Why study MA Advanced Practice at BU?

  • We’ve designed this course so you can study individual units, allowing you to steadily work towards a postgraduate qualification, flexibly and at your own pace.  
  • Choose from a large variety of units to complete this qualification, mixing and matching the units best suited to your development.  
  • You can sign up to one unit at a time, and there are various entry and exit points. You have 5 years to achieve all the units for a Master’s degree. 
  • This course allows you to show your ability to critically evaluate your practice and make evidence-based judgements.  
  • Integrate new and existing skills in a work setting while maintaining and developing high quality health and social care in your current workplace.  

Please note: if you are a healthcare professional that wishes to consider an advanced clinical practice role please view the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice course.  

Course exit points 

There are various entry and exit points.  

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice: Complete 60 credits from our continuing professional development framework.  
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Practice: Complete an additional 60 credits from our continuing professional development framework.  
  • MA in Advanced Practice: having competed 120 credits at Master’s level, you will need to complete a further 60 credits in an independent study in service improvement project, focusing on an aspect of your professional practice and/or service.  

You have 5 years to achieve all the units for a Master’s degree.  

Please enquire for start dates.

 

 

MA Award
January, September Start
Part-time Study Mode

Entry Requirements For This Course

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject. Applicants should be engaging in practice for a minimum of 20 hours per week. 

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