Health Sciences

MSc ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE (PART TIME)

Key details 

MSC ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE (PART TIME)

Start Year
2023
Attendance
Part Time
Award
Degree of Master of Science
Duration (years)
3

Assessment for Year 1

A range of assessment methods are used throughout the programme, which have been carefully considered to enable you to demonstrate effectively both the learning outcomes for each module and your progression in relation to the pillars and principles of advanced practice.   

Formative and summative assessment strategies across the programme include written assignments, unseen examinations, case studies, objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs), group/individual poster/oral presentations, practice assessment documents and portfolios.   

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Assessment for Year 2

A range of assessment methods are used throughout the programme, which have been carefully considered to enable you to demonstrate effectively both the learning outcomes for each module and your progression in relation to the pillars and principles of advanced practice.   

Formative and summative assessment strategies across the programme include written assignments, unseen examinations, case studies, objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs), group/individual poster/oral presentations, practice assessment documents and portfolios.     

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Assessment for Year 3

A range of assessment methods are used throughout the programme, which have been carefully considered to enable you to demonstrate effectively both the learning outcomes for each module and your progression in relation to the pillars and principles of advanced practice.   

Formative and summative assessment strategies across the programme include written assignments, unseen examinations, case studies, objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs), group/individual poster/oral presentations, practice assessment documents and portfolios.     

In year three of the programme, you are expected to complete the 40-credit service improvement project module, in which you plan, conduct and evaluate a practice-based project to enhance usual practice within your service. This module provides an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills developed throughout the programme in clinical practice, leadership, education and research. 

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In Years 1 and 2, Students must take the following core modules: Using Evidence to Lead & Advance Practice (20 credits), Managing Yourself & Leading Others(20 credits) and Advanced Clinical Assessment (20 credits). Students will select 20-40 credits from the following modules:

Assessment for Year 1

A range of assessment methods are used throughout the programme, which have been carefully considered to enable you to demonstrate effectively both the learning outcomes for each module and your progression in relation to the pillars and principles of advanced practice.   

Formative and summative assessment strategies across the programme include written assignments, unseen examinations, case studies, objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs), group/individual poster/oral presentations, practice assessment documents and portfolios.   

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Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring and review of modules. Where this activity leads to significant change to a programme and modules, the University will endeavour to consult with affected students. The University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. Availability of optional modules may be restricted owing to timetabling, lack of demand, or limited places. Where this is the case, you will be asked to make alternative module choices and you will be supported during this process.

In Years 1 and 2, Students must take the following core modules: Using Evidence to Lead & Advance Practice (20 credits), Managing Yourself & Leading Others(20 credits) and Advanced Clinical Assessment (20 credits). Students will select 20-40 credits from the following modules:

Assessment for Year 2

A range of assessment methods are used throughout the programme, which have been carefully considered to enable you to demonstrate effectively both the learning outcomes for each module and your progression in relation to the pillars and principles of advanced practice.   

Formative and summative assessment strategies across the programme include written assignments, unseen examinations, case studies, objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs), group/individual poster/oral presentations, practice assessment documents and portfolios.     

Clearing and Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring and review of modules. Where this activity leads to significant change to a programme and modules, the University will endeavour to consult with affected students. The University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. Availability of optional modules may be restricted owing to timetabling, lack of demand, or limited places. Where this is the case, you will be asked to make alternative module choices and you will be supported during this process.

Assessment for Year 3

A range of assessment methods are used throughout the programme, which have been carefully considered to enable you to demonstrate effectively both the learning outcomes for each module and your progression in relation to the pillars and principles of advanced practice.   

Formative and summative assessment strategies across the programme include written assignments, unseen examinations, case studies, objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs), group/individual poster/oral presentations, practice assessment documents and portfolios.     

In year three of the programme, you are expected to complete the 40-credit service improvement project module, in which you plan, conduct and evaluate a practice-based project to enhance usual practice within your service. This module provides an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills developed throughout the programme in clinical practice, leadership, education and research. 

Clearing and Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring and review of modules. Where this activity leads to significant change to a programme and modules, the University will endeavour to consult with affected students. The University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. Availability of optional modules may be restricted owing to timetabling, lack of demand, or limited places. Where this is the case, you will be asked to make alternative module choices and you will be supported during this process.

Entry Requirements

Degree classification

Bachelors (Hons) degree - 2.2 or equivalent within the last 5 years

Degree subject

Health Care subject

Additional entry requirements

Equivalent evidence of recent study in the last 5 years includes

  • Two or more degree level 6 CPD modules achieving 55% and above
  • One or more Masters level 7 CPD modules achieving 50% and above

Additional Entry Requirements

Current Registered Healthcare professional (including Nurses, Midwives, Paramedics, Pharmacists, Physiotherapists) with a minimum of 2 years post registration practice experience, working at Band 5 and above in a suitable clinical facing role

Physicians Associates and those with a Foundation Degree and working at Band 4 are welcome to contact us to discuss eligibility.  

You must submit a Memorandum of Understanding at the time of application. Your manager will need to confirm that you will be given the time and resources required for the programme.

This course is open to UK, EU and International applicants living and working in the UK.

Students for whom english is a foreign language

We welcome applications from students whose first language is not English or those whose degree was not taught in English. To ensure such students benefit fully from postgraduate study, we require evidence of proficiency in English. We also will require a certain standard to be achieved on the written element of the test. Our usual entry requirements are as follows:

  • IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 6.5 in all component)

  • PTE: 67 (minimum 67 in all components)

All scores must be less than two years old.

Other tests, including Cambridge English exams and the Trinity Integrated Skills in English are also accepted by the university. The full list of accepted tests can be found here: Accepted English Language Tests.

INTO UEA run pre-sessional English courses which can be taken prior to the start of your course. For further information and to see if you qualify please contact intopre-sessional@uea.ac.uk (INTO UEA Norwich).

Intakes

There are two intakes for this course each year in September and January.
Course Reference Number: 6884650

Fees and Funding

Tuition fees for the Academic Year 2023/24 are:

  • UK Students: £9,500 (full time)

  • International Students: £19,800 (full time)

If you choose to study part-time, the fee per annum will be half the annual fee for that year, or a pro-rata fee for the module credit you are taking (only available for Home students).

We estimate living expenses at £1,023 per month.

Further Information on tuition fees can be found here.

 

Scholarships and Bursaries

The University of East Anglia offers a range of Scholarships; please click the link for eligibility, details of how to apply and closing dates.

Course related costs

You can find information regarding additional costs associated on our Fees and finance webpages

 

Course Reference Number: 6884650

How to Apply

Applications for Postgraduate Taught programmes at the University of East Anglia should be made directly to the University.

To apply please use our online application form.

FURTHER INFORMATION

If you would like to discuss your individual circumstances prior to applying please do contact us:

Postgraduate Admissions Office
Tel: +44 (0)1603 591515
Email: admissions@uea.ac.uk

Course Reference Number: 6884650
Key details
Attendance
Part Time
Award
Degree of Master of Science
Duration (years)
3
Schools
Health Sciences
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