Taught course

Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Adult; Child (Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care)

City, University of London · Division of Nursing

Entry requirements

To apply for this course, you should hold at least a lower second-class honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution.

If you do not have a degree, you may be considered on the basis of professional experience and/or at the discretion of the programme director.

Applicants should be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council or a similar professional/statutory body with two years' relevant clinical experience and currently working in a healthcare setting.

Students with relevant work experience, combined with a demonstrable ability to study at degree level, will also be considered.

Applicants must be in permanent employment in appropriate clinical setting and must have full support from their employer to undertake programme at City, University of London.

Applicants must have access to a designated practice supervisor in practice who is a doctor (registrar and above) or ANP.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course has been designed for experienced Adult or Child nurses working in senior positions. It is also suitable if you are preparing for advanced nurse practitioner, care manager, nurse consultant or clinical leadership roles in primary, secondary, or tertiary healthcare settings.

This Royal College of Nursing (RCN) accredited course is designed to provide a cohesive educational framework to help you develop advanced practice skills.

City has been a trailblazer in providing excellent ANP education following introduction of advanced level education in the UK. You will complete a clinical work placement with appropriate supervision for physical assessment. As a result, in order to apply you must be a nurse working in senior clinical position.

The Advanced Nurse Practitioner – Adult; Child MSc will help you:

  • Learn to work as an expert autonomous practitioner within all fields of healthcare.
  • Gain contemporary theoretical and professional skills and knowledge for advance practice in areas including clinical and direct care practice, leadership and collaborative practice and improving quality and developing practice for yourself and others.
  • Develop skills in research and applied data analysis.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of health and social care settings and the role of an advanced nurse practitioner.
  • Prepare for new, efficient and ethical ways of working that offer a better quality of life and quality of care by placing service users and carers at the centre of decision-making and service redesign.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Team
+44 (0)20 7040 5790