Teesside University

Teesside University

Advancing Practice

This course provides the opportunity for students to develop the skills and knowledge needed to advance practice within their own specialist area effectively; it assists individual practitioners in developing the skills needed to facilitate the advancement of practice through critical analysis, synthesis and application of relevant underpinning theories; students have an opportunity to focus on a specific area of practice for development and integrate evidence-based processes progressively in order to advance practice; this culminates in an evaluation of the project.

Entry requirements

Applicants should be graduates from a health and social care background; qualified health or social care professionals who can provide evidence of the ability to work at postgraduate level are also welcome to apply.

Course modules

Core modules include: Advanced personal effectiveness in leadership; evidence-based practice; health and social care in context; advancing practice portfolio; designing research projects; dissertation; evaluating practice.

Sponsorship information

Please note that due to current anticipated changes to NHS education and HE funding, information relating to funding will be updated on Teesside University website.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Teesside University Middlesbrough TS1 3BA North East

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Key information

School of Health and Social Care
Telephone number: 
01642 384176