Taught course

Enhanced Professional Practice (EPP)

Swansea University · Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

Entry requirements

To apply for this course you will need:

  • to be employed within the health and social care sector
  • an appropriate degree or its equivalent from an approved institution (preferably 2:2 or above) evidence of recent academic study and/ or Continuous Professional Development
  • a minimum of two years’ experience and possession of a relevant professional portfolio

Months of entry


Course content

If you are a health and social care practitioner undertaking work-based learning, our Master’s degree in Enhanced Professional Practice is an excellent way for you to gain formal academic credit for your professional development.

The course is a highly flexible and modular programme led by your needs as a student and as a busy professional. You will cover key policy and practice related topics and refine critical research and analytical skills in relation to health and social care.

All modules, with the exception of the 60 credit dissertation module, are optional to give you the flexibility to choose what you learn.

Most students undertaking this course will be in full time employment in an area where there is commitment to work based learning as this programme allows postgraduate studies to be undertaken whilst working.

Apart from a core induction period at the start of the course to introduce you to the principles of work-based learning, learning and teaching is through a blended learning approach which enables you to undertake flexible study whilst working.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Swansea University Postgraduate
+44 (0) 1792 295358