Taught course

Advanced Clinical Practice (Apprenticeship)

University of Leeds · School of Healthcare

Entry requirements

You must:

  • Be currently registered with an appropriate health / social care professional body.

  • Possess a Degree in a health / social care related discipline from a recognised. higher education institution. (Normally this will be an Honours degree at 2:1. classification or above. However, consideration will be given to suitable applicants. who do not have an Honours degree or who do not have a 2:1 classification).

  • Be working in an advanced practice role or as trainee advanced clinical practitioner at the start of and throughout the programme.

  • Have a satisfactory application and interview.

In addition, prior to being submitted for the End Point Assessment students will be required to show that they have achieved GCSE English Language / English Literature and Mathematics at grade 4 or above (or grade C or above if awarded under the previous GCSE grading scheme), or have achieved Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Mathematics (or any agreed equivalencies).

Opportunities for accreditation of prior certificated learning (APCL) are available.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This programme is for experienced health and social care practitioners who are either currently working in an advanced clinical practice role or who have obtained a trainee advanced clinical practitioner role prior to starting the programme. It’s designed to support your development under the four pillars of advanced practice.

  • clinical practice
  • leadership and Management
  • education
  • research

Advanced clinical practice embodies the ability to manage clinical care in partnership with individuals, families and carers. It includes the analysis and synthesis of complex problems across a range of settings, enabling innovative solutions to enhance people’s experience and improve outcomes. You’ll be required to demonstrate core capabilities and area specific clinical competence.

The School of Healthcare is one of the largest multi-professional health schools in the country. You’ll have the opportunity to study in a research-intensive university, alongside those with whom you’ll work in clinical practice.

Information for international students

This programme is not open to international students as it does not meet the tier 4 study visa requirement.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Course Admissions
+44 (0)113 343 7200