Taught course

Advanced Practice

King's College London · Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Palliative Care

Entry requirements

For specialist pathways you must normally be working in a practice role, which involves regular patient/client contact. The College cannot arrange clinical placements. The normal entry requirement for graduate study is a good first degree (minimum second class honours or equivalent). Applicants with other backgrounds or qualifications, including those without a first degree, can be considered. If you do not meet the normal entry requirements or you have only the minimum academic standard see the website for more details.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme is suitable for practitioners, educators and managers from many healthcare disciplines who are developing autonomous practice, supporting educational and practice development or exercising clinical leadership. . Practitioners may choose to follow generic pathway or choose from a number of clinical specialities. Applicants are generally expected to be working within the chosen specialist field.

Availability of a particular pathway is subject to sufficient numbers of students electing to take the compulsory modules on that pathway and cannot be guaranteed in each year.

Fees and funding

Staff from contracted Trusts are eligible to have their study funded, subject to agreement by their manager. Students not sponsored by their employer may wish to pursue other sources of funding. Please see the website for further information.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36-72 months


part time
24-72 months


part time
12-72 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Administrator
+44 (0)20 7848 3571