Advanced Practice (Public Health Practice)

University of Surrey

Postgraduate Certificate On Campus
60 months
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Mirroring aspects of the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice course, if you're a practitioner with an existing MSc qualification this Advanced Practice (Public Health Practice) course at the University of Surrey can help you develop advanced practice skills with additional learning.


What you will study

If you are an experienced or senior Community Practitioner, this Advanced Practice (Public Health Practice) course at the University of Surrey provides a forward-thinking approach, and the opportunity to raise your skills to an advanced level.

While you learn in-depth knowledge which supports advanced healthcare, such as conceptual models, theories and frameworks, we will also encourage and develop your decision making and critical thinking skills. Benefiting from an environment that’s supported by excellent research and strong links to practice, we stay in touch with the latest trends and changes within the healthcare sector and feed this into our teaching.

This course was created so you can develop the skills needed to lead the way in the advancement of your own practice and make an impact on the wider healthcare sector.

Careers and graduate prospects

If you’re a senior and experienced community practitioner, then this course is ideal if you wish to take your skills to a more advanced level and fulfil any one of the growing numbers of advanced practice roles within modern healthcare. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Evidencing Your Practice
  • Transforming Services for Quality
  • Implementing Change in Practice
  • Strategic Leadership for Healthcare

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have an MSc in Specialist Practice (PHP/PCC SCPHN), or a recognised equivalent international qualification.
  •  You must be currently registered as a healthcare professional to apply. 

Tuition Fee

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Advanced Practice (Public Health Practice)
University of Surrey