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MSc Advanced Practice (Neonates)

University of Salford

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Salford

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This practical course uses a work-based learning approach to develop the higher-level skills that will lead to advanced practitioner status.

If you are an experienced neonatal intensive care nurse, this challenging and rewarding programme will enable you to become a qualified advanced neonatal nurse practitioner.

You will:

  • Be supported in clinical practice by experienced neonatal nurse practitioners, consultant neonatologists, or specialist pediatric registrars
  • Be taught by experts in the field including teritiary neonatologists, advanced neonatal nurse practitioners, midwifery lecturers, pharmacists and radiographers
  • Develop advanced clinical skills in our brand new simulation suites with our award-winning human simulators
  • Have access to a clinical placement opportunity

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

You will be expected to undertake a series of assessments including a clinical portfolio, written assignments, OSCE, and supervised clinical practice by specialist registrars, advanced neonatal nurse practitioners and consultant neonatologists.

WHAT YOUNEED TO KNOW

APPLICANT PROFILE

This course is suitable for those working in a tertiary neonatal care unit with a minimum of five years clinical experience.

A written agreement and clinical support from a nominated consultant neonatologist and nurse line manager will be required in order for you to be accepted onto this programme.

You will apply by using the university’s general online application form. You will have a joint interview with your line manager, a consultant neonatologist and university lecturer. Funding arrangements will be agreed between your Local Trust and the University.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 14,670per year

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

University information

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University of Salford

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

The University of Salford is a global institution, with over 3,000 international students from 150 countries studying at its historic campus near Manchester.
Salford is part of Greater Manchester: a friendly, diverse, affordable city region in the UK with many placement, internship and part-time work opportunities.
The University of Salford has awarded many scholarships over the last five years to support high-achieving international students from around the world.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 72 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    136 69%

    24th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98 98%

    44th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    58th

    32

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