Taught course

Nursing: Advancing Professional Practice

Glasgow Caledonian University · School of Health and Life Sciences

Entry requirements

UK honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent). Must be a registered nurse.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Advancing nursing knowledge, skills and attributes are essential to underpin professional practice. The MSc Nursing: Advancing Professional Practice provides registered nurses with an educational platform for career development by undertaking focused study on advancing their decision making, leadership and clinical knowledge, skills and attributes within specific areas of practice.

This course recognises the ever-changing complexity of care and offers a range of flexible and elective study options, which are educationally responsive to changing direction of global and UK policy. Exit awards include a flexible programme - MSc Nursing: Advancing Professional Practice, and pathways for MSc/PgD Nursing: Advancing Professional Practice (Advanced Nurse Practitioner) and MSc Nursing: Advancing Professional Practice (District Nursing).

Contributing staff on the MSc Nursing: Advancing Professional Practice course are active in leading research and policy development in collaboration with groups such as; Association of Advanced Practice Educators (AAPEUK), International Council of Nurses ANP group, Health Literacy UK, International Union of Health Promotion and Education, Queens Nursing Institute, NHS Education for Scotland, British Heart Foundation.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)141 331 8630