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Advanced Nurse Practitioner/Professional Practice MSc

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Department of Nursing, Inverness

  • Study mode

    Blended learning

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    36 months

Course summary

What is special about this course?

Developed in partnership with expert clinical partners, and taught by subject experts, this course will equip nurses and allied health professionals to lead and deliver advanced healthcare for patients and clients.

This innovative and clinically current programme is relevant to a variety of healthcare settings including remote and rural contexts.

You will develop advanced knowledge and skills in clinical practice, leadership, facilitation of learning and evidence based research and development.

A combination of core and option modules will support consolidation of clinical knowledge and skills reflecting the Advanced Practice Framework.

The programme offers the two routes of: Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) or Advanced Professional Practice (APP) and is available at the Department of Nursing and Midwifery. The programme is studied mainly through supported online learning with some face to face learning days delivered at the department campuses, in Inverness and Stornoway.

Find out more about the Department of Nursing and Midwifery

Special features

  • Exclusive arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for core modules
  • Innovative and clinically current curriculum developed and taught by subject experts
  • Designed in partnership with expert clinical partners
  • Practice-led and research-based curriculum
  • Accessible and flexible learning that combines innovative technologies for e-learning
  • Core and option modules available
  • Opportunity to study individual modules for personal or professional development, or work towards a PgCert, PgDip, or full masters degree.

What can I do on completion of my course?

The programme aims to enable nurses and allied health professionals to work autonomously in clinical practice using advanced clinical skills to lead care delivery within a variety of health and social care settings.

How long will my course last?

Part-time (structured):

PgCert: normally 12 months
PgDip: normally 24 months
MSc: normally 36 months

What can I do on completion of my course?

The programme aims to enable nurses and allied health professionals to work autonomously in clinical practice using advanced clinical skills to lead care delivery within a variety of health and social care settings.

Tuition fees

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£ 8,820per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

  • Campus address

    University of the Highlands and Islands, UHI Executive Office, Ness Walk, Inverness, Highland, IV3 5SQ, Scotland

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