University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Advanced Practice

This course reflects a number of specific drivers within social and healthcare practice. Working with clinical experts, specialist agencies, research centres and keynote experts ensures the course has a robust and credible practice base in both its delivery and application. This initiative addresses the changing frame of health, social, public and voluntary sector workers - whereby collaboration and shared working is recognised as meeting the needs of the individual worker, patients, public and carers.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.

Course modules

Gateway to advanced practice (15 credits); the advanced practitioner (15 or 30 credits); work-based learning (15 or 30 credits); quality improvement projects in health and social care (30 credits).

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,400 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,400 per Year 1 (International) 18 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 18 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 18 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 18 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (England) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stirling Campus Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland

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