University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Professional Practice (Learning Disability)

The MSc Professional Practice (Learning Disability) is open to all professionals working with people who have a learning disability. Professionals working with this client group need to keep up-to-date with the latest developments in order to meet the clients' changing needs. The aim of this postgraduate course in Learning Disability nursing is to transform your practice and thus improve the quality of care for service users. Module content and delivery is underpinned by the latest research evidence, which ensures that this award meets the challenges of the demanding and dynamic environments that health and social care practitioners work in today.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have an Honours degree and be a professionally qualified health or social care professional; for international students, IELTs 7.0 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Autistic spectrum disorder (20 credits); contemporary issues in learning disability (20 credits); advocacy (20 credits).

Assessment methods

Assessments will take the form of written assignments (one linked to publication).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
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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