Taught course

Advanced Clinical Practice

Oxford Brookes University · Department of Applied Health and Professional Development

Entry requirements

You must:

  • have a first degree, or prior learning at the equivalent appropriate level
  • have a minimum of three years' post-registration experience in clinical practice
  • be employed in a suitable clinical role, in the UK, with consistent patient contact that facilitates development of knowledge and clinical skills to meet the programme learning outcomes (for example trainee ACP/ANP or equivalent. Equivalent roles will have been mapped to the HEE multi-professional framework (HEE 2017) and lead to an ACP/ANP role as a result of completing the MSc programme
  • have evidence of current professional registration with an appropriate professional body, such as, the Health Care and Professions Council, Nursing and Midwifery Council or General Pharmaceutical Council
  • have access to an appropriate clinical supervisor within your area of practice
  • have explicit written support from your line manager and ACP lead.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Our MSc/PGDip/PGCert in Advanced Clinical Practice comprises core modules of study that facilitates and enables experienced clinicians working at the leading edge of their specialty, to grow their expertise across the key four pillars of advanced practice:

  • clinical practice
  • leadership and management
  • education
  • research.

Fees and funding

UK students
£1,100 per single module (Part Time)

Financial support and scholarships

For general sources of financial support, see our Fees and funding pages.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36-60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    24-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    12-24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0) 1865 484848