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MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Mental Health Practitioner)

University of Plymouth

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Plymouth University

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

The MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Mental Health Practitioner) is a clinically-focused specialist pathway designed to develop enhanced mental health assessment and intervention skills for nurses and other healthcare professionals to effectively support people who are suffering from mental health problems, in their recovery journey.

Key features

  • A contemporary and dynamic programme responsive to the changing health and social care environment; including telehealth and sustainability
  • Develop clinical skills in contemporary, evidence based mental health assessment, formulation and interventions.
  • Engage in reflective practice to support person centred and recovery orientated ways of working.
  • Experience a number of formative and summative assessed role play interactions to boost confidence and transfer these skills into your practice.
  • Undertake modules which will enable you to achieve a named pathway award in Mental Health to support your career development.
  • Embed independent and supplementary prescribing into your masters degree (subject to profession).
  • 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.
  • 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.

Please note that 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

    71st

  • Campus address

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

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for its world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 83 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    148 85%

    4th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    28th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.34 87%

    5th

    27

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