Taught course

Advanced Practice (Public Health Practice)

University of Surrey · Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Entry requirements

You should have an MSc in Specialist Practice (PHP/PCC SCPHN), or a recognised equivalent international qualification. You must be currently registered as a healthcare professional to apply.

Months of entry


Course content

If you're aiming to take on more responsibility as a senior community care practitioner, want to learn how to enhance the capabilities of multidisciplinary medical teams, and work towards the constant improvement of patient care, then our PGCert Advanced Practice (Public Health Practice) course is for you.

By leveraging our research and strong links to practice, we'll give you the tools to help spearhead change within the healthcare sector, while constantly working towards the advancement of your own practice.

What you will study

Throughout the course, you’ll gain in-depth knowledge that supports advanced healthcare, such as conceptual models, theories and frameworks, and you’ll enrich and refine your critical thinking and decision-making skills. You’ll explore and analyse key leadership issues in health and social care practice, while challenging and debating contemporary theory and practice.

You’ll study topics, including evidencing your practice, implementing change in practice, and transforming services for quality.

Fees and funding

IELTS Academic: 7.0 overall with 6.5 in each element.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

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