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University of Cumbria: Advanced Clinical Practice
|Institution||University of Cumbria View institution profile|
|Department||Nursing, Health and Professional Practice|
|Telephone||0845 606 1144|
If you’re a nurse or allied health professional wanting to boost your career, our flexible distance learning course will see you enhance your qualifications and further your career opportunities.
Our Royal College of Nursing accredited course will develop your knowledge and skills in: health assessment, diagnostic reasoning, clinical decision-making and leadership – all you need to bolster your CV and climb the career ladder.
Why Choose University of Cumbria We’ve designed our programme to conveniently fit around your job and busy lifestyle, so you can learn at your own pace.
And, if you’re a Non-Medical Prescribing nurse and successfully complete this course, you’ll be automatically entered onto the Royal College of Nursing credentialing database.
The only full distance learning MSc course in the UK
Royal College of Nursing accredited course
We are amongst the UK’s leading health and social care departments
Flexibility to easily blend academic study and work to enhance personal and career development
Range of modules to choose from to suit your interests and employment needs
Tutors carry out national and international research, are members of national advisory bodies and publish papers in their areas of expertise - which will enhance your learning
Interactive online classrooms give you the opportunity to debate and discuss real life scenarios and experiences with fellow students
Flexibility to choose from workshops in Lancaster, Carlisle or London, with evening workshops in London to fit around your job
Eligible to go onto the Royal College of Nursing credentialing database
Renowned provision of advance practice and nursing practice since 1995
Taught by tutors, who are experienced, advanced practitioners
Excellent pastoral and tutorial support throughout your studies
Our course will enable you to practice at an advanced level, improve the care of patients, your leadership skills and your professional development.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
1st or 2nd Class Honours degree. Students with other qualifications may be admitted to the course via APL procedures. Applicants must be on the Nursing Register/Health Professionals Council Register or its equivalent, and have regular access to an advanced practice environment. Graduate Nurse Practitioner applicants must have completed their programme of study at a Royal College of Nursing approved site. Nurse Practitioner (RCN approved courses only) graduates will be exempt from the Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCE). This will be dealt with via the University Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) procedures. Applicants will have five years (pro rata) experience in their clinical field and a clinical practice facilitator to support their clinical learning and undertake their practice assessments. Applicants who do not hold a 2.2 Honours degree will be considered as a non-standard entrant. Standard University practice will be followed with respect to applicants without traditional entry requirements. Non-standard entrants are required to demonstrate ability to benefit from and successfully complete the course. All non-standard entrants are interviewed. Applicants will need to provide evidence of successful study at level 6 (or equivalent) within the last five years. Students for whom English is a second language may be required to provide evidence of passing an International Language Testing System (IELTS) with a score of 7.0 with a mean score of 6.5 in all elements. The application must be supported by two references, one of which must make reference to the applicant’s professional competence. One referee must be the applicant’s current employer. It is expected that students will have in place a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS check). If an additional DBS check is required, it is the responsibility of the student or employer, to arrange for and fund this.
|EU||7650 GBP for Whole course|
|England||7650 GBP for Whole course|
|Northern Ireland||7650 GBP for Whole course|
|Scotland||7650 GBP for Whole course|
|Wales||7650 GBP for Whole course|
|International||10500 GBP for Whole course|
University of Cumbria
The Postgraduate Experience
Based in some of the North West’s most beautiful and historic locations, The University of Cumbria is a vibrant and inspiring place. Combining experience, quality-teaching and dedicated student support, we’ve helped over 45,000 students to make their impact on the world.
Courses and Qualifications
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- Business, Industry and Leadership
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- Masters (MA, MSc or MBA)
- Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip)
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