School of Nursing

Postgraduate Credit Advocacy and Education for Quality Improvement in Practice (A-EQUIP)

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Why choose this course?

This course follows NHS England guidelines and takes input from Health Education England to prepare students for Professional Advocate careers. The University of Wolverhampton, noting the importance of training healthcare practitioners to attend vital health and wellbeing issues, offers you a curriculum led by field experts that makes use of cutting-edge skills lab facilities. You will be immersed in peer group clinical supervision, collaboratively aiding in your formative, normative, restorative and compassionate growth. While this course is specifically crafted to help you fulfil the role of Professional Advocate as understood in nursing and midwifery, the skills and subject knowledge learned will be equally applicable to other health professions, granting you security in career prospects and opportunities for further progress.

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Applicants are required to have the support of their employer and to have access to a relevant practice environment and a suitably trained Practice Assessor for the assessment of the Professional Advocate competencies.

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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