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Advanced Practice (Midwifery)Main Site
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Location: Main Site
Study mode full-time
Degree: PG Diploma
Start Date: 2021/09/06
Duration: 12 months
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University of Bradford has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This programme is designed to prepare Midwives and a range of health professionals for new and challenging roles in advancing and shifting the professional boundaries in advanced care.The Advanced Practice programme at the University of Bradford offers students the opportunity to apply knowledge to a range of clinical and professional situations through reflection and practice experience, supported by an experienced mentor.It develops skills designed to meet the challenges of delivering and advancing quality healthcare within a global context.Learning and teaching is designed to equip students with skills in using a range of information, data, tools and techniques to improve the quality of patient care and health outcomes as well as demonstrate impact and value. There is a focus on patient safety, risk assessment and risk management within a clinical governance context.Professional AccreditationThis programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 31 August 2020.This is the only Nationally recognised quality marker, and is therefore a portable qualification and a quality marker for Advanced Nurse Practitioners programmes in the UK. The accreditation demonstrates that our Advanced Practice programmes have been rigorously evaluated against 15 standards and associated criteria (RCN, 2012) and judged to prepare Advanced Nurse Practitioners to an advanced level commensurate with the RCN guidance (RCN, 2012).
Applicants will normally hold an internationally recognised professional qualification and/or either an honours degree (normally 2.2 or above or equivalent) from an Approved Higher Education Institution, or evidence of equivalent learning. Applicants will normally be required to have a minimum of one year post qualification experience and to be practising as a nurse in their home country. In addition to the application form students should provide copies of the following: -Evidence of commitment to study leave and appropriate funding to pursue the programme -A CV including a full career history Students from outside the UK must also meet the following English Language Requirements: An overall band score of at least 6.5 in IELTS, with a score of at least 5.5 in each of the four sub-tests
IELTS: 6.0 (with no sub-test less than 5.5)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of Bradford.
About this university
Students travel from around 130 different countries to study at Bradford and there are an average of 70 different languages spoken. The university has an International Office who are the first port of call for international students and are available to help with matters such as visas and immigration as well as English language support for those to whom English isnâ€™t a main language. They can also assist with accommodation in and around the university, though if applied in time, international students are guaranteed a place. The website also contains country-specific information for those considering applying to the university. All students are automatically a member of the University of Bradfordâ€™s Students Union (UBU). The union also operates a shop, bars and advice services as well as a radio station, a cinema, a newspaper and a range of entertainment facilities. It is based in the new Student Central building on the main city campus. There are a wide range of activities and clubs on offer for students and there is a unique Fitness and lifestyle Centre on campus. This has a range of fitness equipment, a 25-metre pool and a climbing wall. The sports clubs on campus are the most popular and relate to a range of main sports. Other areas to get involved with include media and entertainment, volunteering around the larger community and student democracy issues that are at the heart of the student union.