Taught course

Advanced Clinical Practice (Paediatrics)

The University of Manchester · Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

Entry requirements

We require a health professional qualification relevant to nursing or current registration with the relevant professional, statutory or equivalent regulatory body.

You must also hold a relevant honours first degree (Lower Second or above, or equivalent) from an approved higher education institution or evidence of previous advanced study, research or professional experience that the University accepts as qualifying you for entry.

Part-time students whose unit(s) have practical components also need written support from their employer to attend and complete any practice requirements.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is aimed at those working in advanced clinical practice roles.

It offers healthcare practitioners from a range of backgrounds the opportunity to advance their practice through a tailored selection of units, each designed to give you the in-depth knowledge and skills required to autonomously manage complexities in individual patient care, as well as lead and support the transformation of healthcare services through research informed practice and leadership.

The course will equip you with:

  • Advanced clinical skills to apply to your specific area of practice promoting safe, effective, accessible and high quality patient care; the ability to apply theories of leadership and management to your role and area of advanced practice.

We offer a number of pathways including:

  • Postgraduate certificate;
  • Postgraduate diploma;
  • MSc.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
+44 (0)161 306 7605