Taught course

Advanced Clinical Practice (Advanced Allied Health Practitioner)

University of Southampton · Faculty of Health Sciences

Entry requirements

UK 2:2 Hons degree or above or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in a relevant subject from an approved institution of higher education. A current professional registration with a relevant UK professional/statutory body normally the Health and Care Professions Council or the General Pharmaceutical Council.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme provides an academic underpinning that meets the contemporary challenges of advanced clinical practice and will enable you to practice with a high level of clinical autonomy in roles that require you to assess, diagnose, treat and manage the care of people with undifferentiated and/or complex clinical presentations.
This particular pathway is suitable for you if you are one of the growing number of UK registered practitioners working in (or towards) a role as an Advanced or Consultant Practitioner within your profession, or a similar role that sits at the interface between your own profession and medicine. This includes most of the professions registered with the Health and Care Professions Council or the General Pharmaceutical Council.

Typical course content: Research Methods for Evidence Based Practice (can be online), History Taking and Physical Assessment Across the Lifespan Level 7, Diagnostic Assessment and Decision Making, Pharmacology and Prescribing in Clinical Practice OR Applied Pharmacology for Clinical Practice, Option Module, Transition to Advanced Practice (Advanced Nurse Practitioner and Advanced Allied Health Practitioner), Dissertation

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Health Sciences