Taught course

Advanced Practice (Health and Social Care)

Manchester Metropolitan University · Department of Health Professionals

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a UK honours degree (or international equivalent) in a Health and Social care discipline. Applicants with a diploma who have gained significant clinical and professional knowledge will be considered on an individual basis. Those with appropriate PG Certificate and PG Diploma qualification can join as advanced standing.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc Advanced Practice (Health and Social Care) is an innovative, flexible, inter-professional programme designed for the modern health and social care workforce. This programme enables the professional to advance their management and leadership skills, develop their understanding of research and evaluation and progress clinical and teaching skills.

This is a flexible programme that allows students to plan their own unique pathway of CPD, offering multi- professional learning as well as discipline specific modules. There is an emphasis on practice and service improvement, in addition to enhancing professional and personal development.

There are core modules related to research and evaluation skills and project planning, delivered by an experienced and supportive team of academics. All other credits can be gained by completing modules from a range of CPD units delivered throughout the Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care at Manchester Met. Formal recognition for academic credits, at Level 7, achieved through previous study, may be considered through the Manchester Metropolitan University accreditation of prior learning system.

Information for international students

For more information to support your studies in the UK, including course details, how to apply, and living in the UK visit www.mmu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

For information on the fees for this course, please visit our prospectus

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-60 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Team
+44 (0)161 247 6969