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The University of Wolverhampton

MScAdvanced Practice for Allied Health Professionals (Musculoskeletal Disorders)

Why choose this course?

** Please note that applications are not being accepted for this course 2017/18. **

The MSc Advanced Practice for Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) aims to develop your intellectual curiosity and challenge you as a clinician to be a flexible, adaptable practitioner, enabling you to engage in new ways of working in relation to healthcare priorities, to lead and develop practice, and contribute to knowledge in your field.

The course has been designed to develop Master’s level thinking and bring advanced methods of inquiry to the work role. Each component of the course reflects the employer consultation, practitioner involvement and an exploration of contemporary research and best practice evidence. The conceptual framework and learning outcomes of the course are underpinned by the current Department of Health competencies for Advanced Practice for allied health professionals, relevant professional guidance and standards of proficiency.

What happens on the course?

Postgraduate Certificate

You will study three compulsory 20 credit modules:

  • Musculoskeletal Diagnosis
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Specialist Negotiated Practice


Postgraduate Diploma

Type of module

Module title

Credits

Core Must be taken

Advanced Inquiry for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals

20

Option Choose 2

Diabetology

20

Tissue Viability

20

Leadership and Management

20

Clinical Biomechanics and Tissue Stress

20

Long-term Conditions

20

Independent Prescribing

40


MSc

Type of Module

Module title

Credits

Option Choose 1

Research Dissertation

60

Evidence Based Practice Project

60

Consultancy Project

60

Career path

Attainment of an MSc in today’s healthcare environment provides a nationally and internationally recognised eligibility to apply for higher level clinical, educational, leadership and management roles within the healthcare sector and contribute to your professional profile as an independent practitioner. For the overseas applicant, a Master’s degree is a highly desirable qualification within the field of healthcare.

Entry requirements

You should be a qualified and registered healthcare professional and be currently employed or (self-employed) in your professional capacity.

Applicants will either be progressing from the PgC in diabetology or musculoskeletal disorders (or have completed the equivalent elsewhere). If you choose to apply for the MSc direct you will normally be expected to have a first degree; applicants without a first degree will be considered if they can satisfactorily demonstrate through their application an aptitude and ability to study at postgraduate level. E.g. Level 6/7 study achieved at or above a minimum pass grade.

If English is not the applicant’s first language they will need to have a TOEFL score of 550 or above or an IELTS score of 7.0 (in each category) or above.

Prior to the course commencing you will be expected to attend a Course Induction Day where you will receive a bespoke preparation to the course including preparation for academic writing and study skills.

Course fees and finance

2018/9 fees for this course have not yet been agreed.

Professional and Career Development Loan: The University is a Professional and Career Development Loans (PCDL) registered Learning Provider, registration number [4413]. A PCDL is a commercial bank loan that you can use to help pay for work-related learning. For further information on financial assistance to support your learning, please visit the GOV.UK website or contact the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900.

Charitable Funding: You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites www.acf.org.uk, www.dsc.org.uk/fundingwebsites or www.family-action.org.uk. Most charities and trust funds offer limited bursaries targeted to specific groups of students so you will need to research whether any of them are relevant to your situation.

University Postgraduate Loyalty Discount: The University also offers a postgraduate loyalty discount (http://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/postgraduate-study/postgraduate-loyalty-discount/): If you have completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Wolverhampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on the first year of a taught postgraduate programme.

Financial Hardship: Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund (http://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/dennis-turner-opportunity-fund/) for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.

If you are paying for the fees yourself then the fees can be paid in 3 instalments: November, January and April. More information can be found at www.wlv.ac.uk/howtopay

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Telephone

01902 32 22 22

Email

enquiries@wlv.ac.uk

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