Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Nursing: Advancing Professional Practice

The programme provides registered nurses with an educational platform for career development. With 6 possible pathways, you can advance your clinical knowledge, skills and attributes within your specific area of practice. Each of our pathways is based on contemporary clinical practice and research. Our 6 pathways are: Advancing clinical nursing practice; applied public health in a global context; policy, people and effective systems; supporting long term conditions and caring for older people; flexible pathway: selection across the range of modules on offer; educational perspectives.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be a registered nurse; normally Honours Degree (or equivalent); non-standard applicants with relevant experience and accredited learning can be considered through GCU's Recognition of Prior Learning. Students whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5 with no element below 6.0; if you do not meet the English language requirements, you may be eligible for the English for University Study programme.

Course modules

Our 6 pathways are: Advancing clinical nursing practice; applied public health in a global context; policy, people and effective systems; supporting long term conditions and caring for older people; flexible pathway (selection across the range of modules on offer); educational perspectives.

Assessment methods

A wide range of student centred teaching and learning approaches underpin modules contributing to this award. This is similarly reflected in the variety of assessment methods which are also deployed, but in the main this reflects the use of coursework essays and projects. Assessment methods include coursework essays, case studies, portfolios, seminar participation, presentations and project work

Sponsorship information

Some students are eligible for tuition fee support. The fees and financial support that are relevant to you depend on where you lived before coming to university. Scholarships of £1,000 are available to all international students; there are no special application forms for scholarships and decisions will be made on the basis of the information provided with the application forms.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

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