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MSc in Advanced Practice

How to applyHealth, Nursing and Midwifery

About the course

Designed to meet demand for advanced practice studies within health and social care, this programme provides the next step in career progression and academic development.

This inter-professional programme allows you to focus on specialist pathways, whilst maintaining a focus on the core principles of advanced practice including: leadership, professionalism, inter-professional communication, and service development and evaluation.

Key Facts

Tuition Fees

UK/EU:
Part time: £780 (20 credits) £2,335 (60 credits) £3,500 (90 credits)

A new system of postgraduate loans for Masters degrees in the UK are now available. They provide up to £10,280 for full-time and part-time taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas. For more information, visit our Postgraduate Loans page.


More information on fees can be found in the funding information section of this page.

Application deadlines

All applicants: TBC

Entry requirements

Minimum

A minimum of a 2:2 Honours degree or equivalent in nursing, midwifery or another relevant discipline, plus appropriate experience in a professional environment.

International students

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with 5.5 in each skill.

For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.

If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

Study information

The single framework structure enables greater continuity and equity in pursuit of the masters level award, and ensures that all students acquire the necessary knowledge and skills at the forefront of their discipline related to research, literature review methods, and the support of specialist developments.

Year 1

  • Introduction to Physical Health Assessment
  • Advanced Decision Making in Practice
  • Core Skills for Physical Health Assessment

Year 2 

  • Optional discipline-specific module
  • Research and Literature Review Methods
  • Advanced Practice Informed Learning

Year 3 

  • Dissertation 

* All modules are subject to availability.

Funding information

Future prospects

The programme provides a vehicle for continuous professional development for a range of qualified nurses and midwives from within the Yorkshire and Humber region.

Commissioned by Health Education Yorkshire and Humber (HEYH), students are employed by a service provider for the duration of the programme. Some hold permanent posts, whilst others are on training contracts.