36 months
2500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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All programmes of study will be delivered in a dual way combining both online and face to face teaching as appropriate. Face to face teaching will be delivered in a blended format with no large lectures to begin with. Please visit our website for more information. The Enhanced Professional Practice programme is offered by Swansea University.

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If you are a health and social care practitioner undertaking work-based learning, our Master’s in Enhanced Professional Practice programme at Swansea University is an excellent way for you to gain formal academic credit for your professional development.

The course is a highly flexible and modular programme led by your needs as a student and as a busy professional. You will cover key policy and practice related topics and refine critical research and analytical skills in relation to health and social care.

With the support of an academic mentor, you will also develop professional reflective practice techniques.

The Enhanced Professional Practice programme at Swansea University is delivered through our College of Human and Health Sciences, giving you the benefit of our extensive cross-disciplinary teaching and research expertise. 

Career opportunities

Your Enhanced Professional Practice qualification will enable you to progress in your chosen discipline, potentially opening up opportunities in areas including research, education, policy, and management roles.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Starting your professional development
  • Management and Leadership in Health Care Practice (WBL)
  • Clinical supervision
  • Policy Influences on Your Practice
  • Assessing Your Current Practice
  • How the Evidence Base Can Help You Change Your Practice
  • How Can I Make a Change in Practice?
  • Advancing Your Own Practice
  • Teaching and learning in practice

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applicants are encouraged to apply by 31 July for entry in September, to ensure that vacancies are still available.




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

To apply for this course you will need:

  • to be employed within the health and social care sector
  • an appropriate degree or its equivalent from an approved institution (preferably 2:2 or above) evidence of recent academic study and/ or Continuous Professional Development
  •  possession of a relevant professional portfolio

Work experience

A minimum of two years’ experience

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    2500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  •  PGDip 2 Year Part Time - £ 2,500
  •  PGCert 1 Year Part Time - £ 2,500


For funding and scholarships, please visit our website for more details.

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