Taught course

Advanced Clinical Practice

Institution
Edge Hill University · Faculty of Health and Social Care
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

The normal minimum requirement is to be a practitioner who is a member of a statutorily regulated profession, with three years' experience in practice (or equivalent). A lower second-class honours degree in a health-related subject is desirable, but not essential. Evidence of experiential learning and ability to study at a higher academic level should be provided as part of the application process.

Months of entry

February, September

Course content

This programme is designed to enable health and social care professionals to extend their knowledge to an advanced level within their specialist field of practice. It is suitable both for individuals who wish to become advanced practitioners, or for those individuals who wish to promote the advance of practice within their field of work. The course consists of a wide range of highly flexible taught and work-based learning modules that will enable busy practitioners to access patient-care enhancing education.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for part-time study on this MSc are: £34 per credit for UK and EU students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2019/20, i.e. £680 per 20 credit module; £34 per credit for UK and EU students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2020/21, i.e. £680 per 20 credit module (pending confirmation of arrangements for EU students). 180 credits are required to complete a Masters degree.The University may administer a small inflationary rise in part-time postgraduate tuition fees in subsequent academic years as you progress through the course.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months

    Assessment

    Assessment methods vary according to the demands of the module but can be through assignments, Objective Structured Clinical Examinations, portfolios, seminar presentations and work-based learning projects.

    Course contact details

    Phone
    +44(0)1695 575171