Taught course

Advanced Paediatric and Neonatal Practice

Institution
Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Education, Health and Community
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You will need:
  • a minimum 2:2 honours degree
or
  • evidence of potential to study at Masters level
and
  • registration as a health professional (nursing, allied health or medicine) or Physician Associate
  • evidence of organisational support with protected study and placement time
  • evidence of relevant workplace opportunities for clinical placements
  • evidence of relevant supervision and mentoring
Additional information:
  • IELTS 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component)
  • RPL is accepted on this programme

If you have any specific queries, please contact health@ljmu.ac.uk

Months of entry

October

Course content

LJMU's Advanced Paediatric and Neonatal Practice MSc develops Advanced Practitioners to work in the NHS.
  • Develop as an autonomous, reflective advanced practitioner in neonatal, acute paediatric or paediatric ambulatory care
  • Use advanced levels of knowledge to systematically to respond to complex challenges
  • Enjoy a dynamic learning environment enabling you to meet challenges flexibly and creatively to become a proficient practitioner
  • Gain skills to assess, diagnose and manage the variety of minor injuries, illnesses and paediatric emergencies that commonly present in neonatal, acute paediatric or paediatric ambulatory care settings
​Advanced Practitioners are registered healthcare professionals who have taken on additional intensive training and mentorship to enable them to extend their role in the assessment, treatment and care of neonates, infants, children and young people. They may work in accident and emergency departments, walk-in centres, acute hospital settings or specialist units.

The programme is unique in providing an advanced practice programme specifically focused on the needs of those working in this area. It has three specialist pathways to choose from: Neonatal, Acute Paediatric Care and Ambulatory Care.

Information for international students

Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.

Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages.

Fees and funding

Please see the course page for more information.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courses@ljmu.ac.uk
Phone
0151 231 5090