Advancing Practice (previously Advanced,Social and Health Care Studies)

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 8.14 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 8.14 k / Year(s)  
StudyQA ranking:6349 Duration:12 months

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The course is modular and as such can be studied either full or part-time. It will appeal if you are providing or interested in care and health in the statutory, voluntary or private sectors.
Health and social care practitioners from all professions will find this a programme which will help them to enhance their practice and advance into new roles.
The Advanced Clinical Practice award, which includes Advanced Adult Health Assessment and Non-medical Prescribing, will be particularly of interest to nurses and other health professionals advancing their practice into new areas. The Non-medical prescribing module is validated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council and the Health Professions Council.
The Teacher in Health and Social Care award will be of interest to any health professional interested in advancing into education and it is a recordable NMC qualification, if you are a nurse, midwife or health visitor.
Within the MSc there are specialist post graduate certificates and diplomas

* The programme is open to professionals and non-professionals as well as those in practice and not in practice. * Applicants should hold an honours degree preferably in a subject associated with health, social care or social welfare. * If you dont have a degree we are always open to discuss equivalents. Ask us for our admission policy. * Some modules and awards may require specific entry criteria. This is especially so if they are associated with awards from a regulatory body such as the Nursing and Midwifery Council or Health Professions Council. Details are on the module flyers. * Students may be asked to an informal interview, depending on their application information. * All students are asked to supply an academic reference. Preferably from an academic who has taught you in the last few years. If this is not possible, a professional reference is required.International StudentsThe programme is open to International Students who are interested in learning about health care delivery in a Western Context. However the programme emphasises the application of knowledge to individual practice and students will be assisted in applying new knowledge to their own cultural context. The programme uses enquiry based and experiential learning and depends on students taking part in discussions, group and independent learning. All International student for whom English is not their first language are required to achieve IELTS 6.5 or equivalency (University of Worcester admission criteria) Students may be required to undertake Language preparation prior to course commencement.Not all modules or all awards will run every year. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 CAE score: (read more) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever. 60 (Grade C) TOEFL paper-based test score : 570 TOEFL iBT® test: 88 IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.

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