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PgCert/ PgDip/ MSc Advancing Practice in Health (Advancing Practice in Health Framework)

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    JAN, SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Our PgCert/ PgDip/ MSc Advancing Practice in Health will be of interest to a variety of healthcare professionals who wish to study at postgraduate level in a particular area of practice. The course is part of our Advancing Practice in Health Framework which is responsive to individual needs and today’s culture of work and learning.

Depending on your needs, you may choose to study single modules from the Framework or work towards a PgCert, PgDip or MSc in Advancing Practice in Health.

Why QMU?

We offer a collaborative multi-professional online learning environment. Learning and assessment are underpinned by current research and the evolving landscape of health and wellbeing.

Course overview

The pathway is based on a model of collaborative multi-professional learning aligned to expectations of the four pillars of advanced practice (Clinical Practice, Leadership, Education and Research).

There are learning opportunities in areas such as fundamentals of advanced practice, critical analysis, evaluation and research methodologies, as well as a number of more specific modules. The Framework also offers opportunities to draw on expertise across the University on subjects such as leadership, social science and education.

Exit awards

MSc (180 credits)/ PgDip (120 credits)/ PgCert (60 credits)

Teaching, learning and assessment

The Framework offers flexibility in module choice and modes of study (part-time, full-time, workplace) that are responsive to individual needs and today’s culture of work and learning. All modules are delivered online and can be studied from a distance. Additional support is available for those new to or returning to master’s level study.

Careers

All modules will provide learners with enhanced career progression opportunities in leadership roles or within their specialist field of practice.

Tuition fees

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£ 6,600per year

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

University information

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    75th

  • Campus address

    Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, Queen Margaret University Drive, Musselburgh, Edinburgh, EH21 6UU, Scotland

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