About the course
If you're an Advanced Nurse or a member of a related profession wishing to study colonoscopy and endoscopy practice to progress your career as an independent practitioner, this is the course for you.
Colonoscopy is becoming a growth area for nurses who wish to expand their scope of practice. As a practitioner, you have the opportunity to work in a wide variety of settings to develop advanced skills.
You will learn skills and knowledge, empowering you to perform advanced therapeutic procedures and plan, perform and develop care which addresses patient health care needs within gastroenterology.
We offer this programme full-time for overseas students, and part-time for UK students. Full-time start dates are available in January, June and September. The part-time programme starts in September.
What you'll study
You will undertake a variety of modules. These include a research module and specialist module which are offered as an online programme via eBridge. The final 60 credits for the MSc are gained by completing a dissertation around the subject of colonoscopy.
The majority of learning can be done online meaning that you can fit your studies around work and life commitments. You need only attend University for the set workshops which are available to support each module. The modules themselves are delivered using weekly tasks addressing the advanced issues around the subject of practice.
The Practice of Colonoscopy
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.
Theoretical Principles of Colonoscopy
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.
Advanced Decision Making in Practice
Driving Specialist Developments through Contract Learning
Explore a work-related topic of your own choosing with the guidance of an academic supervisor.
Our teaching staff