Taught course

Advanced Professional Practice

Institution
Queen's University Belfast · School of Nursing and Midwifery
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a professional qualification in Nursing, Midwifery or allied health and social care services. They shall normally hold a relevant 2.2 Honours degree or above, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Applicants with a 3rd class Honours degree (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) will be considered on a case by case basis, if they can demonstrate appropriate experience with in-service training, acceptable to the School. Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements should contact the Programme Co-ordinator for advice.

INTERNATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

For information on international qualification equivalents please select Your Country from the list on our International Students website.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This MSc offers a taught programme of study that sets out to nurture emerging and innovative professional practitioners. It is delivered through five specialist pathways which correspond with the key areas of expertise within the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

The specialist pathways are:

  • MSc (Acute and Critical Care)
  • MSc (Cancer Nursing: Supportive and Palliative Care)
  • MSc (Leadership and Management)
  • MSc (Maternal and Child Health)
  • MSc (Mental Health and the Older Adult)

The programme is offered on a full-time basis and combines face-to-face teaching with online delivery. Those taking the programme on a full-time basis may be eligible to do so incorporating a Clinical Practicum by the agreement with the Programme Co-ordinator.

Information for international students

International students (for whom English is not their first language), must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their studies. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes. Evidence of an IELTS* score of 6.5, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required (*taken within the last 2 years).

For more information on English Language requirements for EEA and non-EEA nationals see:

go.qub.ac.uk/EnglishLanguageReqs If you need to improve your English language skills before you enter this programme, our partner INTO Queen's University Belfast offers a range of English language courses. These intensive and flexible courses are designed to improve your English ability to entry to this programme.

Fees and funding

For tuition fee information see www.qub.ac.uk/Study/PostgraduateStudy/TuitionFees/

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
24 months
part time
60 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Kevin Gormley
Email
kj.gormley@qub.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)28 9097 5863