Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University

Nursing (Advanced Nursing Practice)

This course will provide aspiring healthcare professionals with a comprehensive programme of preparation that develops an advanced level of practice. The course recognises the accepted international benchmark for advanced practice. Advanced nursing practitioners are highly experienced and educated members of the care team. The course allows you to develop the knowledge and skills required to engage in the delivery of an advanced level of practice. The course is structured around the real challenges facing advanced practitioners and each module will draw from and build on your own professional experience.

Entry requirements

The entry requirement for this course will normally be an Honours degree or its equivalent. In addition because of the work based nature of the course all students must be working in clinical practice. Route 1: The RCN accredited route of the course requires nurses be a registered nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and to have 2 or more years of practical experience. You will also need to meet the requirements for the non-medical prescribing module which is undertaken in year 2. Route 2: Requires you to be a registered nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, or the equivalent for international students.

Course modules

Research and evidence to inform practice; clinical leadership; work-based learning; evidence-based dissertation. Students undertaking Route 1 will also study the following compulsory modules: Clinical history taking and examination skills for advanced practice; pathophysiology, investigations and immediate management in advanced practice; non medical prescribing. Students undertaking Route 2 will have the choice from a selection of modules including any from Route 1 and also: Managing long term conditions; aupporting professional development; leading and advancing nursing practice; advanced concepts of improving health and wellbeing; professional knowledge for nurse led practice; childhood obesity management.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,300 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Online/Distance Learning

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