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Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences MSc in Nursing: Advancing Professional Practice
Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences

MSc in Nursing: Advancing Professional Practice

Glasgow, United Kingdom

1 Years


Full time, Part time

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GBP 5,500 / per year *


* Home, RUK and EU students; £12600 International students


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Advancing nursing knowledge, skills and attributes are essential to underpin professional practice. The MSc Nursing: Advancing Professional Practice provides registered nurses with an educational platform for career development by undertaking a focused study on advancing their clinical knowledge, skills and attributes within specific areas of practice.

This programme recognises the ever-changing complexity of care and offers a range of flexible and elective study options, which are educationally responsive to changing the direction of UK policy.

Contributing staff on the MSc Nursing: Advancing Professional Practice programme are active in leading research and policy development in collaboration with groups such as; Health Protection Scotland; The Scottish Healthcare Associated Infection Institute; The UK Stroke Self-management Network, Association of Advanced Practice Educators (AAPEUK).

Graduate prospects

The programme will give you the skills and experience you need to develop your career and to act as a leader and innovator in the field of advanced nursing. This academic award will enhance your employability for opportunities in a number of roles, including advanced nurse practitioners, clinical specialists, nurse educators and researchers.

International student start dates

For new international students, orientation events start on 14 September 2018. This extra time is specifically designed to assist new international students in settling into the UK and GCU prior to the start of general student induction and teaching.

There will be a whole host of fun and informative activities taking place during this period, including campus and city tours, as well as welcome events where you can meet other international students.



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