Taught course

Advanced Clinical Practice

Coventry University · Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Entry requirements

The course is open to applicants who hold state registered qualification as a nurse, paramedic or allied health professional.

Students will normally have studied to BSc or equivalent, and must have a minimum of 5 years' experience of which 2 years' full-time - or equivalent - experience is in the speciality they wish to have as the scope and focus for their study.

Students will normally have studied a 'health assessment module' or are required to pass a health assessment exam organised by the course leaders. Students must have the written support of their line manager and access to a suitably qualified senior clinical mentor for the duration of their studies.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This degree is aimed at healthcare practitioners who want to make real a difference and improve standards of practice throughout all aspects of healthcare provision.

This exciting programme has been developed to meet the needs of health care practitioners who wish to expand their practice, to be recognised as 'Advanced Practitioners'.

The course will support development of the ability to:

  • enhance the quality and standard of patient care;
  • influence the strategic direction of patient care within your own field of practice;
  • develop into an enquiring and reflective clinician.

The Advanced Clinical Practice MSc is approved and supported through Health Education England, working across the West Midlands, and the West Midlands Universities Advanced Practice Group.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24-60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Health and Social Care Unit
+44 (0) 24 7765 5388