Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in a health-related subject.

Applicants must be registered with an appropriate UK health-related professional body (eg NMC, HCPC) and be working in an area where agreement has been obtained to develop advanced practice skills, with written support from your manager and the availability of an appropriate mentor.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The MSc in Advanced Practice offers healthcare practitioners the knowledge and skills to function competently in advanced practice roles.

This multi-professional, competence-based programme is aimed at practitioners who want to develop their practice, including nurses, pharmacists, radiographers, audiologists, cardiac physiologists, midwives, physiotherapists, ambulance staff and others with clinical practice access and patient management responsibilities.

The programme offers:

  • the confidence, knowledge and skills to challenge accepted wisdom when developing practice
  • a partnership between the University, students and their work-based mentors, allowing real application of theory to practice
  • the knowledge and skills in advanced practice required by professional bodies and the Yorkshire and Humber health environment.


A range of optional modules help you develop individual skills, while flexibility within modules lets you to maximise the opportunities provided by your work case load.

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.

Fees and funding

UK students
£10,500

Learn more at the funding page.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Admissions
Email
admissions@healthcare.leeds.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)113 343 1201