Taught course

Advanced Clinical Practice

University of West London · College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare

Entry requirements

You need:

  • an undergraduate degree, or at least 60 credits at Level 6 from a UK-based university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.
  • GCSE English and Maths (grade 9-4/A*-C) or Level 2 functional skills equivalents.

You also need to be:

  • A registered healthcare practitioner with a relevant professional body (NMC/HCPC) in the UK and have a minimum of three years post-qualifying experience.
  • Working in an appropriate role that will allow you to develop advanced clinical practice skills with an organisation that will support you on the course.

Months of entry


Course content

Take the next step in your career as a healthcare professional by becoming an Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP).

This course aims to develop your advanced practice skills and knowledge to a higher level. It will enable you to combine expert clinical skills with research, education and clinical leadership; specific to your clinical specialism.

You will establish a clear professional identity, be able to identify areas of improvement, and take leadership over research-based projects built to improve patient experiences.

You will be able to study while you work and apply your learning under the guidance of your named supervisor in the workplace. This course is also taught in London.

This multi-professional Masters level award has been designed to meet the national degree apprenticeship standard and the Multi-professional Framework for Advanced Clinical Practice in England (NHS 2017) (pdf file, 734.87 kb).

Information for international students

For more information, please visit UWL website.

Fees and funding

For information please visit the UWL website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Course Information
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