M.Sc. On Campus

Advanced Clinical Practice

The University of Exeter

24 months
9300 GBP/year
4550 GBP/year
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The Advanced Clinical Practice programme at The University of Exeter will provide a strong academic underpinning to the role of the Advanced Clinical Practitioner and encourage you to expand your scope of practice as part of the advanced practice agenda outlined by the Health Education England multi professional framework for advanced clinical practice.

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Designed for practitioners from a range of backgrounds including (but not limited to) radiography, nursing, pharmacy, paramedics, occupational therapy and midwiferyYou’ll develop the skills and expertise required to respond to challenges facing our modern day health service

Our teaching is supported by problem-based learning groups where you can explore cases, develop peer support networks and share clinical experiences. Blended learning will be used to support the face to face education and a range of online resources will be shared with you to support your learning.


Demand for healthcare services, intensifying workforce pressures and a growing consensus of the vastly untapped potential of Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professions has led to the continued growth of the advanced practice agenda within the NHS.

Studying towards advanced clinical practice aims to enable clinicians to practice to their full potential, meeting the healthcare needs of the population through innovative, collaborative and autonomous working. There are a multitude of career opportunities within the advanced clinical practice sphere and these continue to grow on a yearly basis. The following case studies aim to highlight just a small number of such opportunities and how, through the Advanced Clinical Practice programme at The University of Exeter, a student can develop and specialise to meet these goals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Advanced Clinical Assessment and Decision-Making Skills
  • Research for Advanced Clinical Practice (Literature)
  • Acute Presentations in Practice
  • Long-term Condition Care 
  • Skills for Patient-centred Care
  • Axial Skeletal Reporting 
  • Care of the Older Adult 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

You should hold a minimum 2.2 Honours degree (or for older qualifications a Professional Diploma) in a healthcare related discipline. Relevant clinical experience or previous postgraduate qualifications will also be considered as part of the admissions process. In addition, you should be registered with the appropriate statutory regulatory body for your profession (such as the HCPC or NMC).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9300 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4550 GBP per year during 24 months.

UK per year: 

  • MSc  £4,550pa part-time 2 years, £3,050pa part-time 3 years

International per year:

  • MSc  £9,300pa part-time 2 years, £6,200 pa part-time 3 years

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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