You must be a registered nurse or allied health professional, normally working in a full-time or part-time post with a health, social care or third sector setting. You will have a first degree or relevant professional experience and normally three years'
Months of entry
Developed in partnership with expert clinical partners, and taught by subject experts, this course will equip nurses and allied health professionals to work autonomously to lead and deliver advanced healthcare for patients/clients. The course will support practitioners to develop advanced knowledge and skills that apply to the four pillars of advanced practice: clinical practice; leadership; facilitation of learning; and evidence based research and development. The course is relevant for existing advanced practitioners or those who are working towards advanced practice across a range of healthcare settings, including remote and rural contexts.A combination of core and option modules will support consolidation of clinical knowledge and skills reflecting the Advanced Practice Framework.The programme offers the two routes of: Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) or Advanced Professional Practice.Find out more about the Department of Nursing
Information for international students
English Language Requirements
Our programmes are taught and examined in English. To make the most of your studies, you must be able to communicate fluently and accurately in spoken and written English and provide certified proof of your competence before starting your course. Please note that English language tests need to have been taken no more than two years prior to the start date of the course. The standard English Language criteria to study at the University of the Highlands and Islands are detailed on our English language requirements page
Fees and funding
Standard fees are for students normally domiciled in Scotland/European Union/EEA(outside UK) and with a term time address in Scotland. These students usually have their fees paid by the SAAS. For Students normally domiciled in the rest of the UK other fees Standard Fee GBP 5000 Rest of UK GBP 5850. International Fee GBP 8120. For International Students There are a variety of funding opportunities available to you. You can contact our international office for advice on what funding you can apply for. UHI is offering scholarship worth around £1000 to all applicants whose home domicile is in South Asia
Qualification and course duration
Courses are assessed through a variety of methods which may include coursework exercises, presentations, oral and written poster presentations, essays, reports, tutorials and exams.
Course contact details
- 0845 272 3600