Postgraduate taught 

Advanced Practice in Health Care MSc(MedSci)

Core and optional courses

Core and optional courses

Core Courses

Applying Research Approaches in Health Care

This builds on Research Approaches in Health Care with the aim of applying methodologies to research practice. 

Research Approaches in Health Care

This course explores philosophical underpinnings of research methodologies. 

Independent Project

This course enables students to conduct, present and report an independent and critical literature review on a topic relevant to their scope of practice, and that has potential for publication.  The student is required to draw on their knowledge of key concepts and theories gained from other parts of the MSc programme.

Optional Courses

Acute & Critical Care

This course seeks to provide the advanced knowledge required to facilitate an enhanced level of clinical decision making in acute and critical care practice and dissemination of evidence based practice though research based learning and independent study skills.

Advanced Healthcare Practice (Chaplaincy)

This course facilitates integration of theory and practice promoting professional and personal development of students, in preparation for their role as advanced practitioners.

Education For Professional Practice

This course aims to explore educational principles and their application in practice.

Global Health Challenges

This course enables students to develop a broad, understanding of current and future international health challenges and the factors that will influence the development and responses to these. Students will develop the ability to analyse key issues, comparing and evaluating strategies and approaches in different national contexts.