University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Professional Practice

The MSc Professional Practice degree offers a sound educational experience for UK and international health and social care practitioners. Its flexible structure and module choice enables you to create a programme that supports your professional practice and can be individually tailored. Suitable for experienced and inexperienced practitioners, the MSc Professional Practice is underpinned by the latest research, and aims to transform your practice, and improve the quality of care. It focuses on the professional development necessary for higher level practice and leadership roles. On successful completion, you will have gained an internationally recognised qualification that is designed to prepare nurses to take up posts within nursing services globally. There are exit points - Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits), Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits) and Masters (180 credits) level.

Entry requirements

•Applicants must normally have an Honours degree and be a professionally qualified health or social care professional.
•For international students, IELTs 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Core Module
•Research methods (40 credits)

Optional Sample Modules
•Dissertation
•Professional Practice Project
•Leading Change
•Leading Effective Teams in Health and Social Care
•Legal and Ethical Issues Relating to Vulnerable Persons
•Advanced Life Sciences for Clinical Practice
•End-of-Life Care
•Nature and Scope of Palliative Care
•Contemporary Nursing Practice in a Global Arena
•Contemporary Nursing Practice in the UK for International Nurses

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include written assignments mainly based on issues from practice, scenario based role plays and critical literature reviews.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time February 2017 - 1 years
MSc Part-time February 2017 - 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glyntaff Campus Pontypridd CF37 4BD Wales

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