MSc Professional Practice
This programme will be discontinued in its current form after the final Dissertation unit that will commence in May 2020. The aims of the programme support the continual professional development of employees who deliver health and social care, especially within a national and international context. The programme outcomes set out to foster the development of research and critical thinking skills to enhance the knowledge and values which underpin professional practice.
This programme is validated through Manchester Metropolitan University and to be awarded MSc Professional Practice, the student will complete 3 core units and 4 option units. Taught 20 credit units are 14 weeks long with 20 hours direct teacher content.
Core units will continue as scheduled. There are option units that will remain available, but must be completed prior to the commencement of the May 2020 dissertation if they are contributing to the MSc Professional Practice award.
|Core units||Number of credits|
|Valuing People and Celebrating Diversity in Professional Practice||20|
|Research Methodologies and Methods||20|
Choose 4 from options listed
|Enhancing Practice through Negotiated learning. (Students may undertake this unit with a different focus on three occasions)||20|
|Negotiated Professional/Clinical Skills for Enhancing Practice||20|
|Assessment and Management of Minor Illness||30|
|Assessment and Management of Minor Injuries||30|
Each unit's assessment can be tailored to an issue related to the student's own professional field. These units can be studied individually for CPD purposes. The programme is delivered on Island and takes around 4 years (part time) to complete the necessary 180 level 7 credits for the final award of MSc Professional Practice. Programme fees are met by the department for employees.
If you have the three entry criteria:
- a professional qualification;
- a first degree or equivalent;
- and employed in a health or social care capacity,
For further information, or to arrange a meeting please contact:
Programme Leader (Mental Health Field)
+44 1624 642928
+44 1624 651426