Taught course

Advanced Clinical Practice

University of Lincoln · Lincoln School of Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1 honours degree in a science subject and a minimum of three years’ experience as a practising healthcare professional working in or towards an advanced practice role. They should be currently registered with a Professional Statutory Regulatory Body (such as the Nursing and Midwifery Council) and possess written employer support to undertake the programme, as well as written confirmation that the student has the experience and capability to undertake work at Master's level. Applicants should also be able to provide evidence of recent academic or professional study, and will be expected to complete a successful interview before a place is offered.

Months of entry

October, September

Course content

MSc Advanced Clinical Practice is designed to educate and empower clinicians to take on clinical leadership roles within the rapidly changing health and social care sector.

This programme enables you to develop the advanced skill set required by senior managers and leaders to make challenging decisions, influence strategy and uphold high standards of patient care. It builds on your existing professional skills, knowledge and experience, with optional modules to tailor your learning to your current professional needs or those of your employer.

Teaching combines theory with practice and if informed by the latest policies and developments in the healthcare landscape. Access to the University's state-of-the-art clinical simulation suites allows you to develop your professional skills to an advanced level. Students are required to secure the support of a clinical supervisor for the duration of this programme. Your clinical supervisor will be nominated by your employer and will supervise you throughout your studies.

Fees and funding

Please visit our website for further information on funding: Postgraduate Fees and Funding

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months

Course contact details

Paula Sloan
01522 837348