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Advancing Practice

Robert Gordon University

18 months
12480 GBP/year
6900 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Advancing Practice course offered at Robert Gordon University will equip you with contemporary knowledge to take forward the rapidly changing healthcare agenda, and make a positive difference. 


If you are an experienced registered nurse, midwife or health professional looking to develop a higher level of knowledge and skills required for specialist and advanced practice, then this course is for you.

The five routes within this programme prepare for a range of people and situations to deliver safe, effective and person-centred care at a higher level of practice. You will explore professional and clinical implications of working as an autonomous practitioner and develop the leadership skills to advance and lead new innovative healthcare services.

Job Prospects

This Advancing Practice course offered at  Robert Gordon University recognises the accepted international benchmark for advanced practice and trains you to be highly experienced and educated member of care teams who can diagnose and treat healthcare needs or make a referral to an appropriate specialist.


This course is accredited by the Royal College of Nursing and the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Contemporary Community Nursing
  • Advanced Concepts of Improving Health and Wellbeing
  • Specialist Practice in District Nursing
  • Professional Contexts In Advancing Practice
  • Leadership for Advancing Practice
  • Clinical History Taking and Examination Skills for Advancing Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadlines are agreed for individual courses. Make sure you apply in time to be sure of your chance of a place.


180 alternative credits
  • Full-Time 210
  • Part-Time 180



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The minimum entry requirement for this programme will normally be an honours degree or its equivalent.
  • In addition, because of the work based nature of the programme, all students must be working in clinical practice or sponsored by a Health Board and have access to a practice assessor/practice supervisor.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12480 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12480 GBP per year during 18 months.
  • National

    6900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6900 GBP per year during 18 months.

Part-Time Over 3 years UK/EU 

  • Year 3 £1,720
  • Years 1 & 2 £2,590


  • Year 3 £3,120
  • Years 1 & 2 £4,680

Living costs for Aberdeen

729 - 1069 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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