M.Sc. Blended

Advanced Clinical Practitioner

University of the West of Scotland

36 months
2285 GBP/module
930 GBP/module
Tuition fee
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Advanced Clinical Practitioner degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland provides an opportunity for you as a health or social care professional (nurses and allied health professionals) to explore this developing role.


Advanced Clinical Practitioner degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland is designed to educational principles which reflect the expertise of students and accommodates their motivation to learn. This is achieved through online and blended teaching and learning approaches that encourage autonomous, independent learning.

Through innovative assessments strategies, you will be encouraged to reflect on your learning and to share your experience further, providing an opportunity for inter-professional learning within the academic setting.


The MSc aims to create graduates who have the ability to adapt and respond to the evolving practice role within a variety of clinical settings. It will develop your knowledge and ability to create robust and credible advanced practice skills which impact on health outcomes across the clinical setting. Graduates from this course will become advanced practitioners who can practice safely, and will be aware of developments as they occur on a global basis.

Our course will provide added value to your employability and the scope to contextualise the advanced practice role in areas associated with your job i.e. within acute settings or community.

Upon graduation you will be enabled to be employed as an Advanced Practitioner within your field of practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Assessment of Capacity 
  • Clinical Teaching
  • Dementia Care Principles 
  • Enhancing self through reflective leadership 
  • Frailty in Later Life 
  • Independent Study 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should normally have a relevant health or social care-related degree or equivalent.
  • Relevant previous academic credit and/or prior learning may be considered.
  • If you possess other academic, vocational or professional qualifications deemed to be equivalent then you may also be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2285 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2285 GBP per module during 36 months.
  • National

    930 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 930 GBP per module during 36 months.

English, Northern Irish & Welsh/ Channel Islands & Isle of Man

  • £930 Per Module (20 Credits)


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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