Taught course

Health Care, Advanced Practice in

University of Glasgow · College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences

Entry requirements

You must have a relevant professional degree, normally a good Honours degree or equivalent, and two years' experience post-qualification.

You are required to provide one reference and a full degree transcript with your application.

Months of entry


Course content

This Masters in Advanced Practice in Health Care is designed for the growing number of health care professionals wishing to work in clinical leadership or extended roles in clinical practice. The University of Glasgow is ranked 1st in the UK for Nursing (Complete University Guide 2018).

  • The programme will provide you with the opportunity to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, expertise in critical appraisal, develop transferable skills and the ability to lead and innovate.
  • The MSc Advanced Practice in Health Care reflects the need for tomorrow’s health care professional to be involved in lifelong learning whilst being adaptive to the dynamic care environment and supporting quality care delivery.

  • Close involvement of NHS clinical staff in the planning and delivery of courses ensures that the programme is current and relevant.
  • The themes offered link closely with the pre-registration undergraduate programme offered at the University as well as being developed in conjunction with local clinical need.


Continuing professional development

Each course can be taken as a stand alone continuing professional development (CPD) course.

This Advanced Practice in Health Care programme is made up of three components: 2 core courses, optional courses and a project

Information for international students

Please see the English language Requirements.

This one-year masters programme is eligible for a new, streamlined visa application process: find out more



Fees and funding

UK students
Full-time fee: £8000 Part-time fee: £889 per 20 credits
International students
Full-time fee: £21020

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


full time
9 months
part time
18 months


full time
5 months
part time
10 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions