Taught course

Advanced Nursing Practice

Institution
Oxford Brookes University · Department of Applied Health and Professional Development
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

You must:

  • have a first degree, or prior learning at the equivalent, appropriate level
  • have a minimum of three years' post-registration experience in clinical practice
  • be employed in a suitable clinical role in the UK for the achievement of clinical learning outcomes
  • have evidence of current professional registration with the NMC (Nursing Midwifery Council) or HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council) in the UK
  • have access to an appropriate clinical supervisor within your area of practice
  • have explicit written support from your line manager.

Note: The university offers a pre-master's programme which has been designed to fully prepare you for your future master's course if:

  • your undergraduate qualifications do not meet the level required for postgraduate study
  • you wish to take a master's in a subject that is different from your undergraduate degree
  • you need to improve your study skills and use of academic English

If your first language is not English, you must demonstrate that your level of English is appropriate for study at postgraduate level with an IELTS overall score of 7.0 or equivalent. This is necessary to satisfy the requirements of the prescribing element in the course.

Months of entry

September

Course content

We will prepare, support and develop you in your clinical role as a nurse with our MSc/PGDip/PGCert Advanced Nursing Practice.

Due to continuing developments in healthcare, some professionals must take greater responsibility for, and accountability in, developing service provision. Our course develops you in areas of responsibility such as:

  • practice
  • leadership
  • education
  • research.

As a nursing professional you will challenge your beliefs and understanding about healthcare. You’ll extend your knowledge and practice skills and engage in continuing professional and postgraduate academic development.

Our teaching staff are experienced in their specialist practice areas. They maintain excellent practice links locally or across the region.

You'll have access to state-of-the-art clinical skills simulation suites and resources. And we support multi and interprofessional learning and teaching.

With our excellent track record of employability and high levels of student satisfaction, our course will help you to invest in your employment prospects.

Information for international students

This course is not available to students classed as International for fees purposes.

Fees and funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36-60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    24-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    12-24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
query@brookes.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1865 484848