Taught course

Advanced Practice in Health Care

Institution
Swansea University · College of Human and Health Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDip

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Entry requirements

Prior to applying for this course you need to discuss whether your employers are willing to support your application. Acceptance on to the course is made collaboratively between the University and your employer and all applicants will be interviewed in conjunction with their respective health board.

To apply for this course you need to be qualified for a minimum of three years and have a 2.2 degree or its equivalent in a relevant subject.

You may be able to enrol without an initial degree and /or may be required to undertake pre-requisite studies at level 6.

This prerequisite study ensures that you have adequate academic skills for Master’s level study and could be used towards getting a first level degree.

Months of entry

March, October

Course content

Our Master’s degree in Advanced Practice in Health Care is designed for experienced healthcare practitioners who want to consolidate their skills and develop to an advanced level.

You will develop enhanced assessment, diagnostic and disease management skills and have the opportunity to carry out studies for non-medical prescribing.

Throughout your studies, you will refine critical research and analytical skills in relation to clinical practice and develop professional reflective practice techniques.

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Swansea University Postgraduate
Email
study@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 295358