36 months
3833 GBP/year
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The Advanced Clinical Practice (General Practice) course at University of Sheffield  encompasses the four pillars of advanced practice; clinical practice, leadership and management, education and research. Designed for experienced practitioners, this course gives you knowledge and skills to advance clinically and professionally. 

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This Advanced Clinical Practice (General Practice) course from University of Sheffield is for experienced, registered health and care practitioners delivering advanced clinical practice, who wish to learn advanced skills in the management of episodes of care for their client group. It can be studied either as a standard masters degree or via an apprenticeship route.

Key Features   

  • On successful completion of the programme, you’ll demonstrate the core advanced practice capabilities and general practice clinical competence. The course includes a clinical leadership module, which ensures that service design, delivery and patient safety remain at the forefront of your clinical working.
  • This whole programme of development relies on work-based assessment and learning to consolidate the taught content. 
  • Because of this, all students on the programme need to complete an e-portfolio of knowledge, skills and capabilities and will need a mentor and supervisor in practice, normally a GP who is able to support and assess you throughout the three year period.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Consultation and Person-Centered Primary Care
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Advanced Clinical Assessment
  • Nurse Independent Prescribing
  • Complex Needs and Primary Care Development
  • Critical Development of Clinical Practice 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will have a good (2:2 or above) bachelors degree in a related health discipline, for example nursing, physiotherapy, paramedic science, pharmacy
  • A minimum of a grade C in GCSE English Language and Maths or equivalent
  • Be a qualified, UK registered healthcare professional, working in the pathway-specific area for a minimum of two years
  • Hold a current relevant employment contract in the pathway-specific setting for the duration of the programme for a minimum of 30 hours per week
  • Be able to provide evidence of support from a manager and a lead  consultant/general practitioner

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    3833 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3833 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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