Taught course

Advanced Practice (Health)

University of Brighton · School of Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Degree and experience Students should: - be registered with the appropriate professional body in the UK and should have a minimum of three years post-registration experience - be working for a minimum of 15 hours a week, in a role which is suitable for the development of an advanced level of practice - normally be expected to hold a first degree. Graduates who have not studied in the previous five years would normally be required to complete and pass a single module relevant to the course, before enrolling on the full course. Credits from this module will then count towards the total number of credits needed. Applicants without a first degree would normally be expected to demonstrate an ability to study at level 7 by completing a level 7 module, for example a study skills module, before enrolling for the full course. Students require the support of a workplace mentor who is educated to at least masters level. Applicants who meet the admissions criteria will also normally be required to attend an interview and provide one academic reference and one employer reference as to their suitability for the course.

MSc, PGDip

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

Our Advanced Practice (Health) MSc enables a broad range of healthcare professionals to develop their career at masters level, and be at the forefront of professional knowledge in their area of interest.

Open to all healthcare professionals, for example, nurses, paramedics and paramedic practitioners, midwives, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, podiatrists and health visitors will all benefit from the curriculum. You will gain understanding, knowledge and skills to support advanced-level practice in a variety of settings.

A wide choice of modules is available from the university’s postgraduate education programme, and enables you to specialise in areas of personal and professional interest.

Graduate with the confidence and resilience to work in autonomous roles; inspired and equipped to become a leader of change and practice innovation.

Fees and funding

UK students
Please contact us directly for exact tuition fees for this course

NHS funding is available and may vary depending on individual circumstances.

Please contact us directly for exact tuition fees and for information on the funding available for this course.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 - 72 months
full time
12 months


full time
12 months
part time
24-72 months

Course contact details

Annie Chellel
01273 644076