MSc in Healthcare Practice Kingston University
Why choose this course?
This course is designed for practising healthcare professionals, including nurses, midwives, paramedics and other allied health professionals, working across a range of settings.
It offers personal and professional development and will contribute to career advancement within the health and social care sector. There is a mix of compulsory core modules and optional modules. Most modules are available to study on a free-standing basis.
Reasons to choose Kingston University
- Our full range of programmes includes free-choice modules, enabling you to create personalised study plans to meet your professional development needs.
- The course is delivered by experienced and practising clinicians and experts in acute and critical care and advanced practice.
- This is a flexible programme that recognises your prior learning.
What you will study
You will study two core modules, totalling 45 credits. There is a range of optional modules from which to select the remaining 135 credits to personalise learning to your sphere of professional practice, career aspirations and service needs.
- Applied Research Methods
- Capstone Project
Option modules: 15 credits
15-credit option modules
- 12 Lead ECG Interpretation
- Adult Critical Care Polytrauma: Assessment and Management
- Advanced Practice: Minor Ailment Management
- Advanced Practice: Minor Injury Management
- Cardiac Arrhythmias: Interpretation and Management
- Improvement and Implementation Science: Principles for Practice
- Leadership in Advanced Clinical Practice
- Respiratory Care for the Acute Setting
- Trauma Care: Initial Assessment and Management
- Work-based learning (15 credits)
Option modules: 30 credits
30-credit option modules
- Acutely Unwell Adult
- Adult Critical Care: Patient Assessment
- Adult Critical Care: Patient Management
- Advanced Clinical Reasoning in Health Assessment: Lifespan Perspectives
- Anaesthetic Practice
- Cardiac Care: Patient Assessment and Management
- Emergency Practice
- Examination of the Newborn
- General Practice Nursing: Fundamentals of Care
- High Dependency Issues in Maternity Care
- Independent/Supplementary Prescribing for Nurses and Midwives (V300)
- Mentoring and Coaching in Professional Practice
- Perinatal Mental Health
- Post Anaesthetic Care: Principles and Practice
- Professional Advocate
- Renal Dialysis: Principles of Care
- Renal Dysfunction: Complexities of Care
- Theatre Practice
- Working with Families, Carers and Significant Others
- Work-based learning (30 credits)
Option modules: 60 credits
60-credit option modules
- Work-based learning (60 credits)
Optional modules only run if there is enough demand. If we have an insufficient number of students interested in an optional module, that module will not be offered for this course.
Program Tuition Fee
After you graduate
This course will help you:
- Develop your practical skills and knowledge.
- Lead changes and improvements into practice.
- Develop expertise in your clinical role.
- Move to a more senior role.
- Gain confidence and advanced communication skills in the workplace.