Designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required of the future advanced practitioner, this contemporary and dynamic programme continuously responds to the changes in healthcare theory and practice. This course is a part time programme open to practitioners registered with the NMC, HCPC or GPhC and working in primary / community care settings looking to advance their level of practice.
Mapped against the four pillars of advanced practice, throughout the programme you will be provided with the opportunity to put theory into practice. At the point of completion, you will be able to demonstrate an understanding of research methods, research ethics, and governance to critically analyse, safely use, share, and apply research findings to promote and inform best practice.
You will be taught by academic, and where applicable practice staff, who bring the latest pedagogic and practice research findings into the classroom, practice suites, and practice learning environment, providing you with a set of skills and opportunities that will allow you to develop and deliver safe and effective care to a diverse range of people.
Why Advanced Clinical Practice at Swansea University?
As practitioners working in clinical practice, we constantly review the course to reflect the current needs of the healthcare community. Our academic team is made up of professionals who are active in their specialities including bioscientists, nurse researchers and our clinical teaching team who all have the expertise and experience of working at advanced level within primary and community care settings.
The advanced practice team have established links with our international partners, and this allows for shared learning opportunities with students from across the globe.
Your Advanced Clinical Practice experience
The MSc programme adopts a blended learning approach with a mixture of online learning and classroom-based learning at our St David’s Park campus in Carmarthen, with plenty of access to our state-of-the-art facilities at Singleton Park.
You will benefit from a range of learning opportunities including, case-based and problem-based learning, Simulation-based learning, technology-enhanced learning, and independent guided learning. The programme recruits registrants from various professional backgrounds which helps support and develop the rich inter-professional learning that is fostered throughout the three years of study.
The Applied Clinical Practice programme provides you with a variety of opportunities to advance your own clinical practice. The course provides opportunities for you to explore other realms of health care and delivery outside of your current health care role.
Advanced Clinical Practice Careers
Through independent, collaborative, practice and enquiry-based learning, you will develop the employability and entrepreneurial skills and attributes required of an advanced practitioner.
This Advanced Clinical Practice course aims to deliver bespoke modules dedicated to supporting and advancing the level of practice required within the primary care setting and is designed to prepare you to respond to the challenges in Primary care and provide effective patient-centred care.
This advanced clinical practice course allows for the advancement of clinical practice within primary care, however, it can also support research, education, and management roles.