University of Worcester

University of Worcester

Advancing Practice

This multidisciplinary course develops a critical appreciation of health and social care within a contemporary, social, political, economic and cultural context; the course develops critical thinking and evaluative skills; the flexible postgraduate modular scheme means students can study at their own pace, and there are opportunities to design a personally focused course to meet individual needs and interests; the course enables students to get involved in debate and share ideas with other students from a range of different backgrounds and perspectives within the health, social care and welfare sector. There are 3 pathways available: advancing practice (general); advancing practice (healthcare leadership and management); advancing practice (advanced clinical practice).

Entry requirements

An Honours degree preferably in a subject associated with health, social care or social welfare; the programme is open to professionals and non-professionals as well as those in practice and not in practice.

Course modules

Modules for all pathways include: challenging and enhancing service delivery; research methods in healthcare; dissertation. Optional/additional modules depend on pathway/award chosen.

Assessment methods

Methods are mostly of a written nature, including essays, reports and personal independent project(s). There are some written exams, presentations, seminars and practical exams and online assessments. Some modules have enquiry based assessments.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
St John's Campus Worcester WR2 6AJ West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01905 855111