Course Comparison

Course MSc Advanced Critical Care Practitioner MSc Contemporary Healthcare (Education)
Award Master of Science - MSc Master of Science - MSc
Duration 1 year 3 years
Course type Part-time Part-time
Placement - -
Location Plymouth Plymouth
Provider School of Nursing and Midwifery School of Nursing and Midwifery
Entry requirements

Applicants for this course will need:

  • evidence of employment from their home trust
  • a named consultant intensivist who will be the clinical supervisor
  • a current live registration with either the Nursing and Midwifery Council (Part 1 or 2) or The Health and Care Professions Council
  • three years post-qualifying experience in intensive care
  • a satisfactory enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check
  • a satisfactory Occupational Health Clearance.

To be eligible for the MSc Contemporary Healthcare (Education) you must:

  • be registered in the same part or sub-part of the register as the students you support
  • have completed three years post-registration experience
  • have extended your professional knowledge, skills and competency to at least first degree level
  • have access to HEI undergraduate and post-registration/ postgraduate learning opportunities
  • support inter-professional learning and working and support practice development
  • contribute to decisions about fitness for practice
  • have the ability to teach and assess in HEI and practice setting.