University of the West of Scotland

University of the West of Scotland

Maternal and Child Health in Advanced Neonatal Practice

The programme builds on students existing critical enquiry and independent learning skills to foster a challenging learning environment through the use of methodologies such as problem-based learning, which is then contextualised to the students' own clinical environment; graduates of this programme are expected to have a widespread positive influence by developing the quality of client care through enhanced evidence-based practice and have the capacity to become leaders within their sphere of practice.

Entry requirements

All applicants must either be registered nurses on parts 1, 2 or 3 of the NMC professional register; equivalent regulating body in other countries or registered allied health professionals; all applicants should normally possess a degree or equivalent; have a minimum of 2 years' experience in a neonatal/paediatric specialty.

Course modules

Modules include: Physiology and pathophysiology in neonates and paediatrics; advanced neonatal and paediatric decision making; advanced work-based learning (1 and 2); research methods; advanced non-medical prescribing; child protection in context; ambulatory care of infants and children.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 555 per Module (Scotland) 36 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 555 per Module (Wales) 36 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 555 per Module (England) 36 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 555 per Module (Northern Ireland) 36 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 555 per Module (Scotland) 36 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 555 per Module (Wales) 36 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 555 per Module (England) 36 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 555 per Module (Northern Ireland) 36 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Paisley Campus Paisley PA1 2BE Scotland
Hamilton Campus Hamilton ML3 0JB Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0141 849 4272