Taught course

Advanced Clinical Practice

University of Bedfordshire · Faculty of Health and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 2:2 Honours degree in a related subject from a recognised higher education institution. Applicants should be registered with the relevant regulatory body e.g. NMC or HCPC.

Months of entry

February, October

Course content

Using a building block approach, you will remain focused on your practice area, drawing on what you have learnt to influence future learning. Key topic areas include understanding advanced practice in today's profession; exploring the opportunities of the workplace and how advanced practitioners challenge and lead change; developing specialist expertise as an autonomous learner; and undertaking a research project that will contribute to your advanced midwifery or nursing practice.

Key features

  • Benefit from a research-informed teaching curriculum and case studies from practice
  • Explore key areas such as mentorship; people management; patient safety and resilience as well as clinical and theoretical practice
  • Gain sound knowledge and experience in a range of areas, enabling you to progress to more senior roles and be recognised as a well-grounded and capable individual

Career opportunities

On completing this course, you should be equipped to initiate developments at both national and local level within healthcare settings. You will also be able to contribute specialist expertise in nursing, midwifery or the allied health professions to improve standards, contributing to improved outcomes in patient care.

Areas of study may include:

  • Clinical leadership and management
  • Health research methods
  • Human factors and safer healthcare

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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