Taught course

Advanced Clinical Practice MSc

University of Huddersfield · School of Human and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

You must hold: * Current registration on Part 1 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council Register, Health and Care Professions Council or the General Pharmaceutical Council. A period of 3 years post-registration experience will be required. * A first degree in Nursing, your specialism or another relevant health related subject is also required, or you must provide other evidence of your ability to study at postgraduate level.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

**The development of the Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP) role is one of the ways the Government plans to modernise the National Health Service and improve the quality of healthcare.** Capable of working autonomously with high levels of skills, ACP’s work as part of interdisciplinary healthcare teams, complementing existing provision and improving patient care, through which they aim to add a new dimension to healthcare. The course is designed to help experienced nurses and allied healthcare professionals take on this challenging role in a variety of healthcare settings. It aims to provide additional theoretical, clinically focused education and training not addressed in initial nursing and healthcare education. This is at an appropriate level to support the expansion of practice and the development of new skills; specifically clinical history taking, clinical examination skills and consultation skills. You will be required to undertake a compulsory clinical placement in primary or secondary care, for which you will require a clinical educator. The course offers you the opportunity to enhance your current knowledge and practice, which may lead to career progression into advanced roles across all specialities of practice.

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

+44 (0)1484 472561