Taught course

Advanced Clinical Practice

Coventry University · Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Entry requirements

  • Must be a registered health care practitioner
  • Normally qualified for a minimum of five years, with a minimum of two years’ experience in your current speciality.
  • Must be working for a minimum of 30 hours per week, employed as a Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner / Advanced Clinical Practitioner
  • Must have full support and engagement of your line manager
  • Must have an identified senior clinical mentor.
  • Normally hold an honours degree In a health-related discipline and evidence of continuing professional development that shows an ability to study at master’s level.
  • The general requirements for admissions are in line with University policy.
  • Applicants must provide, on application, two references, one should be an academic one and the other a clinical/employer one.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This master’s course aims to provide continuing professional development for healthcare professionals from a range of backgrounds, and is rooted in Health Education England’s National Framework for Advanced Clinical Practice. It is designed to enhance your ability to work across clinical teams and take on leadership responsibilities in multi-disciplinary roles, and ultimately enhance the care provided for patients.

Successful completion of the course will prepare you to become expert clinicians and clinical leaders - educating, developing and building teams.

You will have the chance to utilise evidence and research to shape your practice and current and future healthcare delivery through innovation and change.

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English are normally required to have IELTS >6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
+44(0)24 7765 5989