Taught course

Advanced Clinical Practice (AHP)

Bangor University · School of Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Only qualified professionals registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC) in the UK maybe admitted onto this course. Entry to this programme requires a good first degree in a relevant subject from a recognised institution. Working professionals with non-graduate qualifications will be considered on an individual basis by the School.

Months of entry


Course content

The programme has been developed to enhance professional knowledge of allied health professionals interested in undertaking the role of advanced clinical practioner. The aim is to develop autonomous postgraduates with advanced professional knowledge and skills who can contribute to the modernisation of the new NHS and other organisations in the UK.

Core modules

  • Leadership, Quality, Innovation and Change: This module aims to develop the skills and knowledge required by health care professionals to creatively lead the cultural change required to place patients and clients at the centre of care delivery.
  • Developing Advanced Practice: this module develops skills and knowledge relating to working as an Advanced Practitioner and facilitates innovative learning and application of learning in practice in order to improve and enhance service user care and service delivery.
  • Methods or e-Research Methods: This module is an introduction to research methods and presents a platform for you to engage in both quantitative and qualitative research approaches and develop an ability to utilise specific research techniques.
  • Dissertation – supervised research project (20,000 words).

Optional modules

In year 2, students can select 60 credits from a range of modules available from the School MSc portfolio such as:

  • Physiology and Patho-physiology
  • History Taking and Consultation Skills
  • Physical Examination and Diagnostics
  • Epidemiology
  • Introduction to Health Economics
  • Accountability in Health and Social Care
  • Ill Adult Management
  • Non-medical Prescribing
  • Diabetes
  • Nutrition
  • Professional Development Portfolio
  • Dementia

Information for international students

English language requirements - IELTS 7.0 (with no element below 7.0).

Fees and funding

Funded opportunities may be available for some students to enter this programme. Please contact the School for further information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

School of Health Sciences
01248 351151