School of Nursing

MSc Professional Practice in Healthcare (with V300)

Start date(s)
9 September 2024,6 May 2024,13 January 2025
Course specifications
Course length
Part-time (3 years)
Campus location
University: Walsall Campus
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Why choose this course?

This course, drawing on the University of Wolverhampton’s excellent partnerships with local healthcare practices and the experience of its lecturers, aims to develop your clinical practice skills and support your work in healthcare settings. We emphasise evaluation and development of your practice and research, encouraging you to reflect on your educational and workplace experiences to inform your work. During your degree, you will demonstrate understanding of research, enquiry and practice techniques along with innovative application of this understanding, making you stand out to employers.

Course Modules

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

To access the MSc Professional Practice in Healthcare (with V300) you must be a registered nurse, midwife or allied health professional with at least one years’ post-registration experience.

  • Be working in a clinical area that requires autonomy in performing physical assessment of patients and prescribing medication, evidenced through the PER Form.
  • Provide a signed declaration of good health and character from your employer or sponsoring organisation.
  • Provide evidence of support from employer/manager and the organisation’s Prescribing Lead confirming that your role includes the requirement to independently prescribe medication and that you have access to a prescribing budget.
  • Confirmed defined / protected Advanced Clinical Practice role for the trainee to be moved into on successful completion of the programme.
  • You will also be required to provide details of a named practice assessor who must be a registered healthcare professional with a recognised prescribing qualification. You practice assessor will mentor you and assess your prescribing practice supporting your completion of at least 90 hours prescribing practice.
  • An existing undergraduate degree or postgraduate certificate or above, or alternatively certificated evidence of recent study at Level 6 (within the last 3 years) related to the field of healthcare to ensure ability to study at Masters level.
  • Postgraduate Loyalty Discount:

    You can get 20% discount on a taught postgraduate course if you’re a University of Wolverhampton Graduate.

    The University offers a generous 20% Loyalty Discount to students progressing from an undergraduate programme to a taught postgraduate on-site programme, where both courses are University of Wolverhampton Awards.

    There is no time limit on how long ago you completed your degree as long as this is your first Masters level qualification.

    The discount applies to the first year of enrolment only. Students who receive a loyalty discount are not entitled to any further tuition discount or bursary. For full terms and conditions click here.


    If you are paying for the fees yourself then the fees can be paid in 3 instalments: November, January and April. More information can be found by clicking here.

    Sponsored - Your employer, embassy or organisation can pay for your Tuition fees:

    Your employer, embassy or organisation agrees to pay all or part of your tuition fees; the University will refer to them as your sponsor and will invoice them for the appropriate amount.

    We must receive notification of sponsorship in writing as soon as possible, and before enrolment, confirming that the sponsor will pay your tuition fees.

    Financial Hardship:

    Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.

    Charitable Funding:

    You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites Association of Charitable Foundations, Directory of Social Change or Family Action. Most charities and trust funds offer limited bursaries targeted to specific groups of students so you will need to research whether any of them are relevant to your situation.

    You can find more information on the University’s Funding, cost, fee and support pages.


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