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Advanced Clinical Practitioner Masters Degree Apprenticeship

24 months
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Take a journey through the four pillars of advanced practice. Through the exploration of clinical practice, education, research and leadership, you’ll learn how to apply these to a higher level of contemporary and autonomous clinical practice in your speciality. You’ll gain Anglia Ruskin University's Advanced Clinical Practitioner Masters Degree Apprenticeship while you work, with no tuition fees.


Anglia Ruskin University's Advanced Clinical Practitioner Masters Degree Apprenticeship course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to work at this higher level of clinical practice.

Upon successful completion of our course, you'll have the opportunity to remain in clinical practice within your chosen speciality, whether it's acute, emergency, critical or primary care. You'll also have the potential to take your career in alternative directions such as healthcare leadership, research or education.

Accreditation with the RCN provides effective governance to assure that you have their fitness to practice as this higher level verified as purposeful, planned and supported by measurable and safe education.


When you complete the Masters, you will be able to work either as an Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP) or an Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP), according to your areas of specialised knowledge.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Skills in Clinical Assessment
  • Advanced Practice in Context
  • Research Methodology
  • Clinical Diagnostics for Advanced Practice
  • Change Project Module
  • Advanced Non-Medical Prescribing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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It can take up to four weeks to consider applications, so we recommend you apply at least a month before your preferred start date.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Employment in a suitable health care role/ environment on a permanent contract exceeding 30 hours per week
  • Employer support to undertake this course, with a confirmed, assigned Clinical Designated Facilitator
  • Evidence of a first degree, with honours, at a minimum final classification of Lower Second (2:2) or equivalent
  • Evidence of Level 2 qualifications in Maths and English e.g. GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above (or equivalent)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 GBP per year during 24 months.

Degree apprenticeships are funded by your employer and the Government

Living costs for Cambridge

846 - 1465 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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