M.Sc. On Campus

Advanced Clinical Practice

University of Nottingham

48 months
13700 GBP/year
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Increasingly nurses and other registered practitioners take on roles that have traditionally been the domain of doctors. The Advanced Clinical Practice program of the University of Nottingham is designed for practitioners to develop in-depth knowledge, skills and confidence to autonomously manage complex cases within specific areas of practice.


Key facts

You will learn to lead, educate and develop the research skills synonymous with working as an advanced clinical practitioner and develop key skills to manage complex clinical problems.

Focusing on high-quality teaching with plenty of opportunity to develop clinical skills in a practical setting, the Advanced Clinical Practice program of the University of Nottingham provides an educational structure that links to relevant competency frameworks and supports the NHS Career Framework. At Nottingham, we have excellent links with our partner NHS trusts.

You will be taught by experts in their field who are passionate about advanced practice. They will support you throughout the course to aid your professional development into a clinically competent practitioner.

A key benefit is that you will work alongside students from a variety of backgrounds and specialist fields, giving you the chance to share experiences and best practice across multiprofessional teams.

Why choose this course?

  • Apprenticeship route is available to fund your Advanced Clinical Practice MSc
  • Multiprofessional team: you'll be taught by bio-scientists, anatomists and clinicians
  • 86% of research activity is rated as world-leading and internationally excellent with significant impact on people's health and well-being

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • History Taking Clinical Examination and Decision Making 
  • Non-Medical Prescribing 
  • Advanced Clinical Practice Portfolio Project
  • Transition to Advanced Clinical Practice

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 48 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For postgraduate courses not starting in fall, the deadline is typically six weeks before the course start date.


180 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:2 or above
  • All applicants must be qualified health care professionals, typically with five years of experience in professional practice or longer; applicants join the course with the written agreement of their employer.
  • In negotiation with the course director, you must identify an appropriately qualified clinical supervisor before commencing the course.

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    13700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13700 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 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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