Advanced Clinical Practice (Mental Health) at Middlesex University - UCAS

Middlesex University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Advanced Clinical Practice (Mental Health) (Taught)

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Course summary

.Our Advanced Clinical Practice (ACP) degree will enable you as an experienced practitioner working at an advanced level to meet the nationally agreed advanced clinical practice criteria. This will include the four pillars of advanced practice (clinical practice, leadership and management, education and research) in order to further develop your role as an advanced clinical practitioner. Why study MSc/PGDip Advanced Clinical Practice at Middlesex University? The core focus of the programme is the recognition of and building on previously acquired knowledge and skills, combined with workplace learning and supplemented with virtual live and on-demand pre-recorded modules. Key to the programme is the relationship between the trainee, your clinical supervisor and your University tutor. This course has been designed with four main pathways depending on your experience and chosen career path. You can graduate with any of the following titles: MSc/PGDip Advanced Clinical Practice (Nursing) MSc/PGDip Advanced Clinical Practice (Midwifery) MSc/PGDip Advanced Clinical Practice (Mental Health) MSc/PGDip Advanced Clinical Practice (Primary Care Nursing) Whether studying for a PG Diploma or an master's degree, you will benefit from our pre-programme consultation and advice which continues throughout the course. You'll also benefit from our unique personal tutoring system which takes a proactive approach and echoes the values of ‘building success for all’, helping you to reach your potential as a qualified advanced clinical practitioner. As an experienced practitioner working at an advanced level, we know that you have the makings of an advanced clinical practitioner having already gained academic qualifications and experience. Our job is to capture that past learning, to work with you and your clinical supervisor to build on your experience by identifying work-place learning opportunities. Course highlights Recognition of prior learning wherever that takes place Focus on work place learning Pre-course consultation and advice Tripartite reviews: clinical supervisor, practitioner, university tutor Clinical supervisor preparation and on-going support


Capabilities for Advanced Clinical Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory Advanced Practitioner Enquiry (30 credits) - Compulsory Advanced Work Based Project (MSc pathway only) (60 credits) - Compulsory

Entry requirements

An honours degree of 2:2 or above in nursing, midwifery or a related subject Further requirements Current UK nursing and midwifery registration, and be practising at an advanced level of nursing / midwifery practice together with a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check in place A minimum 3 years full time experience, or equivalent, in the area of practice disciplines Access to a clinical practice supervisor to support the work placed learning, portfolio development and to validate achievement of the capabilities as set out by the Health Education England Framework (2017)/ Royal College of General Practitioners (2020). This must be a registered health or social care professional working at an advanced level of practice. Evidence of prospective employment as an Advanced Practitioner on completion of the programme Evidence of passing an International Language Testing System (IELTS) with a score of 7.0 with a mean score of 6.5 in all elements or equivalent testing systems. Eligibility UK students only are eligible to apply for this course. Academic credit for previous study or experience If you have relevant qualifications or work experience, academic credit may be awarded towards your Middlesex University programme of study. For further information please visit our Accreditation of Prior Learning page. Interviews, entrance tests, portfolios and auditions You will be expected to attend a pre-programme planning discussion

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5With at least 6.0 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)87With at least 21 in Listening & writing
PTE Academic58With at least 51 in all components

Visit our general entry requirements page, by clicking on the link below, to see how these points can be achieved from our acceptable level 3 qualifications and the combinations which are welcomed by Middlesex University, including GCSE requirements.

Entry Qualifications

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £57 Credit
Northern Ireland £57 Credit
Scotland £57 Credit
Wales £57 Credit

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Advanced Clinical Practice (Mental Health) at Middlesex University - UCAS