You should be a qualified and registered healthcare professional and be currently employed or (self-employed) in your professional capacity. Applicants will either be progressing from the PgC in diabetology or musculoskeletal disorders (or have completed the equivalent elsewhere). If you choose to apply for the MSc direct you will normally be expected to have a first degree; applicants without a first degree will be considered if they can satisfactorily demonstrate through their application an aptitude and ability to study at postgraduate level. E.g. Level 6/7 study achieved at or above a minimum pass grade. If English is not the applicant’s first language they will need to have a TOEFL score of 550 or above or an IELTS score of 7.0 (in each category) or above. Prior to the course commencing you will be expected to attend a Course Induction Day where you will receive a bespoke preparation to the course including preparation for academic writing and study skills.
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The MSc Advanced Practice for Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) aims to develop your intellectual curiosity and challenge you as a clinician to be a flexible, adaptable practitioner, enabling you to engage in new ways of working in relation to healthcare priorities, to lead and develop practice, and contribute to knowledge in your field.
The course has been designed to develop Master’s level thinking and bring advanced methods of inquiry to the work role. Each component of the course reflects the employer consultation, practitioner involvement and an exploration of contemporary research and best practice evidence. The conceptual framework and learning outcomes of the course are underpinned by the current Department of Health competencies for Advanced Practice for allied health professionals, relevant professional guidance and standards of proficiency.
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