Taught course

Advanced Practice

Institution
Bournemouth University · Faculty of Health and Social Sciences
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

A Bachelor’s Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject. Applicants should be engaging in practice for a minimum of 20 hours per week.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Why study MA Advanced Practice at BU?

  • We’ve designed this course so you can study individual units, allowing you to steadily work towards a postgraduate qualification, flexibly and at your own pace.
  • Choose from a large variety of units to complete this qualification, mixing and matching the units best suited to your development.
  • You can sign up to one unit at a time, and there are various entry and exit points. You have 5 years to achieve all the units for a Master’s degree.
  • This course allows you to show your ability to critically evaluate your practice and make evidence-based judgements.
  • Integrate new and existing skills in a work setting while maintaining and developing high quality health and social care in your current workplace.

Please note: if you are a healthcare professional that wishes to consider an advanced clinical practice role please view the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice course.

Course exit points

There are various entry and exit points.

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice: Complete 60 credits from our continuing professional development framework.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Practice: Complete an additional 60 credits from our continuing professional development framework.
  • MA in Advanced Practice: having competed 120 credits at Master’s level, you will need to complete a further 60 credits in an independent study in service improvement project, focusing on an aspect of your professional practice and/or service.

You have 5 years to achieve all the units for a Master’s degree.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you will need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing, speaking, listening and reading.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    12-60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
enquiries@bournemouth.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1202 961 916