Clinical Practice MSc

Course Introduction

Overview

This clinically-focused course is designed to support healthcare practitioners who have recently qualified and need to develop the knowledge and skills to work effectively in their chosen specialism. It can also support established practitioners who would like to extend their skill set within a new specialism.

It allows you to gain a postgraduate award as recognition of your continued learning and development. You can choose to qualify with these awards:

* PG Cert - part-time for one year (up to two years maximum)

* PG Dip - part-time for two years (up to three years maximum)

* MSc - part-time for three years (up to four years maximum).

You can choose between a generic award in clinical practice or a specialised award in a particular area. Your course leader will help you to decide which route is most suitable for your clinical needs.

Throughout your course, you will benefit from our links with Healthcare providers. These links help us to offer a wide range of excellent facilities that support teaching and learning activity.

This course is based in London but we also offer MSc Cinical Practice based in Reading.

Course detail

This flexible Masters course in clinical practice is based at our West London campus but we also offer MSc Clinical Practice based in Reading.

Teaching staff

You will learn from highly skilled staff, many of whom are conducting research in their specialist areas, ensuring that your studies are both challenging and rewarding. Your learning will take place in a wide range of settings and you will work with a variety of people, including patients, clients and expert clinicians and lecturers.

Generic or specialist award?

The course allows you to choose from a range of optional modules to suit your clinical needs.

You can choose to qualify with a generic award in clinical practice or to focus your learning on one of the specialisms below:

* Independent and Supplementary Prescribing

* Acute Care

* Intensive Care

* Critical Care

* Care of the Older Person

* Out of Hospital Care

* Midwifery

* Mental Health

* Psychosocial Interventions

* Urgent Care

* Opthalmic Care

* Addiction Studies

Study & career progression

On graduation, the clinical and research skills you will have developed, as well as your ability to self-manage and solve problems, could help you to gain promotion in your chosen field.

You could also choose to further your research interests with a PhD or Professional Doctorate.

Start Date

Duration: 1-4 years..

Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Part Time
MSc Home Fees
4 years
Part Time
MSc Overseas Fees
4 years
Part Time
MSc European Fees

Qualifications Required

  • Domestic entry requirements: You should: be registered with a UK professional body (Care Professions Council or Nursing and Midwifery Council); hold a degree (eg BA, BSc, BNursing); be based in the UK. For the ?Independent and Supplementary Prescribing? module, you must have access to a designated medical practitioner within your organisation, who will contribute to the Structured Clinical Examination in Practice summative assessment.
  • International entry requirements: You should: be registered with a UK professional body (Care Professions Council or Nursing and Midwifery Council); hold a degree (eg BA, BSc, BNursing); be based in the UK. For the ?Independent and Supplementary Prescribing? module, you must have access to a designated medical practitioner within your organisation, who will contribute to the Structured Clinical Examination in Practice summative assessment. If you are from the European Economic Area (EEA) and you do not have the equivalent of GCSE English Language at grade 4 or above, you will need either: An overall IELTS (International English Language Testing System) of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 for Writing, Speaking, Reading and Listening, OR OET (Occupational English Test) B grade in Writing, Speaking, Reading and Listening (we can only accept results of tests taken from Feb 2016 onwards), OR TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Internet Based Test with a minimum score of 100/120.
  • IELTS score: 7
  • TOEFL score: 100