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Advancing Professional Practice (Nursing) MSc, PgCert, PgDip

Keele University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Keele University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This exciting, contemporary and new Faculty-based flexible programme focuses on higher academic study underpinning a higher level of professional practice in healthcare. It is designed to provide the health and social care practitioner a stimulating and rigorous analysis of health care practice. It will have an interdisciplinary and interprofessional focus and aim to prepare practitioners to lead and manage change in a global health care environment.

It will combine conceptual, theoretical and practical work-based learning approaches to the study of health and social care practice and provide the opportunity for the practitioner to develop skills and expertise to an advanced level. The student will be able to map out a series of learning outcomes based on learning opportunities available in the workplace which represents an exploration of work focused and work related issues complemented by taught modules. You will also gain PGCert and PGDip awards in this course.

Broad educational aims of the programme are to:

  • Demonstrate the capacity for critical enquiry, analysis, and application of knowledge in their practice and to support innovations in health and social care
  • Demonstrate effective self-management and leadership skills to effect change in health and social care
  • Engage within a work-based learning programme consolidating and extending theoretical knowledge and practice skills relevant to their own discipline, facilitating academic and professional development to enhance the delivery of quality care
  • Promote and enhance their skills in critical reflection, evaluation, professional decision making and leadership to inform best practice
  • Promote effective collaboration, interdisciplinary and interagency working practices
  • Engage with work-based learning to support the development and implementation of evidence-based practice; establish and lead projects in their practice setting

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University information

Keele University

  • University League Table

    56th

  • Campus address

    Keele University, Keele, ST5 5BG, England

Keele students represent over 120 different nationalities. A welcoming campus, Keele recognises the benefits of such a diverse population of cultures and ideas.
Keele provides individual and group language and academic skills guidance for international students at all levels, through its language centre on campus.
Keele offers a friendly and supportive environment for international students. A range of cultural events are arranged and celebrated throughout the year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 72 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    122 62%

    50th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%

    6th

    3

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