Taught course

Advanced Clinical Practice (Advanced [Nurse] Practitioner)

University of Southampton · Faculty of Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Lower second-class degree or equivalent; registration with a professional body; at least two years’ relevant post-registration clinical experience For further information, please see our website.

Months of entry


Course content

Designed to enable you to develop your practice further and will prepare you for a clinical practice role at a senior level.

It will enable you to build on your existing clinical experience, skills and competencies while providing the educational knowledge needed for roles that require greater autonomy, responsibility and more complex clinical decision making.

Core Modules:

  • Decision Making for Advanced Clinical Practice,
  • Research Methods for Evidence Based Practice,
  • Transition to Advanced Practice (Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Neonatal Practitioner Pathways),
  • Dissertation

Required: Advanced Neonatal Studies

Assessment and Examination of the Newborn, Pharmacology and Applied Clinical Science for Prescribing and Advanced Medicines Management

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Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12-18 months
part time
24-60 months

Course contact details

Health Sciences
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