University of Derby

University of Derby

Community Specialist Practice

Students on this programme study professional roles and functions in a community practice context.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have an entry on an appropriate part of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register; be employed by the primary care trusts providing sponsorship; have 120 credits at degree level or equivalent academic credits; or accreditation of prior learning (APL); be working in an area which enables achievement of the individual pathway aims and module learning outcomes. Candidates, who are undertaking a recordable pathway, should have completed a period of sufficient length to have consolidated pre-registration outcomes and to have gained a deeper understanding in relevant professional practice. This will normally be 1 year.

Course modules

Core modules: specialist professional issues in continued professional development leadership and management in a commissioning based healthcare; public health; research methodology (application to advanced practice). Students choose 1 optional module from the following: child and adolescent mental health; introduction to health promotion and health improvement; principles of long term condition management; strategic and clinical management of long term conditions; independent scholarship.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include assignments, examinations, presentations, portfolio development, profiles.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 EUR 815 per Module (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 815 per Module (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 815 per Module (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 815 per Module (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 815 per Module (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 815 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 815 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 815 per Module (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 EUR 815 per Module (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 815 per Module (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kedleston Road Campus Derby DE22 1GB East Midlands

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