M.Sc. Blended

Advanced Clinical Practitioner Apprenticeship

University of Cumbria

36 months
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Advanced Clinical Practitioner Apprenticeship from University of Cumbria will develop your knowledge and skills in: health assessment, diagnostic reasoning, clinical decision-making and leadership – all you need to bolster your CV and climb the career ladder.


Advanced Clinical Practitioner Apprenticeship from University of Cumbria will enable you to practice at an advanced level, improve the care of patients, your leadership skills and your professional development. You will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and behaviours of an Advanced Clinical Practitioner Apprentice as identified in the Institute for Apprenticeships Standards for Advanced Practice. 


You'll have enhanced employment opportunities as an advanced practitioner, including senior roles in your chosen field of healthcare. Your qualification will also help towards studying at Mphil/PhD level to continue your professional development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Clinical Consultation: Embedding Theory into Practice
  • Clinical Decision Making: Improving Outcomes in Complex Patients 
  • Analysing Research and Evidence to Inform and Advance Clinical Practice 
  • Work Place Learning in Clinical Practice 
  • Work Place Learning for Advanced Clinical Practice 
  • Leadership for Improving Health Outcomes

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 1st or 2nd class honours degree.
  • Applicants must be on the NMC Nursing Register/Health and Care Professionals Council Register or its equivalent, and have regular access to an advanced practice environment.
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Lancaster

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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