Taught course

Advanced Clinical Practice

Staffordshire University · Faculty of Health Sciences

Entry requirements

First or 2.1 Honours degree or evidence of successful study at level 7.

Months of entry


Course content

This award enables the development of higher levels of knowledge and skills at the depth and breadth appropriate to Master’s level work. By using a blended learning approach, the award and by its delivery, creates a practice-focused, student-centred, flexible programme that develops student capabilities to: Challenge advanced clinical practice. To engage in independent evidence-based decision making thus determine creative and innovative solutions to practice issues. O develop analytical and intellectual skills at Masters level

This part time three year programme comprises of both practice and academic based learning. The clinical focus of the award is a direct result of the continuing need to develop the role of advanced practitioner.

The expanding clinical role is assisted by linking the student with a clinical preceptor who is an expert in the student's clinical speciality. The student will also receive support for personal and professional development from a senior clinical lead of the same profession who acts as a mentor for the duration of the award.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months


part time
24 months


part time
12 months

Course contact details

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