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Advanced Practice (Health), MSc (PGDip)

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
Advanced Practice (Health) offered by University of Brighton enables healthcare professionals to develop their career at masters level, and be at the forefront of professional knowledge in their area of interest.



Advanced Practice (Health) offered by University of Brighton prepares students from a number of different disciplines to practice at an advanced level while developing their role as an advanced clinical practitioner.

A wide choice of modules is available from the university’s postgraduate education programme, and enables you to specialise in areas of personal and professional interest.

Graduate with the confidence and resilience to work in autonomous roles; inspired and equipped to become a leader of change and practice innovation.


Masters-level education is an important component of advanced  practice. It allows you greater autonomy and to accelerate personal and professional development or promotion in your practice.

Our graduates are working in many different strands of advanced practice, for example, Assistant Director of Nursing, Senior Lecturer, Emergency Practitioners.

Programme Structure

  • Professional Competency 
  • Leading Advanced Practice
  • An advanced practice module, for example Advanced Physical Assessment; Advanced Mental Health Assessment; Advanced Assessment Child; 
  • An education module, for example Practice Teacher;
  • A research module, for example Research Methods and Critical Appraisal; Research Theory and Practice; 
  • Dissertation 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description
      Part-time 2–6 years
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

Degree and experience

Students should:

  • be registered with the appropriate professional body in the UK and should have a minimum of three years post-registration experience
  • be working for a minimum of 15 hours a week, in a role which is suitable for the development of an advanced level of practice
  • normally be expected to hold a first degree. 

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    9072 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9072 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Brighton

  • 815 - 1390 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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