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MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Clinical Practitioner)

University of Plymouth

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Plymouth University

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Clinically and academically focussed, this pathway is designed to prepare and support Nurses, Midwives, Paramedics, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Operating Department Practitioners and any HCPC/NMC registered practitioner, to develop their knowledge and skills to be able to perform and deliver high quality Advanced Level practice in all clinical settings.

Key features

  • Gain the knowledge and skills to work in any sector of the health service (e.g. pre-hospital, primary care and secondary care settings).
  • Develop your skills and knowledge in relation to assessment, clinical reasoning and formulation of appropriate differential diagnosis, diagnostic decision making and initiation or delivery of appropriate, timely care evidence-based care.
  • Embed independent and supplementary prescribing into your masters degree (subject to profession).
  • Undertake assessments linked to your own practice to ensure that your learning needs are met within your specific practice area.
  • Opportunities to study in an inter-professional setting with inter-professional core and optional modules delivered by an academic team with extensive experience as well as a close relationship with clinicians contributing to teaching.
  • Research informed teaching is embedded throughout the curriculum and you will be given the chance to design and undertake your own research to enhance and develop patient care and/or service provision.
  • Be equipped to take on lead roles in management, clinical practice and/or education
  • Part time programme offering flexible delivery and exit points to support a learner centred approach
  • when you enrol on this programme, you always enrol to study the master degree but we offer three exit awards: PgCert, PgDip and MSc.

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University information

University of Plymouth

  • University League Table

    69th

  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 35 1

    28th out of 77 2

    3rd out of 29

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    165 68%

    29th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

    20
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    24th

    19
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    146 70%

    8th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    97.0 97%

    38th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    42nd

    12
  • Entry standards

    / Max 166
    166 100%

    1st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    9th

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