Taught course

Advanced Professional Practice

Plymouth University · School of Health Professions

Entry requirements

• A first degree BSc (Hons) at 2:1 or equivalent. • If you do not have a degree but have appropriate experience, you may be eligible to apply. • International students: IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent. • An interview may be necessary. • You may be required to submit a short piece of writing with your application.

PG Cert./PG Dip./MSc:Occupational TherapyNeurological Rehabilitation/Paediatric Dietetics/Physiotherapy/Dietetics/ Safeguarding adults/ Social work with children and families/ Pre- hospital critical care retrieval and transfer

Months of entry


Course content

Are you a health or social care professional looking to develop your advanced practitioner knowledge and skills? Do you want to progress your career leading, innovating and developing practice? We will support you to develop as an advanced practitioner studying modules focused on clinical practice, research, leadership and facilitating learning. You can study full- and part-time pathways ranging from one to five years in duration. Choose specialist pathways or design your own aligned to your development needs.

Information for international students

Available for international students, please contact admissions for further details.

Fees and funding

The new Postgraduate Loan for masters degrees in the UK will be introduced for students commencing in the 2016-17 academic year.

As part of a new government funded masters loan scheme, masters students who are under the age of 60 can now access a loan of up to £10,000 as a contribution towards the cost of their study.

The loans will be available for both taught and research masters programmes across all disciplines and subject areas (excluding PGCE, PgCert, PgDip, MClinRes or ResM).

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-60 months
full time
12 months


part time
12 months
full time
10 months


full time
6 months
part time
12 months

Course contact details

+44 (0) 1752 585 858