Taught course

Advanced Clinical Practice

University of York · Department of Health Sciences

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Entry requirements

You should hold an undergraduate degree (exception may be given if you have evidence of recent successfully completed modules at level six).

Months of entry


Course content

This course will enable you to develop competency in advanced clinical practice while working in your existing healthcare setting.

Through the integration of research and theory with practice, you’ll build your knowledge and skills so you can safely assess, diagnose and treat or refer patients presenting with undifferentiated problems. This will include the prescription or administration of medication according to the rules governing your particular profession.

You'll gain professional skills including risk management, resilience and leadership in order to progress your journey towards advanced practice.

On graduation, you’ll be a critically reflective practitioner, able to make informed judgements based on sound analysis, often within unpredictable circumstances. You will be ready to take your place in a range of healthcare settings.

This course has been designed to enable you to achieve the capabilities in the NHS (2017) Advanced Clinical Practice Multi-professional framework.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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01904 321321