University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Advanced Practice in Health Care

This course is designed for the growing number of graduate nurses wishing to work in clinical leadership or extended roles in clinical practice as nurse practitioners or consultant nurses. The programme provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, expertise in critical appraisal, develop transferable skills and have the ability to lead and innovate in the advancement of practice.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a relevant professional degree, a 1st degree or equivalent and 2 years' experience post-qualification. Applicants are required to provide 2 references and a full degree transcript with their application.

Course modules

The programme is made up of 3 components: a core course, optional courses and a dissertation. Optional courses include: acute and critical care; cardiovascular care; chronic disease management; healthcare chaplaincy; stroke care; acute and critical care; cardiovascular disease prevention and care; principles of acute cardiac management; assessing and managing patients with complex symptoms; self management (principles and practice); clinical issues in stroke care; professional practice in spiritual and religious care in healthcare; providing spiritual and religious care in healthcare; advanced communication skills in healthcare practice; advanced health care practice; education for professional practice; ethics for professional practice; leadership in contemporary health care.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (MedSci) Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc (MedSci) Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc (MedSci) Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc (MedSci) Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc (MedSci) Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc (MedSci) Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc (MedSci) Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (EU) 24 months
MSc (MedSci) Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (England) 24 months
MSc (MedSci) Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc (MedSci) Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
MSc (MedSci) Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Wales) 24 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,267 per Year 1 (EU) 5 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,267 per Year 1 (England) 5 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,067 per Year 1 (International) 5 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,267 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 5 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,267 per Year 1 (Scotland) 5 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,267 per Year 1 (Wales) 5 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (EU) 10 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (England) 10 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 10 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Scotland) 10 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Wales) 10 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,133 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (EU) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (England) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Scotland) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Wales) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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