University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Nursing

This Masters in Advanced Practice in Health Care is designed for the growing number of health care professionals wishing to work in clinical leadership or extended roles in clinical practice. The University of Glasgow is ranked 1st in the UK for Nursing (Complete University Guide 2018). **Academic contact: mvls-advhealthcare@glasgow.ac.uk Admissions enquiries: www.gla.ac.uk/enquirenow September start MSc (Med Sci): 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time** **WHY THIS PROGRAMME** The programme will provide you with the opportunity to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, expertise in critical appraisal, develop transferable skills and the ability to lead and innovate. The MSc Advanced Practice in Health Care reflects the need for tomorrow's health care professional to be involved in lifelong learning whilst being adaptive to the dynamic care environment and supporting quality care delivery. Close involvement of NHS clinical staff in the planning and delivery of courses ensures that the programme is current and relevant. The themes offered link closely with the pre-registration undergraduate programme offered at the University as well as being developed in conjunction with local clinical need. **PROGRAMME STRUCTURE** **Continuing professional development** Each course can be taken as a stand alone continuing professional development (CPD) course. This Advanced Practice in Health Care programme is made up of three components: 2 core courses, optional courses and a project www.gla.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/healthcare/?card=coreandoptionalcourses **Research Approaches in Health Care and Applying Research Approaches in Health Care** Both of these courses consolidate and extend your knowledge of research approaches and are a prerequisite for the independent project. **Generic options** - Education for Professional Practice - Global Health Challenges - Informing Practice through the Evidence Base - Leadership in Contemporary Health Care - Leading Care - Putting Leadership into the Health and Social Care Context (online distance learning) - Leading Improvement in Care Provision (online distance learning) - Transforming Care Services (online distance learning) **Named awards** By undertaking the 20 credit optional courses listed below, and focusing assignments within the relevant topic, a named award may be obtained in the areas of: **Acute & critical care** - Acute & Critical Care **Health care chaplaincy** - Professional Practice in Spiritual and Religious Care in Health and Social Care - Providing Spiritual and Religious Care in Health and Social Care - Advanced Health Care Practice (Chaplaincy) **Programme alteration or discontinuation** The University of Glasgow endeavours to run all programmes as advertised. In exceptional circumstances, however, the University may withdraw or alter a programme. For more information, please see: Student contract. www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/senateoffice/studentcontract/ **CAREER PROSPECTS** This programme meets the demand for the preparation of both specialist and extended role practitioners. The themes offered link closely with the pre-registration undergraduate programme offered at the University as well as being developed in conjunction with local clinical need to address the growing number of health care professionals looking to be educated at Masters level, namely those wishing to work in clinical leadership or extended roles in clinical practice. The programme also provides a platform for students to move into the field of research, with a number of past students completing PhDs.

Entry requirements

MSc (MedSci): You must have a relevant professional degree, a First-class Honours degree or equivalent and two years' experience post-qualification. You are required to provide two references and a full degree transcript with your application. English language requirements For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training) ?overall score 6.5 ?no sub-test less than 6.0 ?or equivalent scores in another recognised qualification: Common equivalent English language qualifications All stated English tests are acceptable for admission for both home/EU and international students for this programme: ?ibTOEFL: 90; no sub-test less than: ?Reading: 20 ?Listening: 19 ?Speaking: 19 ?Writing: 23 ?CAE (Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English): 176 overall; no sub-test less than 169 ?CPE (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English): 176 overall; no sub-test less than 169 ?PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English, Academic test): 60; no sub-test less than 59 ?Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English: ISEII at Distinction with Distinction in all sub-tests For international students, the Home Office has confirmed that the University can choose to use these tests to make its own assessment of English language ability for visa applications to degree level programmes. The University is also able to accept an IELTS test (Academic module) from any of the 1000 IELTS test centres from around the world and we do not require a specific UKVI IELTS test for degree level programmes. We therefore still accept any of the English tests listed for admission to this programme. Pre-sessional courses The University of Glasgow accepts evidence of the required language level from the English for Academic Study Unit Pre-sessional courses. We also consider other BALEAP accredited pre-sessional courses: ?School of Modern Languages and Cultures: English for Academic Study ?BALEAP guide to accredited courses

Course modules

Continuing professional development Each course can be taken as a stand alone continuing professional development (CPD) course. This Advanced Practice in Health Care programme is made up of three components: 2 core courses, 4 optional courses and an independent project. Research Approaches in Health Care and Applying Research Approaches in Health Care Both of these courses consolidate and extend your knowledge of research approaches and are a prerequisite for the independent project. Named awards By undertaking the 20 credit optional courses listed below a named award may be obtained in the area/s of ?Acute & critical care ?Nursing science ?Health care chaplaincy. Acute & critical care ?Acute & Critical Care Health care chaplaincy ?Professional Practice in Spiritual and Religious Care in Health Care ?Providing Spiritual and Religious Care in Health Care ?Advanced Health Care Practice Generic options ?Advanced Communication Skills in Health Care Practice ?Education for Professional Practice ?Global Health Challenges ?Informing Practice through the Evidence Base ?Leadership in Contemporary Health Care Online distance learning ?PgC in Leadership in Health and Social Care Programme alteration or discontinuation The University of Glasgow endeavours to run all programmes as advertised. In exceptional circumstances, however, the University may withdraw or alter a programme. For more information, please see: Legal statements: Disclaimer.

Assessment methods

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Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (MedSci) Full-time September 2019 7,650 per Whole course (England) 12 Months
MSc (MedSci) Full-time September 2019 7,650 per Whole course (EU) 12 Months
MSc (MedSci) Full-time September 2019 20,150 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
MSc (MedSci) Full-time September 2019 7,650 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 12 Months
MSc (MedSci) Full-time September 2019 7,650 per Whole course (Scotland) 12 Months
MSc (MedSci) Full-time September 2019 7,650 per Whole course (Wales) 12 Months
MSc (MedSci) Part-time September 2019 850 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 Months
MSc (MedSci) Part-time September 2019 850 per Credit (England) 24 Months
MSc (MedSci) Part-time September 2019 850 per Credit (EU) 24 Months
MSc (MedSci) Part-time September 2019 850 per Credit (Scotland) 24 Months
MSc (MedSci) Part-time September 2019 850 per Credit (Wales) 24 Months

Campus details

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

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Mvls-advhealthcare
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