12 months
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18200 GBP/year
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About

This Advanced Professional Practice programme at Queen's University Belfast offers a taught programme of study that sets out to nurture emerging and innovative professional practitioners. It is delivered through nine specialist pathways which correspond with the key areas of expertise within the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The specialist pathways are:

  • MSc (Acute and Critical Care)
  • MSc (Cancer Nursing: Supportive and Palliative Care)
  • MSc (Leadership and Management)
  • MSc (Maternal and Child Health)
  • MSc (Mental Health and the Older Adult)

The programme is offered on a full-time or part time basis and combines face-to-face teaching with online delivery. Those taking the programme on a full-time basis may be eligible to do so incorporating a Clinical Practicum by the agreement with the Programme Co-ordinator.

Advanced Professional Practice Highlights

This is a flexible Advanced Professional Practice programme at Queen's University Belfast that students can adapt to serve the needs of their career.

Career Development

This course will appeal to registered nurses and midwives working in a wide variety of areas who are thinking about their own career progression.

This programme produces exceptional practitioners who have the skills necessary to promote and sustain innovative and emerging practice. Graduates of the programme go on to positions of leadership or research and teaching careers.

Programme Structure

Course Overview:

  • We recognise that students at this level are interested in career advancement. Therefore, we have developed a wide range of modules; students must choose six modules from these, some of which are specialist modules and require the student to be working in a relevant area of practice. All students must complete one of the compulsory modules and a dissertation.
  • Students completing this pathway will consider leadership and strategic issues in the global delivery of healthcare. Graduates of the programme are able to demonstrate advanced practice in the context of emerging issues and clinical circumstances.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have a professional qualification in Nursing, Midwifery or Allied Health and Social Care Services. They shall normally hold a relevant 2.2 Honours degree or above, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University.
  • Applicants with a 3rd Class Honours degree (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) will be considered on a case-by-case basis, if they can demonstrate appropriate experience with in-service training, acceptable to the School.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6650 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Northern Ireland (NI) - £6,650
  • Republic of Ireland (ROI) - £6,650
  • England, Scotland or Wales (GB) - £7,470
  • EU Other - £18,200
  • International - £18,200

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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