About Fees Study Entry Prospects How to apply Faculty of Health Sciences MSc in Advanced Practice Postgraduate - Taught MSc Open for admission in 2019/20 Open for admission in 2020/21 Start in September Part time MSc 3 years How to apply About the course Designed to meet demand for advanced practice studies within health and social care, this programme provides the next step in career progression and academic development. This inter-professional programme allows you to focus on specialist pathways, whilst maintaining a focus on the core principles of advanced practice including: leadership, professionalism, inter-professional communication, and service development and evaluation. The MSc in Advanced Practice is a part-time programme with start dates available in January, June and September. What you'll study The single framework structure enables greater continuity and equity in pursuit of the masters level award, and ensures that all students acquire the necessary knowledge and skills at the forefront of their discipline related to research, literature review methods, and the support of specialist developments. Please note, the Clinical Assessment and Examination Theory module must be undertaken before the Clinical Assessment and Examination Practical module. Year 1 Clinical Assessment and Examination Theory Advanced Decision Making in Practice Clinical Assessment and Examination Practical Year 2 Optional discipline-specific module Research and Literature Review Methods Practitioners in all health professional disciplines need to understand the principles of research, to know how knowledge is created and can be evaluated, and to apply the findings of research in the practice setting. You'll identify and critically evaluate research that informs important aspects of your practice. Advanced Practice Informed Learning Year 3 Dissertation You will make an original contribution to research by designing, carrying out and writing up your own project on a topic you choose, supported by your dissertation supervisor. Our teaching staff Caroline Drewe Dr Clare Whitfield Dr Janet Kelly Lesley Gratrix Nicola Credland Come to an open day Grab a prospectus Where you'll study The location below may not be the exact location of all modules on your timetable. The buildings you'll be taught in can vary each year and depend on the modules you study. Hull Campus Click to view directions on Google Maps Get in touch Course Tutor Nicki Credland Admissions +44 (0)1482 466850 International Enquiries Related courses MSc in Gastroenterology Care MSc in Colonoscopy PGCert Educator in Practice PGCert Practice Teacher MSc in Health Studies MSc in Healthcare Improvement Leadership MSc in Leadership in Health and Social Care Postgraduate Diploma in Midwifery (Short Programme) Health, Nursing and Midwifery research degrees Fees and funding Home/EU (part-time): £810 (20 credits), £2,425 (60 credits), £3,640 (90 credits) Part-time fees are charged pro-rata to the full-time fee, according to the number of credits being studied. This programme is only funded for applicants who are on ACP training contracts. Applicants not on an ACP training contract will be self-financing or sponsored.A new system of postgraduate loans for Masters degrees in the UK are now available. They provide up to £10,609 for full-time and part-time taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas. For more information, visit our Postgraduate Loans page. The fees shown for Home/EU are for 2018/19 entry. The fees for 2019/20 have not yet been confirmed, and may increase. Graduate Studentship The University of Hull is pleased to offer graduates progressing from undergraduate to postgraduate taught study a £1,000 studentship towards the cost of their tuition fees. Find out if you’re eligible by visiting the University of Hull Graduate Studentship page. International Scholarships and Bursaries For a list of all scholarships and bursaries for international students, please visit the International Scholarships and Bursaries page. We also offer an International Studentship Scheme Discount of up to £3,500. UK and EU Scholarships and Bursaries The University offers a range of scholarships to help you with your studies. For more information, please visit the UK and EU Scholarships and Bursaries page. "The teaching staff have helped me bring together my skills and experiences and apply them to my studies and practice. Studying at Hull gave me the chance to shine.” Timothy Buescher, PhD Health Studies Benefit from the amazing facilities of our new £28-million Health Campus with its mock operating theatre, hospital ward and intensive care unit. Find out more Developed with our NHS partners, our programmes are constantly updated to reflect the very latest in health care thinking. Our postgraduate taught options prepare professionals to deliver safe and compassionate care underpinned by the latest research and evidence. Expert staff work with NHS clinicians to deliver programmes from 'bite-size' taster sessions to PhDs in some of the UK’s finest facilities. Entry requirements A minimum of a 2:2 Honours degree or equivalent in nursing, midwifery or another relevant discipline, plus appropriate experience in a professional environment. International students If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level. This course requires academic IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here. If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses. Visit your country page to find out more about our entry requirements. Future prospects The programme provides a vehicle for continuous professional development for a range of qualified nurses and midwives from within the Yorkshire and Humber region. Commissioned by Health Education Yorkshire and Humber (HEYH), students are employed by a service provider for the duration of the programme. Some hold permanent posts, whilst others are on training contracts.