Advanced Practice Radiotherapy

City University London
A Islington (Inghilterra)

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  • Islington (Inghilterra)
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Overview The MSc Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care (Radiotherapy) is a flexible, professionally orientated programme for therapeutic radiographers. The course prepares students for new, efficient and ethical ways of working that offer better quality of life and quality of care by placing service users and carers at the centre of decision-making and service redesign. Students will be able to respond better to the increasing pressures on the current healthcare system.The course offers teaching in the latest theoretical and clinical developments relating to radiotherapy. It also develops research skills and critical thinking and provides the opportunity to conduct a research project under expert supervision, laying the foundations for independent research in the future. The aim is to provide students with the opportunity to create a challenging and rewarding Master's programme tailored to personal development needs.Dean's ScholarshipsFor those starting in January and/or September 2015, there are up to 12 Dean's Scholarships available, based on academic and clinical excellence. Each scholarship is worth £2,500, and will be awarded to students across all the routes of this course. Find out if you qualify and how to apply.Who is the course for?The course is for therapy radiographers with several years of clinical practice and typically working at Band 7 or above and wanting to take on an advanced practice role.Why study Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care (Radiotherapy) at City?Enhance your existing practice and theory giving you greater confidence to progress towards advanced practice leadership and research activity with a specific focus on radiotherapyTailor the course to meet your personal and professional needsExpand and share your knowledge and experience with your fellow students across disciplines and professionsLearn from academics that are internationally recognised in their fields and have contributed...

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Programma

Course Content Length of course:

The normal period of registration is as follows:

  • Masters degree - this is only offered as a two years taught programme for part-time students (plus up to one year for dissertation)
  • Postgraduate Diploma - this is only offered as a two years taught programme for part-time students
  • Postgraduate Certificate - these are not offered on a full-time basis. The maximum period of registration for a Postgraduate Certificate is two years.

Alternatively students can take modules from this Masters degree as standalone CPPD (Continuing Personal and Professional Development) courses. In this case, course costs might vary. For further information please click on the CPPD links below each module.

Course Structure Postgraduate Certificate
  • APM001 Critical approaches to advanced practice (15 credits)
    >>Read the full specifications for this module
    >>Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • HRM001 Introduction to research methods and applied data analysis (30 credits)
    >>Read the full specifications for this module
    >>Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course

or

  • HRM011 Introduction to research methods and applied data analysis - online module (30 credits)
    >>Read the full specifications for this module
    >>Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • CHM002 Education in the work place (15 credits)
    >>Read the full specifications for this module
    >>Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RCM005 Evidence based practice (15 credits)
    >>Read the full specifications for this module
    >>Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RCM010 Student Negotiated Module 1 (15 credits)
    >>Read the full specifications for this module
    >>Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RCM120 Work-based Learning in Practice 1 (15 credits)
    >>Read the full specifications for this module
    >>Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RCM123 Science and Intrumentation of Computed Tomography (30 credits)
    >>Read the full specifications for this module
    >>Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RCM125 Work-based Learning Expert/Specialist Practice (30 credits)
    >>Read the full specifications for this module
    >>Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RCM128 Issues in Advanced Practice 1 (15 credits)
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    >>Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
PG Diploma (120 credits)
  • APM001 Critical approaches to advanced practice (15 credits)
    >>Read the full specifications for this module
    >>Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course 
  • HRM001 Introduction to research methods and applied data analysis (30 credits)
    >>Read the full specifications for this module
    >>Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course

Or

  • HRM001 Introduction to research methods and applied data analysis - online module (30 credits)
    >>Read the full specifications for this module
    >>Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course

Students can select from the module pool above to achieve the additional credit for the Diploma.

You may negotiate with the programme director to choose one 15 credit module from within the School of Health Sciences as long as the learning outcomes are in line with those of your programme (e.g. from the Health Management Programme).

MSc (180 credits)

Diploma above plus:

  • Dissertation (60 credits).
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Read the full 2015 programme specification.

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Teaching and Assessment

A blended approach to learning and teaching is adopted including university-based taught modules; e-learning and work-based learning. Modules are run by experienced practitioners and leading researchers, using a variety of direct and interactive teaching methods. Students will learn in large and small multi-professional and multi-disciplinary groups and will be supported and encouraged to participate in independent learning.

Assessments are varied to meet the practice and academic challenges of a Masters level course,...