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MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Paediatrics) / Overview

Year of entry: 2021

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Degree awarded
Master of Science
Duration
PgCert 1 year PgDip 2 years MSc 3 years
Entry requirements

We require a health professional qualification relevant to nursing or current registration with the relevant professional, statutory or equivalent regulatory body.

You must also hold a relevant honours first degree (Lower Second or above, or equivalent) from an approved higher education institution or evidence of previous advanced study, research or professional experience that the University accepts as qualifying you for entry.

Part-time students whose unit(s) have practical components also need written support from their employer to attend and complete any practice requirements.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
15
How to apply

Applicants must apply online .

See the application and selection section for details of the supporting documents we require.

We recommend that you apply as early as possible. We reserve the right to close applications if the course is full.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc N Y N N

Course overview

Advanced clinical practitioners are leaders in their specific field of practice. Working with other members of the multi-disciplinary team they manage episodes of clinical care. Our tailored course units have been developed to help you progress your career in this field.

You will study:

  • advanced paediatric anatomy and physiology;
  • advanced paediatric examination and assessment;
  • reflective teaching and learning;
  • independent prescribing;
  • research design;
  • leadership in professional practice.

Open days

You can find out more about this course and what it's like to study at Manchester by visiting us on a university open day .

Fees

Fees for entry in 2021 have not yet been set. For reference, the fees for the academic year beginning September 2020 were as follows:

  • MSc (part-time)
    UK students (per annum): £1,200 per 15 credits (£2,400 Dissertation)
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £2,700 per 15 credits (£5,400 Dissertation)

Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Contact details

School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/nursing/
School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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