What will I learn?

This programme enables experienced healthcare professionals to develop skills and knowledge inherent to the core and specialist capabilities and competencies across the four pillars of Advanced Clinical Practice: clinical practice, leadership and management, education and research.

The Master’s programme supports students throughout their transformation journey towards advanced clinical practice. It supports the workforce development needs of contemporary healthcare providers, while also taking into account the learning, teaching and quality assurance required of Master’s level study.

Study style

You’ll develop the confidence, mastery and skills to become leaders within clinical practice, promoting and enabling patient-centred care, innovative treatment models and clinical effectiveness. Critical reflection on the patient care provided within a political, social and environmental context, utilising knowledge of public health data of patients in their clinical area, is at the core of our course. You’ll learn to engage with an increased complexity of clinical decision making, arriving at safe and well justifiable outcomes.

The modules within this course are designed to support health and social care practitioners as they make the transformation into advanced clinical practitioners. The use of a portfolio throughout the course supports and demonstrates your professional development. Modules are mapped against national standards for advancing practice, focusing on the four pillars of education, clinical practice, research and leadership. You’ll critically explore, evaluate and apply theory from the classroom into clinical practice, reflecting upon, and identifying your own learning needs in order to enhance your practice in the workplace.

Use innovative models of care to develop personal and professional skills to overcome workplace challenges within our evolving NHS. Delivered by an experienced advanced clinical practitioner the curriculum is designed to take students on a journey of transformation towards advanced practice. You’ll be supported to expand the boundaries of your current scope of practice with the aim of providing an enhanced, clinically effective, service for their patients.

Possible careers

Successful students obtaining their full Master’s degree will be able to use the title ‘Advanced Clinical Practitioner’ enabling students to apply for appropriate job roles across healthcare organisations.

Which department am I in?

School of Health and Social Care

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
£14,700.00 (14,83,350) Overall cost
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

27 January 2022

Venue

Oxstalls Campus

Oxstalls Campus, Oxstalls Lane,

Longlevens,

Gloucester,

Gloucestershire,

GL2 9HW, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students who hold successful completion of 4 year Bachelor degree with minimum 70%/GPA 2.7 out of 4.0 will be considered for Postgraduate (Masters). Postgraduate (Research): MRes applicants must have successfully completed a 3 or 4 year Bachelors degree with a minimum GPA 3.0 or successful completion of 4 year Bachelor degree with minimum 70%. ?IELTS 6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in any component.

For international students

Students need to have completed an undergraduate degree. IELTS 6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in any component. TOEFL: Reading - 20; Writing -19; Listening - 19 Speaking - 22; Total - 80.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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