Taught course

Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care

City, University of London · School of Health Sciences

Entry requirements

A first degree (2:1 class or above) or equivalent, in a relevant subject from an approved institution of higher education At least one years' experience in health and social care , References may be requested. Applicants will be able to bring to the programme recent studies (up to 45 credits) taken elsewhere, and thereby be exempted from two or more modules

Months of entry


Course content

The new MSc Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care is aimed at all healthcare professionals working in clinical and social care contexts. The course will provide a flexible programme of study in the areas of advanced practice in health and social care and supports practitioners in achieving an advanced level of practice, clinical excellence and innovation by undertaking high quality evidence-based research.
The course will allow students to:
Develop your knowledge in health and social care, Develop the ability to exercise initiative and personal responsibility, decision making in complex and unpredictable situations, Become independent learners with the ability for continuing personal and professional development, Demonstrate a respect for other professions, to learn and work with them, Think critically, be open to new ideas, and challenge outmoded ways of working.
Health and social care professionals have the opportunity to learn alongside peers from a wide variety of professional backgrounds. The range of modules that are available mean that students can pursue their individual professional and personal goals.

Information for international students

A first degree from a UK university or an overseas institution recognised by the University. IELTS: 7.0 Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: 72.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full-time EU: £7,500 (MSc 2014/15 fees)
International students
Full-time Non EU: £15,000 (MSc 2014/15 fees)

Full-time EU: £7,500 (MSc) (2015/16)
Part-time EU: £3,750 per year (MSc) (2015/16)
Full-time Non EU: £15,000 (MSc) (2015/16)
Part-time Non EU: £7,500 per year (MSc) (2015/16)
The School of Health Sciences believes that exceptional academic and clinical performance should be recognised and rewarded. We have several scholarships available for students starting on our courses this September and January: City University postgraduate scholarships, City University London Graduate Loyalty Discount, School of Health Sciences International Excellence Scholarships (for international students only), Dean's Scholarships
Bursaries: You may also be eligible to apply for a means-tested NHS bursary. Please visit the NHS Bursary page of our website, or the NHS Student Bursaries website for details.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)20 7040 5790