This page will tell you everything you need to know about the module and award choices associated with the MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Nursing and Midwifery Professions) programme within the School of Nursing and Midwifery.
The core modules are:
APP758 - Advanced concepts in research - methodology and methods (replacing APP745)
Modules associated with MSc Advanced Professional Practice programmes
Modules for full time and international students
MSc Advanced Professional Practice modules with the School of Health Professions
Find out more about the modulesThe School of Health Professions also offers a number of optional modules which you may be able to use towards your chosen award with the School of Nursing and Midwifery.
You can contact the Professional Development Unit with any queries
Professional Development Unit, Level 4 Rolle Building, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom.
8.30–17.00 (Friday 16.30)
All pathways of the programme offer three exit awards:
You can choose the award of postgraduate certificate at the end of stage one of any of the programmes as long as you have earned 60 credits, including the core modules.
You can choose the award of postgraduate diploma at the end of stage two of any of the programmes as long as you have earned 120 credits including any core modules.
Master of science (MSc) award
To earn a full masters degree, you must earn 180 credits over three stages of the programme. Upon achieving 120 credits you will have the option to complete your MSc by undertaking a further core module in Year 3 - either a dissertation (60 credits) or a substantive professional project (40 credits) with one additional core module (20 credits), depending on the programme taken.