Advanced Practice (Community Health Studies) (MSc, PG Dip)

Cardiff University

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The award
MSc, PG Dip

How long you will study
1 - 4 year

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How you will study
full-time, part-time

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About Advanced Practice (Community Health Studies) at Cardiff University

The MSc Advanced Practice (Community Health Studies) course aims to offer a flexible and innovative educational opportunity to professionals working within community health and social care settings in order to develop and enhance practice.

This is a full-time (18 month) specialist pathway of the MSc in Advanced Practice, providing students with a flexible route to pursue their specialist area.

Course fee funding is available from the Welsh Government’s Workforce, Education and Development Services (WEDS), for nurses currently working in the community in Wales, or those whose future roles will be in the community, for the core Fundamentals module and for additional modules in consultation with your manager and the pathway lead.

Advanced clinical practice is an evolving process in which new skills are continuously being developed and refined in response to the needs of clients and the development of services in community settings. This course has been designed to meet the needs of practitioners working in these settings by providing a range of modules to enable you to explore and develop your own practice.

Distinctive features

  • The opportunity to explore and analyse the changing needs of professional and clinical practice and develop the skills to deliver specialist areas of care.
  • The opportunity to undertake an innovative course that offers a range of shared learning opportunities.
  • The opportunity to undertake a course in which there is an emphasis on independent learning in a research-led environment, enabling students to access the latest evidence base on professional practice.
  • The opportunity to undertake an innovative and creative course delivered by experienced educational and clinical staff who have developed a considerable local, national and international reputation.
  • The opportunity to learn in a School which is an accredited Joanna Briggs Centre.

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