36 months
6233 GBP/year
2813 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


This Advanced Clinical Practice course from University of York will enable you to develop competency in advanced clinical practice while working in your existing healthcare setting.

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Through the integration of research and theory with practice, you’ll build your knowledge and skills so you can safely assess, diagnose and treat or refer patients presenting with undifferentiated problems. This will include the prescription or administration of medication according to the rules governing your particular profession.

In this Advanced Clinical Practice programme from the University of York you'll gain professional skills including risk management, resilience and leadership in order to progress your journey towards advanced practice. In addition, you’ll examine the wider context of healthcare and work towards improving health outcomes in collaboration with others, not merely for individuals but also for groups and populations.

Careers and skills

The demand for qualified Advanced Clinical Practitioners (ACPs) is growing, and on completion of this course, you will be able to apply for and work as an ACP.

Career opportunities

Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Strategic leadership and management roles in healthcare

Transferable skills

Upon successful completion of the course you will be able to:

  • Manage risk and influence healthcare practices and policy to become a resilient professional
  • Work in collaboration with others to improve the health of the population
  • Lead on service development and implement change.


This course is accredited by the Centre of Advancing Practice (nhs.uk).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biological basis of illness
  • Patient assessment and clinical decision making
  • Using laboratory investigations in advanced clinical decision making
  • Independent and supplementary prescribing for non-medical prescribers
  • Advanced professional practice
  • Advanced clinical practice

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications can be submitted year-round, but we recommend you apply as early as possible as entry to many courses is competitive.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should hold an undergraduate degree (exception may be given if you have evidence of recent successfully completed modules at level six).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6233 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6233 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    2813 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2813 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 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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