Taught course

Health Studies (Practice Teaching)

Institution
University of Huddersfield · Department of Health Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You must: • Be a registered healthcare practitioner with an honours degree or equivalent. • Be an experienced clinician working in a role where you are able to provide 180 hours practice education for a student/students whilst undertaking the course. SQN and SCPHN applicants must: • Hold the appropriate community nursing qualification and have a minimum of 2 years relevant practice experience (NMC 2008 requirement). • Negotiate access to a Practice Teacher with ‘sign off' status in order to provide supervision in relation to their Practice Teacher role and to supervise the final ‘sign-off' of the SCPHN / SPQ student at the end of their final placement. • You may be eligible to gain accreditation for your prior learning towards this course.

Months of entry

September

Course content

We are proud that our course:

• Prepares healthcare practitioners for contemporary clinical teaching roles leading and supervising others involved in supporting learning and assessment in practice.

• Provides the opportunity for healthcare professionals to enhance their practice in relation to supporting the development of students, newly qualified staff and the existing workforce to ensure evidence based practice and a research focus is maintained.

• Is delivered and supported by experienced academic staff in the field.

• Provides you with opportunity to network with professionals from different disciplines and share best practice.

This course is aimed at health professionals wishing to develop mastery of practice teaching in a clinical setting. It provides the opportunity for clinicians to develop the ability to lead in the design, delivery and assessment of programmes of learning in a multi-disciplinary environment. For those registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and a Specialist Practitioner Qualification (SPQ) or Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN) qualification, it is an approved course leading to eligibility for recording a practice teaching qualification on a local register.

Fees and funding

This course may be eligible for funding from Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Assistant (H721)
Email
ssprd@hud.ac.uk
Phone
01484 472561