Taught course

Advanced Practice in Health Care

Swansea University · College of Human and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Students should be qualified for a minimum of three years. Applicants must have completed a UK 2.2 degree or its equivalent in a relevant subject. Students may be able to enrol without an initial degree and /or may be required to undertake pre-requisite studies at level 6.

Months of entry

September, March

Course content

Advanced Practice in Health Care has been offered at Swansea University since 1992. It is continually refined to ensure it remains at the forefront of contemporary practice.

Modules are designed to enable the clinician to develop knowledge and skills essential to the role of an advanced practitioner i.e. enhanced assessment, diagnostic and disease management skills. Students may also undertake studies for non-medical prescribing.

This course enables students to develop their critical and creative thinking skills in relation to clinical practice to an advanced level. Additionally, they are able to develop their knowledge and skills in their roles as researchers, educators, managers and leaders.

Modules typically include:

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships/

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months


part time
24 months

Course contact details

Jayne Cutter
+44 (0)1792 295790