M.Sc. Blended

Advanced Clinical Practitioner

University of the West of Scotland

36 months
2465 GBP/module
1610 GBP/module
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


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.


Our aim is to provide an enjoyable and intellectually stimulating course of study that will prepare you for a successful career as an Advanced Clinical Practitioner.

The following are a selection of senior clinical and educational roles that you may wish to consider:

  • Advanced Clinical Practitioner
  • Consultant Nurse
  • Clinical Leadership
  • Researcher
  • Lecturer
  • Lecturer/Practitioner

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

More details

International- The latest we can process your application is 6 weeks before the course start date  


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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2465 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2465 GBP per module during 36 months.
  • National

    1610 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1610 GBP per module during 36 months.

 For Scottish students, cost of study per year is 1,000£ 














Living costs for Hamilton

660 - 1140 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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