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MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice (Occupational Therapy)

Brunel University London, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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Total Course Fee

USD 27,201

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  • 1 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
Are you an experienced occupational therapist? Do you want to take your career to the next level, perhaps in academic research or a leadership role?
  • 1 year full-time
  • 3 years part-time
  • 2 years (PgCert PgDip) part-time
  • 1 year (staged study) part-time
  • This course will provide you with the practical skills and the knowledge to really make a difference in a holistic, multidisciplinary team.
  • You’ll advance your clinical expertise, enabling you to become an effective leader and practitioner. You’ll graduate with the skills to lead a team, helping to improve the lives of patients through rehabilitation in healthcare settings or in the community.
  • The full master's course can be studied 1 year full-time or 3 years part-time starting in September. If you don’t want to commit to full or part-time study of the entire master's, you can develop your educational portfolio over a longer period of time by undertaking staged study that leads to the award of Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert), Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) and MSc in separate stages. Each stage can be studied 1 year part-time starting in September. You can also study the combined PgDip (PgCert and PgDip) as a 2 year part-time course starting in January. The MSc stage (dissertation) can also be studied 1 year part-time starting in May.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022
  • January 2023
  • May 2023
  • Must have a pre-registration degree in a relevant allied health profession with at least one year of specialist clinical work experience.

     
  • You’ll benefit from a course designed to incorporate a multidisciplinary perspective that fulfils the Advanced Clinical Practice framework as set out by Health Education England. You’ll study key modules in advanced clinical practice, clinical leadership, evidence-based practice and research. Alongside this, your specialist modules will cover areas specific to occupational therapy. You'll explore the unique and individual client-centred dynamic of ‘person-environment-occupation-wellbeing’ to help you understand the changing needs of the lifecycle from premature neonates to older adults with physical, mental, behavioural, emotional and end-of-life health issues.
  • The specialised modules will support you to understand people as occupational beings, develop complex decision-making skills, apply evidence-based practice and develop innovative solutions that will enhance patient, family and carer experience and improve clinical outcomes.
  • You'll also be able to support your study learning portfolio by choosing from a range of optional modules from our Advanced Clinical Practice named specialist pathways; Cardiovascular Health, Critical Care, Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, Neurological Rehabilitation and Pelvic Health.
  • At Brunel, we understand the challenges of fitting study around work and family life. For this reason, we have designed this course to be flexible, so that it can fit around your current commitments. You can study full-time, part-time or even just take one or more CPPD modules for your professional development and return to complete your course at a later date.
  • This course can be studied 1 year full-time, 3 years part-time or 1 year (staged study) part-time, starting in September. Or this course can be studied 2 years (PgCert PgDip) part-time, starting in January. Or this course can be studied 1 year (staged study) part-time, starting in May.

Year 1
Compulsory

  • PH5612 - Advanced Clinical Leadership
  • PH5604 - Qualitative Research in Health and Social Care
  • PH5603 - Quantitative Methods and Design for Health Science Research
  • PH5611 - Dissertation

Optional

  • PH5636 - Assessment and Management of Challenging Behaviours across the Lifespan
  • PH5633 - Children, Young People, Families and Carers’ Practices
  • PH5615 - Facilitating Learning and Teaching in Clinical Practice
  • PH5635 - Mental Health, Recovery and Wellbeing
  • PH5634 - Older People and Healthy Ageing
  • PH5637 - Palliative and End of Life Care
  • UK 
  • £8,485 full-time
  • £4,240 part-time
  • UK Staged Master £2,825 per stage.
  • Fees quoted are per year and are subject to an annual increase. Fees for EU applicants – For entry in 2021/22 academic year, eligible EU applicants will have the same tuition fees as UK students to support EU students during this transition period. These fees will be applied for the duration of the course. EU fees for 2022 entry are not yet confirmed.

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