24 months
15462 GBP/year
11484 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Advanced Practice (Health) MSc from University of Brighton offers an exciting opportunity to become an Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP) . This course is open to experienced registered healthcare professionals wishing to advance their career at masters level.


The Advanced Practice (Health) MSc, offered by University of Brighton, 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 supports health professionals, who are taking on the role of ACP, from multi-professional backgrounds such as physiotherapy, podiatry, occupational therapy, paramedic science, midwifery and nursing in both primary and secondary settings.

You will conduct a research project including data collection or developing an implementation plan for a change in practice. This invaluable experience will enable ACPs to function at the highest level within the health care system.

Programme Structure

Course structure

All students take three core modules.Managing Complexity in Advanced Clinical Practice (ePortfolio)One from:
  • Adult Advanced Physical Assessment, Pathophysiology and Clinical Decision-making
  • Child Advanced Physical Assessment, Pathophysiology and Clinical Decision-making
One research module from:
  • Research Theory and Application for Health Professionals
  • Qualitative research
  • Mixed Methods Research
  • Quantitative Research Methods
In years 2 and 3, you choose between two routes: ACP research advancement and ACP service improvement.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Generally there's no deadline for applying for a postgraduate course at Brighton.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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

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  • International

    15462 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15462 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    11484 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11484 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Brighton

815 - 1383 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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