MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Paediatrics) / Overview
Year of entry: 2019
- Degree awarded
- Master of Science
- 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.
- Number of places/applicants
- How to apply
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.Overseas (non-UK) applicants
To achieve the aims and individual clinical unit outcomes for this MSc, you will need to be able to reflect on your current/recent practice and demonstrate how your role can develop, enhance or propose change to patient care and service delivery.
When completing your application, please include the following in the 'Further Information' section of the application form:
- the focus of your current/recent clinical practice and an overview of your role;
- your areas of clinical interest and the units you are interested in studying.
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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.
You will also complete a dissertation in an area associated to your career aims and job role.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £1,200 per 15 credits (£2,400 Dissertation)
International students (per annum): £2,700 per 15 credits (£5,400 Dissertation)
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).
The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health offers an alumni bursary of a 10% reduction towards tuition fees for successful applicants who are recent University of Manchester graduates and who are commencing one of our postgraduate taught master's programmes in 2019.
The bursary is available to students or alumni who:
- have graduated since 2013;
- hold a first class or 2:1 honours degree;
- have home or overseas fee status;
- are applying for full- or part-time study;
- are self-funded and not in receipt of any other funding support.
The bursary will be applied as a fee reduction automatically for those students and alumni who meet the alumni bursary criteria so there is no application process.
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