Taught course

Advanced Clinical Practice (Children and Young People)

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

Provides a flexible academic programme that enables those working with Children and Young People at a senior level to meet the contemporary challenges of advanced clinical practice.
The programme covers core learning in relation to research, evidence based practice and decision making, as well as exploring the place of advanced practice within contemporary healthcare. This is complemented by a choice of required modules which includes recognising and prioritising care for the deteriorating child, safeguarding, and health promotion.
CORE: Research Methods for Evidence Based Practice, Decision Making for Advanced Clinical Practice,Transition to Advanced Practice (Standard, Children & Young People, Critical Care and Midwifery Pathways)Dissertation.
REQUIRED - A choice of two of the following:
End of Life Care for Children and Young People with Chronic and/or Life Threatening Illness, Health Promotion, Motivational Interviewing and Health Behaviour Change, Recognising and Prioritising Care of the Deteriorating Child, Safeguarding and Child Protection: Children and Young People - Advancing Practice , Work Based Learning or Open Module - 20 credits/10 ECTS (or 40 credits/20 ECTS in lieu of selecting two required module choices)
In addition to the above students may select one further option module.

For further information, please see our website.

Information for international students


Fees and funding



Qualification and course duration


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

Course contact details

Health Sciences
+44 (0) 23 8059 5500