Advanced Practice In Intellectual Disabilities - MSc - Distance Learning

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For a professional currently working in the area of intellectual disabilities, this part-time course provides the opportunity to take the next step to an advanced career role. You'll gain an in-depth understanding of the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you need to practice at an advanced level, as well as the ability to critically appraise relevant health and social policy.

Similar to our MSc Advanced Practice course, this route allows you to apply advanced practice to the specialisation of Intellectual Disabilities. For a professional currently working in the area of intellectual disabilities, this part-time course provides the opportunity to take the next step to an advanced car…

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For a professional currently working in the area of intellectual disabilities, this part-time course provides the opportunity to take the next step to an advanced career role. You'll gain an in-depth understanding of the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you need to practice at an advanced level, as well as the ability to critically appraise relevant health and social policy.

Similar to our MSc Advanced Practice course, this route allows you to apply advanced practice to the specialisation of Intellectual Disabilities. For a professional currently working in the area of intellectual disabilities, this part-time course provides the opportunity to take the next step to an advanced career role. You'll gain an in-depth understanding of the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you need to practice at an advanced level, as well as the ability to critically appraise relevant health and social policy. You'll also acquire the knowledge and skills you need to address ethical and professional issues, as well as a broader, deeper and critical appreciation of the needs of children, adults and older people with intellectual disabilities as citizens in contemporary society. As a graduate, you'll enjoy increased employment opportunities in your profession. You'll develop a combination of theoretical and practical skills in this course, including critical thinking when considering the issues associated with practice, knowledge and application of research methods and their application, and efficient approaches to time management, prioritisation and workload planning. You will also learn to recognise and manage the personal stresses of your profession, and become proficient in the use of the latest technologies in the practice of your role. View Full Screen

What's involved Based over three years, the course is conducted as a blended learning process, involving a combination of lectures, tutorials, online study, workshops and independent study. Year 1 Managing Performance for Person Centred Services, Contemporary Issues In Intellectual Disability, Politics Policy and Practice Year 2 Exploring Professional Roles in Practice, Research Methods, one core module Year 3 Dissertation

Requirements at a glance Entry to the course To apply, you must have an interest in intellectual disability practice, along with a BSc (Hons) or equivalent professional or personal experience.Fees Table Fees 2012/132013/14 Home/EU£570£570per 20cr PC/PDHome/EU£350£35060cr DissertationOverseas£1,550£1,614per 20cr PC/PDOverseas£1,050£1,08060cr Dissertation Fees displayed are correct at the time of publication but the University Court reserves the right to make changes in fees at any time, and without notice, before or after the student's admission to the University. Tuition fees are reviewed annually and will rise each year during your programme of study, at least in line with inflation.

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