University of Greenwich

Course Introduction

The aim of this programme is to advance practice and develop leadership skills in practitioners and managers. Whether you have a responsibility for the health and social care of children, patients and service users, or their carers and families. Our degree will develop your practice based expertise, compassion and resilience. Our programme will provide you with opportunities for networking and developing an advanced practice community. Here you will learn to inspire yourself and others to become ingenious in critical situations. You can choose from one of the following pathways: Healthcare practice; critical and emergency care practice; mental health; sexual health; safeguarding children and young people; leadership and management; social work.

Course Modules

Module include: Organisational leadership and management; personal leadership and management; child protection law; long term conditions: management; enhanced clinical assessment skills; care of the critically ill woman in childbearing; examination of the newborn ;physical assessment and examination of children and young people hyper acute stroke care and management; sexual infections: science, society and skills; diabetes ' care and management; recovery and cultivating compassion in mental health; dementia: person centred studies; respiratory care course; advanced assessing and formulation in mental health; pain management; developing autonomous practice in urgent care (minor injuries and illness); mentor preparation with sign'off [blended course]; mentor preparation; mentor preparation with sign'off; mentor preparation (blended course); practice teacher; contemporary issues in sexual health; perinatal mental health; advanced practice in HIV: prevention, treatment and care; safeguarding children and young people: concepts for practice.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Part Time
MSc £8,250 Home Fees

Qualifications required:

  • A good honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university or an equivalent qualification. Current registration with the NMC or HCPC or other relevant PSRB; or evidence of substantial experience of working in the health and social care sector currently fulfilling a senior role. Current employment and to be working in the relevant (to the pathway) field of practice, with at least one year's experience in this field. Applicants who do not have English as their first language must have an IELTS score of 7.0 or above or an equivalent rating in another recognised language testing system.