical and professional issues in healthcare; contemporary issues in intellectual disability practice; critical thinking, analysis and writing; dissertation; effective learning and teaching in higher education; exploring professional roles in practice; improving health and well being with people with intellectual disabilities; independent and supplementary prescribing for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals; integrating cancer genetics into healthcare; leadership; interprofessional learning and mentoring; managing performance for person centred services; politics, policy and practice; practising within a consultancy role; professional study and practices; professional study and practices; research methods; safeguarding vulnerable individuals and families; strategic and global issues in palliative care; symptom management in palliative care; therapeutic communication in palliative care; strategic and global issues in cancer care; pathophysiology and epidemiology in diabetes mellitus; work based learning portfolio 1; work based learning portfolio 2.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Distance learning||£ 570 per Credit module (home fees)||3 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||£ 1,614 per Credit module (overseas fees)||3 years|
|PgDip||Distance learning||£ 570 per Credit module (home fees)||3 years|
|PgDip||Distance learning||£ 1,614 per Credit module (overseas fees)||3 years|
|PgCert||Distance learning||£ 570 per Credit module (home fees)||3 years|
|PgCert||Distance learning||£ 1,614 per Credit module (overseas fees)||3 years|
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