M.Sc. On Campus

Advanced Clinical Practice

University of Wolverhampton

36 months
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The MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice course at University of Wolverhampton has been designed to meet the needs of the health professional whose desire is to develop their clinical career to a higher level as an advanced practitioner.


The MSc Advanced Clinical Practice course at University of Wolverhampton is to acknowledge your prior experience and knowledge as a health professional and subsequently enable you to fulfil your potential as a postgraduate through the development of new understanding, critical insight and advanced level academic and clinical skills. This course is open to practitioners registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), or Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), or General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

The programme

This programme will develop the health professional’s knowledge and skills to work at an advanced level of clinical practice. The programme has been designed around the current Health Education England West Midlands (HEEWM) competency framework. The Advanced Clinical Practice Framework for the West Midlands is multidisciplinary and applies to all non-medical healthcare professionals including nurses, midwives, pharmacists and allied health professionals.

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Clinical Reasoning for Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Health Assessment for Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Leadership and Governance for Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Advanced Inquiry for Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals
  • Advanced Perspectives of Non-Medical Prescribing Practice
  • Advanced Pharmacology for Non-Medical Prescribing
  • Elder Emergency Care
  • Long Term Conditions
  • Paediatric Emergency Care

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

If you are applying via UCAS, you will need to refer to the deadlines set by them. Direct applications can be made any time prior to the course start date.


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold current first level Professional Registration with a relevant regulatory body.
  • Entry requirement includes first degree and minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in clinical practice.
  • Recognised post within a healthcare organisation and the post listed within workforce plan and business need.
  • Confirmed defined / protected Advanced Clinical Practice role for the trainee to be moved into on successful completion of the programme.
  • Appropriately named clinical supervisor to support the trainee during the programme of training.
  • One day a week protected time for supported clinical practice (or equivalent)

Tuition Fee


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