Applicants for the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice will have completed a course leading to professional healthcare registration, have at least 36 months clinical experience, should normally hold an honours degree in their clinical field of practice. Applicants will need to demonstrate evidence of continuing professional development that shows an ability to study at masters level.
All routes require current registration with relevant professional/regulatory organisations and a clinical mentor or designated medical supervisor in a current employment context.
Please note: the ability to offer the independent prescribing route is subject to final approval by professional bodies. For this route, you will need to provide evidence of current professional registration and current DBS clearance.
Months of entry
This programme is aimed at allied healthcare professionals, nurses and midwives. It offers you the opportunity to advance your practice through selection of modules designed to enhance your ability to take on roles in advanced practice. Invaluable to your career progression this programme will enable you to lead and transform service delivery through research-informed clinical practice.
MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice is approved and supported through Health Education England working across the West Midlands and the West Midlands Universities Advanced Practice Group.
*Exit awards available are:
- Advanced Clinical Health Assessment and Decision Making - PGCert
- Advancing Clinical Practice - PGDip
- Advanced Clinical Practice – MSc
About the College of Medical and Dental Sciences
The College of Medical and Dental Sciences is a major international centre for research and education, make huge strides in finding solutions to major health problems including ageing, cancer, cardiovascular, dental, endocrine, inflammatory diseases, infection (including antibiotic resistance), rare diseases and trauma.
We tackle global healthcare problems through excellence in basic and clinical science, and improve human health by delivering tangible real-life benefits in the fight against acute and chronic disease.
Situated in the largest healthcare region in the country, with access to one of the largest and most diverse populations in Europe, we are positioned to address major global issues and diseases affecting today’s society through our eight specialist research institutes.
With over 1,000 academic staff and around £60 million of new research funding per year, the College of Medical and Dental Sciences is dedicated to performing world-leading research.
We care about our research and teaching and are committed to developing outstanding scientists and healthcare professionals of the future. We offer our postgraduate community a unique learning experience taught by academics who lead the way in research in their field.
Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at our on-campus open days.
Register to attend at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays
Virtual Open Days
If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: www.pg.bham.ac.uk
Information for international students
The MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (International) is currently under development to commence in September 2017.
Please note: this programme does not offer a route to NMC registration/employment in the UK.
Fees and funding
There are many ways to finance your postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham. To see what funding and scholarships are available, please visit: www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgfunding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate enquiry service
- 0121 414 5005