This flexible course is designed to develop and enhance skills that are required to become an advanced practitioner. It is suitable for experienced health and social care practitioners who are currently functioning as advanced practitioners or who are developing towards this level of autonomous practice.
In developing this course, the Department has collaborated with members from a range of professions with varying roles in organisations including service managers, practitioners and educationalists.
A wide range of assessment methods are incorporated into this course, each one appropriate to the nature of the specific module. A module assessment normally comprises the application of theory to the your own practice.
For more detail see our full glossary of assessment terms.
The Department is superbly equipped with an extensive range of teaching and learning resources. The Library on the Glenside Campus is one of the best health care libraries in England with a huge selection of books, journals, and audio-visual materials including access to specialist health and social care software packages.
Information technology provision is in the form of multimedia laboratories, smart boards, innovative projects such as ‚multicasting’ to deliver teaching material and various health and social care databases enabling students to carry out searches of available literature relating to topics of interest.
At the main Frenchay campus there is 24-hour access to computing facilities.
Find out more about the facilities and resources UWE has to offer.